La Porte, IN

–Ali Ritchie

Coach Ali Ritchie is a graduate of New Prairie High School where she was a four year varsity setter whose team won threNorthern State Conference championships and sectional and regional championships her senior year. As a junior and senior, she was named to the all-conference teams, twice to the all-tournament team at the Plymouth Powerball Tournaments and was the MVP of the LaPorte Tournament in 2013. Additionally, Ali played club volleyball at Dunes for eight years under such coaches as Jan Fitzpatrick, Rick Ashmore, Jamie Ashmore and John Presnell.  Coach Ali is currently a senior nursing student at Indiana University South Bend where she played volleyball for Coach Jamie Ashmore as a freshman and sophomore.  Ali plays volleyball in several area adult leagues and has been an instructor and coach at Dunes for four years, most recently coaching Dunes 15 Gray in 2017