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Most Notable

  • Volleyball icon Member of the U.S. Women's Sitting National Team since 2018

Events

  • Medal 2018 World ParaVolley World Championships - Silver
  • Medal 2019 ParaVolley World Super 6 - Gold
  • Medal 2019 Parapan American Games - Gold
  • flag 2018 Exhibitions vs Canada at USA Volleyball Open Nationals

Personal Highlights

  • Volleyball icon Born 1997
  • Volleyball icon Married Kyle Coffee in 2020
  • Volleyball icon Parents are Trey and Janna Williams... has an older brother
  • Volleyball icon Majored in Marketing
  • Volleyball icon Diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma in 2016 (the week of her 19th birthday). Was given three surgery options and rotationplasty was the best option for her to have an active, healthy life.
  • Volleyball icon Played volleyball for one semester at Texas Lutheran University before being diagnosed with cancer
  • Volleyball icon Started a foundation called Live n Leap that grants needs and dreams to adolescent and young adult patients (ages 18-29) with life-threatening illnesses

 

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  • On her surgery"The happiest moment in my life was July 7, 2016 when she had her amputation because it opened up so many amazing doors."
  • On her foundation"I made it a goal to make sure no other patient felt the way I did when I was told there are not any nationwide philanthropic foundations that benefited AYA patients in this way"