Head Coach, Jacquie Rost, has been leading the Charger Volleyball program for 24 years. Coach Rost has a career record of 617-221. She has been named the NLC Coach of the Year thirteen times (2002-2011, 2013-2015). Twice she was honored as the State Coach of the Year (2003, 2007) and once as the North Coach of the Year (2009).
Charger volleyball, under the leadership of Coach Jacquie Rost, has been crowned champions of the Northern Lakes Conference thirteen times in: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2015. In fact, since joining the NLC in 2001, the Charger Volleyball team has a conference record of 112 wins and just 14 losses.
Charger Volleyball has been Sectional Champions nine times in: 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2015. They have been Regional Champions six times in: 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2014, and 2015. Charger Volleyball has been State Finalists four times in: 2003, 2007, 2008, and 2009 and State Runners-up twice in both 2007 and 2009.
During Coach Rost’s tenure, Charger volleyball has had 15 All State players, 23 Indiana All Stars, and one IHSAA Mental Attitude Winner, Courtney Anglemyer, in 2007. Out of the players who have played four years with EMVB, just under 40% have also played at the collegiate level.
Coach Rost graduated Elkhart Memorial High School in 1989. She then received her Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University in English in 1993; her Master of Arts in Secondary Education from Indiana University South Bend in 2001; and her administrative license from Bethel College in 2013.
Jacquie Rost is currently the Athletic Director at EMHS. She is married to Scott Rost who teaches PE and is the head Baseball coach at Elkhart Memorial High School. They have two sons, Dylan (17), who attends Memorial High School and Quinn (13), who attends West Side Middle School.