Leon Athletic Director Mark Feely did not need to look far when searching for Hall of Fame Volleyball Coach Joy Becker’s replacement. Leon Assistant Coach Angie Strickland has been named the new Head Volleyball Coach at Leon, one of Florida’s most respected and successful volleyball programs.
Angie has resided in Tallahassee since 1999 when she moved here to pursue her Masters and Ph.D. degrees at Florida State University. She began her coaching career here in Tallahassee as the Freshman and JV coach at Leon from 1999-2001. While completing her Ph.D. at FSU she was Lincoln High School’s head volleyball coach. She graduated with her Ph.D. in Physical Education in 2004. Angie expanded her career at Lincoln High School by also teaching Physical Education. Currently, Angie is working at the Northern Florida Bankruptcy Trustee. She coached the NFVA 18’s this past season and advanced the team to Nationals.