Coach Kienholz brings a lot of knowledge and over 10 years of coaching experience to the Oahe Volleyball staff. She has been a resident of Pierre, SD since 2003 when she took over as Club Director for the Oahe Volleyball, taking the reigns from her mother, Kathy Heiss.
Kacy (Heiss) Kienholz grew up in Page, NE and took her volleyball skills to Minnesota for a collegiate career at Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU). After college, Kacy became Pierre’s high school head volleyball coach in 2006 where she had a lot of success. After only two years of coaching, Kacy was named 2007 Volleyball Coach of the Year by the South Dakota High School Coaches Association. Bringing the Lady Governors to a 27-1 season record and a 2nd place state finish. She was also a 2011 recipient of the NCR’s Founders Award, honoring individuals who have been involved in the advancement of the sport of volleyball in the region.
Kacy continues to be a huge asset to our club every year, with knowledge and experience that is unmatched and a contagious competitive spirit.