Middle School Volleyball
Coach Ashlie is a native Houstonian. She attended Cy-Creek High School where her team made a Final Four appearance for State. She attended The University of Mary-Hardin Baylor where she received her degree and was named Conference Defensive Player of the year from 2003-2005. She earned numerous Ford Player of the Week, 4-time ASC Player of the Week, 2-time West Division Defensive Player of the week. Ashlie is the Athletic Director at Grace Christian Academy and Head Varsity Volleyball Coach. She has coached in both the middle and high school volleyball programs, and coaches a Varsity Golf program with multiple TAPPS State Tournament appearances.
She has been coaching 10 years coaches and also club ball at Texas Tornados. She has earned a National Bid for Junior Olympics and has had many former players go on to play in college.
Ashlie is the proud new mother of Devyn Monroe, a current "Mini Eagle" and is happily married to her husband. In her free time she volunteers with Special Olympics, Senior Olympics and Read Across America.
Coach Ferris born and raised in Baytown, Texas. She was a competitive cheerleader from grade school all the way through college. She graduated from Lee College with an Associate's of Art and ECE-4th grace. She then went on to graduate from the University of Houston-Clear Lake with a Bachelors' of Science and Geography. Coach Ferris has been with Grace Christian Academy for 5 years. She has coached junior girl's basketball, volleyball and softball. She is currently the Assistant Volleyball Coach and Athletics Assistant.
She is the proud mother of Jaiden (current All-State Setter at GCA), Kylar and Kaydence. She is happily married to her husband Mark, who is a Pasadena firefighter. Summer enjoys giving back to the community and helping out in any way here at GCA.