Polly Jones

Head Coach, Polly Jones, joined Pelham Park (formerly Riverchase) Middle School in 2000.  She became the head volleyball coach of the 7th and 8th grade teams in 2002.

 

Coach Jones took over the volleyball program and turned around the direction of the program.  In 2003 and 2004, she won 7th grade Metro Championships.  She won Shelby County League Championships for two straight years in 2008-2009.  She has also won the Southern Conference Championship 4 times (2010, 2014, 2015, and 2016).  In 2016, both 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams won the Southern Conference Championship.  In 2017, the 8th grade volleyball team came in runner ups in the Southern Conference.

 

Coach Jones grew up here in Birmingham, Alabama.  She graduated from Shades Valley High School.  She played two years of basketball at Shelton State before coming to University of Alabama Birmingham to finish her education.  Coach Jones is currently in her 20th year of teaching and coaching with 18 years in Pelham.  She has one daughter, Jaden (14).