Middle School Coaching Staff

Curtis Middle School
    Shelly Bass
    8th Grade Coach
    Tanya McGregor
    7th Grade Coach
Coach Bass is in her 11th year of teaching and coaching for Allen ISD. She teaches Health Science Careers at Curtis Middle School. She has lived in Allen for over 30 years and graduated from Allen High School in 2000. She received her B.S. degree in Neuroscience from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2006. In addition to volleyball, she enjoys traveling (especially road trips), watching old movies, spending time with her family (4 siblings and 16 nieces and nephews), and going for long walks.

This is Coach McGregorís 1st year at Curtis Middle School and her 3rd year coaching. Along with coaching 7th grade Volleyball and track, she is teaching PE and Leadership. She received her bachelorís degree in Sociology with a minor in Health Studies from the University of North Texas. Besides coaching, she loves watching and playing sports, camping, going to the lake, and traveling with her family. She and her husband have 1 son and 1 daughter.

Ereckson Middle School
    Jennifer Hill
    8th Grade Coach
    Valerie Love
    7th Grade Coach
Coach Hill is on her 2nd year of coaching at Ereckson Middle School and 6th year in Allen ISD. Coach Hill currently teaches 7th/8th grade Physical Education. Coach Hill is originally from San Angelo, TX where she played volleyball, softball, basketball and track for her high school team. After High School, Coach Hill went on to college to play volleyball where she was named to conference, regional and All-American teams. Coach Hill is a graduate from Texas A&M University-Commerce with her Bachelors of Science in Education in 2007 and furthered her education and completed her Masterís in Education Administration in 2014.

Coach Hill has been teaching and coaching for years and has 4 years of head coaching experience. Coach Hill has also coached softball, powerlifting, track and basketball at her previous schools. In her free time, Coach Hill loves to travel, hang out with family and friends, workout, attend sporting events, cook while helping others with their health and wellness.

Coach Love is beginning her 1st coaching/teaching in Allen. She has been coaching and teaching for 4 years. Coach Love comes from Plano ISD where she coached 7th Grade volleyball, and 7th/8th track. Coach Love attended the University of North Texas in Denton, TX where she received a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood and Family Education. Throughout her collegiate career, she played intramural volleyball. Besides coaching and playing volleyball, Coach Love enjoys exercising, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

Ford Middle School
    Heather Whitcomb
    8th Grade Coach
    Jade Hartsfield
    7th Grade Coach
Coach Whitcomb is starting her Hartsfield's 2nd year of coaching at Ford Middle School, her 10th year of coaching overall. She was a collegiate athlete at the University of Central Missouri where she played softball. She is coaching volleyball and track and teaching PE. She has a bachelorís degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Health Education and received her Masterís degree in Kinesiology at Stephen F. Austin State University. In addition to coaching, she enjoys playing with her daughter, cooking, crafting, running, playing all sports, and spending time her family and friends!

This is Coach Hartsfield's 1st year coaching at Ford Middle School and her 4th year overall. She majored in Kinesiology and minored in Nutrition at Stephen F. Austin State University. In addition to teaching and coaching, she loves spending time with her family, traveling, camping and all things involving sports and fitness.

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