Head Coach Alisa Blair
Blair spent four years playing for NCAA Division II Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. Angelo State competes in the Lone Star Conference which is one of the toughest NCAA division II conferences in the nation. Blair only played two years until injury plagued her career, but her injuries did not stop her from contributing in other ways. From the sidelines, she helped her team have the most successful year in the Belles’ history in 2012. In 2012, the Belles’ won the Lone Star Conference the first time since 1992 and also made it all the way to the Regional Championship game (the first appearance in the school’s history). During her playing years, Blair was an outside hitter and defensive specialist for the Belles’ and led the team in services aces both years. Also during her time at Angelo State, Meredith served as President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes for four years. She graduated from Angelo State with a bachelor’s in Psychology. She is currently continuing her education at Angelo State to obtain her master’s in Coaching, Sport, Recreation and Fitness in the College of Education.
Blair spent the summer of 2011 living and working in Huntington Beach, California for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Volleyball. She also served as relations and camp game organization assistant under Graeme Cowgill, Director of Volunteer and Staff Development for FCAV.
Alongside her collegiate playing career, Blair coached many different young players in private volleyball lessons and camps across the state of Texas. She also served every summer at various Fellowship of Christian Athletes Camps across Texas.
In high school, Blair had a successful career at River Road High School in Amarillo, Texas. She was a TGCA First Team All-State selection her sophomore year and TGCA First-Team Academic All-State her senior year. She was selected all four years First-Team All-District. Blair was selected after her senior year as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Female Athlete of the Year. Blair also lettered four years in track for the Wildcats and qualified for regional in all five events she competed in her junior year.
Blair was recently married to Craig Blair of Pflugerville, Texas this coming June 2014. The two met at ASU where Mr. Blair was a pitcher for the Ram’s baseball program.