Youth Program Director, Master Coach
Coach Kristie Marshall-Snodgrass has been with Platform Elite since it’s inception in 2006. This will be her seventh season directing the Youth Program and as our Lead Trainer for our 11u and 12u teams. Kristie oversees all practices and tournaments for the 12u and younger teams and runs our VolleyKids Clinics and Youth Academy multiple times per year for young athletes, kindergarten through 6th grades. Kristie received the award for Junior Outstanding Leader in 2014 from the Iowa Volleyball Region.
Prior to taking on the Youth Academy and VolleyKids, Kristie was the head coach of the 15National team. In 2010 and 2011, Kristie’s teams qualified for and competed at USAV Nationals. Kristie was the assistant coach for the Platform Elite 16s in 2007 and 2008.
Kristie began her coaching career in 1999 for Mississippi Valley Volleyball Club as the 15u head coach until 2001. During the fall of 2001 she was the freshman volleyball coach at Rock Island High School. From 2001-2003 she coached the 18s for Dig This VBC. From 2003-2006 she coached the 16s for Moline Juniors.
Kristie was born and raised in Dubuque, IA where she attended Wahlert High School. In the years (1995-1998) she played at Wahlert they won two state championships. She then went to St. Ambrose University where she played volleyball and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Computer Network Administration and a minor in Marketing. Today she is a securities licensed Branch Operations Manager for VisionPoint Advisory Group in Davenport. Kristie, her husband Kevin, and baby girl Hadley reside in Eldridge.