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ThunderWolves Volleyball Camps

Coaching Staff

Jordan Willis
Assistant Coach

Jordan Willis is in his fifth season as assistant volleyball coach at CSU-Pueblo.

In 2014, Willis helped guide the Pack to a 17-12 (11-7 RMAC) record and a No. 5 seed in the conference tournament. The 17 victories were the most for the Pack since the 1997 season, while the 11 league wins was their top mark dating back to 2004.

In his first year with the ThunderWolves, he helped coach the Pack to its first winning record and RMAC playoff appearance in five years as the team went 15-13 and finished 7th in the RMAC.

Prior to CSU-Pueblo, Willis was an assistant at Texas A&M-Kingsville from 2007-10, where he helped lead the Javelinas to two Lone Star Conference Tournament appearances.

He came to A&M-Kingsville after serving as the Coordinator of Club Volleyball at his alma mater, St. Mary’s of California. He coached both the men’s and women’s club teams and led the men’s team to a No. 19 national ranking in Division II Club Volleyball.

He also served as head coach at Ygnacio Valley High School in Concord, Calif. for four years and worked at Pinnacle Volleyball Club in Walnut Creek, Calif. for a year.

He received his undergraduate degree from St. Mary’s in 2002 and his master’s degree in 2006. He volunteered for AmeriCorps in New York City for a year, working with youth at an inner-city high school.

Willis was a four year starting setter on the St. Mary’s Club Volleyball team. He was also a three-time all-Northern California Collegiate Volleyball League selection. While an undergrad, he coached two years at St. Mary College High School.

Angela McAdams
Assistant Coach

Angela McAdams joined the CSU-Pueblo Volleyball coaching staff in the summer of 2015.

McAdams returned to Pueblo, where she played two seasons for the ThunderWolves (2011-12), after spending over a year working at the Austin Sports Center in Cedar Park, Texas. While at the Austin Sports Center, McAdams worked in various capacities, including a camps and clinics volleyball coach, facilities staff member, volleyball programming coordinator and tournament director. McAdams served as an assistant volleyball coach at Austin Junior Volleyball from Oct. 2014 through July 2015. She also held the head volleyball coaching position at Max Performance from Nov. 2013 through June 2014.

As a player, McAdams was a part of the ThunderWolves program from 2011-2012. She was named a team captain in 2012 and the team’s offensive player of the year that same season. During her career, she was a three-time Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Week and helped lead the Pack to an appearance in the RMAC Volleyball Tournament in 2011.

Since 2001 when collegiate volleyball moved to its current rally-scoring format, McAdams holds CSU-Pueblo’s single-season record in hitting percentage with a .320 mark during the 2012 season. That same season, she averaged 0.92 blocks per game, ranking her ninth in program history during the rally-scoring era. McAdams concluded her playing career with the ThunderWolves with 453 kills, 149 blocks, 76 digs and a .294 hitting percentage in 194 career sets.     

McAdams began her collegiate playing career at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. She was a member of Blinn’s 2008 NJCAA National Championship team.

McAdams graduated from CSU-Pueblo in 2013 with a degree in exercise science-health promotion and wellness. She became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in Feb. 2014 by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.