Lady Guard Volleyball

Four years ago, Headmaster Rod Fletcher and Athletic Director Wally Dawkins made a concerted effort to build a girl’s program that would not only develop the girl’s athletic abilities, but also would foster their character and academic success.

“The Brook Hill Volleyball program is about commitment,” Coach Wise said. “We commit to hard work, we commit to our team, we commit to bettering ourselves, and we commit to Christ.”

The Lady Guard is coming off of a successful 2016 season. They went 20-13 overall finishing tied for 2nd in their district and advancing to playoffs. Nine postseason recognitions were awarded to the Lady Guard for their hard work all season. The Lady Guard Volleyball Program is more than just developing the skills to compete in the game.

“We also strive to instill notable characteristics into our athletes,” Wise said. “We practice the game and play to win, but we also choose to bring glory to God through our success and defeats. Being a Lady Guard Volleyball athlete means COMMITTING to buying into something that is greater than ourselves. We are pumped to get the 2017 season underway and excited for the opportunities God gives us in this upcoming season.”

Lady Guard claim nine postseason recognitions on TAPPS All-District Volleyball awards list:
All-District Defensive Player award: Brianna Young
All-District Setter: Lauren Eden
First Team All-District: Megan Priddy, Kay Kay Smith and Brianna Young
Second Team All-District: Maddie Anthony, Morgan Carpenter, Lauren Eden and Katherine Mondrick
Honorable Mention All-District: Adrianna Kuechle and Jacee Callens
Lady Guard Megan Priddy made the Academic All State team.



Lady Guard JV Volleyball

Lady Guard Varsity Volleyball



Coaching Staff


Becky Knight

Athletic Department Assistant

Becky Knight is the Assistant to Athletics at Brook Hill, Assistant Girls Soccer coach, and the Assistant Varsity Girls Track coach. Becky graduated from Auburn University in 2011 with her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. This will be Becky’s fourth year at Brook Hill and her 3rd season with the Lady Guard Soccer and Track teams. […]

Mallory Simmons

Assistant Volleyball Coach; Assistant Basketball Coach; Lower School PE Aide; Assistant to Athletics

This is Mallory’s second year at Brook Hill and second year for coaching volleyball and basketball. She played college volleyball at Texas Woman’s University. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Mallory’s hobbies include spending time with her family, traveling, playing sports and being at the lake. She is excited to be a part […]

Candise Wise

Head Volleyball Coach, Assistant Basketball Coach, Assistant Softball Coach

This is Candise’s first year to take over the Lady Guard program as  Head Volleyball Coach. She has been an assistant for both softball and volleyball for the past 3 years. Candise pursued both volleyball and softball in her recruiting process for college, where she then chose to play softball at Trinity Valley Community College. She […]


Lady Guard players named to all-district volleyball team

November 17, 2016

Brook Hill seniors Brianna Young, Megan Priddy and Kay Kay Smith were instrumental in the Lady Guard finishing tied for second place in the TAPPS 3-5A standings. They have now been recognized by the other coaches of the district with first-team all-district honors. Seniors Lauren Eden and Brianna Young also received superlative awards with Eden named […]

Football, volleyball and cheer teams advance to playoffs

November 11, 2016

From the desk of Wally Dawkins, Athletic Director: On the first day of August, right in the heart of what is known as the “Dog Days of Summer,” over 125 Brook Hill athletes, coaches, and support staff began preparing for their upcoming seasons. Like all athletes, teams and coaches, the goal is to get into the […]

Brook Hill Lady Guard delivers successful volleyball season

October 31, 2016

Brook Hill received five kills and two blocks from Morgan Carpenter and a combined 28 digs from seniors Brianna Young and Kay Kay Smith, but it was not enough to get past Dallas Christian Thursday in their opening-round TAPPS 5A playoff match. The Lady Guard were stopped in three games, 25-14, 25-14, 25-10 to complete […]

Brook Hill middle school volleyball cap succesful seasons

October 24, 2016

Brook Hill Middle School’s 7th grade A and 8th grade A volleyball teams played in their season finale last week at the TAPSAC Tournament held at Tyler Grace Community School. The Lady Guard 7th A team reached the semifinals before being stopped in a hard-fought three-set match by host Grace. The Lady Guard 8th A […]

Lady Guard give district-leading Tyler All Saints all it can handle in eventual loss

October 19, 2016

Brook Hill split its first two games with district-leaders Tyler All Saints on Tuesday, crushing the undefeated opponent from TAPPS 3-5A in Game 2, 25-5. That made the third game pivotal and neither team blinked until the 30th point when All Saints emerged from a marathon Game 3, 30-28. Down 2-1, Brook Hill now had to […]

Brook Hill volleyball team puts in work off the court

October 17, 2016

This weekend, the Brook Hill Lady Guard volleyball teams (JV/2 and varsity) did community service by revamping the Herrington Gymnasium lobby. There were plenty of tasks for everyone including cleaning the concession stand for Coach Knight, as well as taping, priming and painting the lobby. The girls had a great time and it was a […]

Lady Guard make quick work of Bishop Gorman

October 17, 2016

Led by nine kills from Adrianna Kuechle, Brook Hill varsity defeated Tyler Bishop Gorman in sweep fashion, winning 25-15, 25-11, 25-14 on Friday. The win raised the Lady Guard’s record to 3-2 and placed Brook Hill in second place in TAPPS 3-5A with one more league match remaining against district-leading Tyler All Saints. A win […]

Brook Hill MS volleyball teams sweep Palestine

October 13, 2016

Brook Hill middle school enjoyed a perfect outing against Palestine on Tuesday with all four teams securing victories. The 7th Grade B team started things off, overcoming a loss in Game 1 to rally and win the next two games over Palestine to win 23-25, 25-19, 15-8. Harley Cooper’s strong serves helped fuel the victory. […]


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