2018 Season Summary:

Our second season of Griffin volleyball we grew from 12 to 18 athletes.  We were able to compete with a variety of teams at different levels of experience during the regular season and at the state tournament.  Both Junior High A and B teams took home their first official match wins as well! We are looking forward to adding a Rhetoric team to our program next year.  


Check for details on our Camps and Clinics page.

Laura Thurman -  HEAD Volleyball coach

Coach Thurman enters her third season at the helm of the Dialectic and Rhetoric Volleyball programs.  Laura grew up in Tulsa graduating from Bishop Kelley where she was a member of the volleyball team.  She also played club volleyball for Team Tulsa. Laura attended the University of Oklahoma and earned a bachelor degree in Psychology, and in Human Relations. Currently, in addition to her coaching role, she is a Legal Assistant at Chesapeake Energy and working towards a Masters Degree in Energy Management.

Megan Alderson - Assistant Coach

   Coach Alderson is in her first year coaching at The ACADEMY and teaches Physical Education at North Campus.  In addition to her role as the assistant volleyball coach, Megan will also be working as the girls basketball assistant coach as well.  Megan, a Portland, OR native, is a graduate of Oklahoma Christian University ('18) where she worked alongside Coach McKinzie as a Program Assistant for the Men's Basketball Team, and most recently worked as an Admissions Counselor for the university.  Coach Alderson also coached the Middle School volleyball and basketball teams at Oklahoma Christian School in 2017-18.  

   Megan is married to Evan Alderson and lives in Edmond.