Kendall Searcy - Asst. Coach
Kendall Searcy is a 2020 graduate from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. While at Hamilton,she competed as a two sport athlete in both Volleyball and Softball, while pursuing her Neuroscience degree. She was a 4 year starter and team captain for both sports. Throughout her career she received many awards including all-academic team, second team all-conference, and NESCAC All-sportsmanship team. Her senior year, she had the honor of receiving the Jean Gelas award given to one senior female student athlete who displays outstanding leadership, sportsmanship, and athletic ability during their 4 years. Kendall also participated in many service clubs, worked as a laboratory technician, and even hosted her own country radio show. Kendall is a Kingwood Park alumni (‘16). While at KPHS she was a three year Varsity starter for Volleyball, Basketball and Softball. Her senior year she was awarded the Volleyball District defensive player of the year as Libero. She is extremely proud and excited to be returning to The Park to coach those that were once in her shoes. At KPHS Kendall is teaching Biology and Aquatic Science as well as Assistant Coaching for Softball.
Once a panther always a panther!
Coach Stafford is first year assistant volleyball coach in the Kingwood Park Volleyball program. She graduated from Huffman-Hargrave High School in 2016, where she spent her varsity years playing for Coach Miser. During her high school years she helped her team to the Regional Quarterfinal’s, as a defensive specialist, for both the 2014 and 2015 seasons, and earning the Heart Award. She was also a member of NHS, graduated top 10% of her class, 2016 class Treasurer, and was voted the 2016 class clown (She’s most proud of that last one). After graduating she went on to play as a defensive specialist at Trinity Valley Community College, where she earned her associates degree. Coach Stafford is currently working as a paraprofessional for KPHS while pursuing a Bachelor’s in Secondary Education in Math. She married her husband, Matt Stafford, one year ago and they share two dogs. She is excited to be coaching/ teaching at such an accredited and community involved school. Go Panthers!