Jessica has co-head coached the Timberwolves the past two years along side her father, Dave Baty. Prior to that she assisted the program since 2012. During this time, the Timberwolves have been at the top of the East Region every year, and went on to win the NWAC Championships four years in a row.
Jessica played Outside Hitter and Setter for Pendleton High School and Columbia Juniors Volleyball Club. Jessica's has collegiate experience at the Division I and Division II level. She was recruited to play Libero for Western Oregon University (2006-2008) and later transferred to play for the University of Portland (2008-2010), while earning her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing.
Jessica obtained her Masters Degree in Nursing Education and is now a full-time faculty member for the Nursing program at Blue Mountain Community College. She enjoys spending free time with her family and riding her horse.
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As the head coach of the Timberwolves, Dave Baty has set new records at Blue Mountain Community College. A multiple recipient of the NWAC and East Region coach of the Year award; Baty also has been voted AVCA Two-Year College West Region Coach of the Year. The successful run the program is on began in 2009, Baty’s first full season at BMCC. Since then, the Blue Mountain Volleyball program has a win loss record of 243-40. The winning % of .846 is tops in the Northwest by a wide margin. NWAC championships in 2010, 2012 and 2013 have become highlights in the young successful history of the program. There have been three NWAC MVPs and seven AVCA All-Americans. The program recruits quality young women who are student-athletes; that also play volleyball at a certain level of skill. We have sent many students on up to many NCAA and NAIA colleges to complete their Bachelor’s degree, while playing volleyball.
The 2014 season finished with a 45-4 record and another East Region Championship (five in the last six years). The East Region MVP was our own Sierra Linke and Baty was voted Coach of the year. Come to Blue Mountain and be part of our growing list of terrific young ladies and great memories.
Lindsay Barnes is in her first year coaching in the NWAC. Lindsay spent the last two seasons as Head Volleyball Coach for East Valley High School in Yakima, WA. Lindsay grew up in Moxee, WA where she played Libero for East Valley High School and many club seasons for Team Yakima and Columbia Juniors. Lindsay went on to play at several collegiate levels including Dl, Dll and eventually playing in the NWAC at Spokane Falls Community College. Lindsay currently holds the digs per game record at Spokane Falls with 5.38 digs per game. Lindsay teaches middle school Social Studies at Stanfield Secondary school just outside of Hermiston, OR. When not coaching or playing volleyball Lindsay enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.