Kirsten played 4 years of Division 1 College Volleyball at Saint Mary's College of California where she earned team MVP awards and All-Conference WCC recognition.
Prior to playing at Saint Mary's College Kirsten played 3 years of Varsity Volleyball at Tokay High School where she was named the Tokay and SJAA League MVP.
Kirsten returned to volleyball in 2011 as the Varsity Coach at Linden High School. After two seasons, she moved to Edison High School of Stockton where she coached the Varsity team for three seasons, leading them to playoffs in both 2014 & 2015. Kirsten returned to her high school alma-mater in 2019 and had the honor of coaching the Tokay Varsity team to playoffs.
Kirsten's club experience is as follows:
Current Delta Valley 14-1 Blue Head Coach
2022: Delta Valley 16-1 Blue Head Coach
2021: Delta Valley 15-1 Blue Head Coach
2020: Delta Valley 14-1 Blue Head Coach
2019: Delta Valley 13-1 Blue Head Coach
2018: Delta Valley 18-1 Blue Head Coach
2017: Delta Valley 17-1 Blue Head Coach and Spark 12-1 Head Coach
2016: Spark 12-1 Head Coach
2015: Spark 16-1 Power Head Coach
2014: Spark 15-1 Power Assistant Coach
Kirsten works as a K-12 Education Specialist in Lodi. She and her husband Mike have four children, all of which have continued their passion for sports onto the college level.