Marcie Masselink will enter her first season as head coach for Grace Bible College this fall in the 2012 season. Marcie is a graduate of Cornerstone University where she played four years for the Golden Eagles as a setter, While at CU, she earned team MVP for two years, team defensive player of the year, and was team captain for two years. Coach Masselink also broke the career assist record at Cornerstone University with 6,274 assists.
In the off season, Marcie coaches club volleyball in Grand Rapids. Marcie has coached at a number of clubs and schools in the area and has a wide variety of experience coaching and playing volleyball. Marcie hopes to use her experience in and around West Michigan to help build the volleyball team at Grace.
“We are so excited to have Marcie and her husband Scott as part of our sports programs here at GBC. She has an exciting personality and the girls are really going to enjoy her enthusiasm for the game. We feel that she is the exact person we were looking for to take over our program. She will bring instruction for individual improvement and experience for chemistry building for the team. We are confident that she will continue to build on the successes of former Coach John Spooner” – Gary Bailey, Director of Sports Operations.
Former Coach John Spooner resigned at the end of the 2011 season to be able to spend more time in his position as Director of Campus Ministries at Grace. Coach Spooner leaves as the all-time win leader in Women’s Volleyball.
Marcie is married to Scott Masselink and lives in Grand Rapids. Both Scott and Marcie are graduates of South Christian High School.
“I am excited to be a part of the Grace community. I look forward to working with the players here and future players to continue to build this exciting volleyball program. Grace supports their teams very well from the Administration to the fans in the stands. There are great travel opportunities for the players to not only play volleyball but to for new experiences.” – Head Coach Marcie Masselink