Varsity – Carrie Jo Donnan

Varsity Coach Carrie Jo Donnan graduated from A-C Central in 1993. She attended the College of St. Francis then graduated from Illinois College in 1997, where she played volleyball and softball. She obtained her Masters in Teaching and Leadership from UIS in 2003. She was the head coach at A-C Central for 10 years, capturing 5 Regional Titles and 7 Conference Titles. This is her 6th year as head coach of the Lady Jays. Her career coaching record is 300-198. She taught junior high math at A-C for 15 years and this is her 5th year teaching high school math at PORTA. Coach Donnan is from Chandlerville and lives in rural Petersburg. She is married to Kevin and has two sons–Trace (12) and Nash (9).  In her spare time, she owns and operates Donnan Awards, a plaque/trophy/engraving business, with her husband. She enjoys boating and watching her boys play baseball and golf. She is a fan of Nebraska Volleyball and the St. Louis Cardinals.

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