Christie has been a volleyball player and coach for over 17 years, earning many honors as a player in high school and college in Western NY. As a coach in FL, she directed Brandon Sparks Volleyball, a USAV club with 10 teams in the Tampa area, as well as coaching two time AAAA Region Champions Armwood high school and three time Division Champions BSBA middle school. In the CSRA, Christie has helped coach Fox Creek High School to their first two A Region Championships, and Wardlaw Academy to four consecutive A SCISA State Championships. She has coached with the Heat since 2008.
Outside of volleyball, Christie teaches Literature and Spanish at Wardlaw Academy, and loves spending time with her husband Bill and daughters Katie and Beth.