The GCA Volleyball program promotes excellence at both the middle school and high school level. We want to provide unparalleled instruction that ensures the building of character and the development of skills and sportsmanship, while providing a Christ-centered environment for our players to reach their maximum potential. With an unyielding work ethic, we believe that our players will be successful both on and off the court during their time at Grace Christian Academy and upon graduation.
Coach Ardoin attended The University of Mary-Hardin Baylor where she received her degree and was named Conference Defensive Player of the year from 2003-2005. Ashlie has worked as an Athletics Assistant, coached in both the middle and high school volleyball programs, assisted the varsity program to two playoff appearances, and coached a Varsity Golf program. She coaches at Texas Tornadoes Volleyball Club where her team earned a National bid for the Junior Olympics. In her spare time she also likes to volunteer with the Special Olympics and Senior Olympics.
Coach Summer Ferris graduated from University of Houston-Clear Lake and is in her 4th year of coaching the Junior High Basketball Team. She led the 2019 "A" Volleyball Team to an Undefeated District Season with a 9-0 Record. Coach Ferris graduated from Lee College with an Associate of Arts Degree in ECE-4th grade and graduated from the University of Houston-Clear Lake with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography. She is currently in her 4th year of teaching History in our Junior High Department.