Volleyball Coaches

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2015 BC volleyball coaches (L to R): assistant coach Kelcie Russell, head coach Jocelyn Lawrence and assistant coach Angela D’Amelio

Jocelyn Lawrence

Head Coach

Jocelyn enters into her second year as the Bellevue College volleyball head coach after taking over the program in the 2014 season. Jocelyn was an assistant for the Bulldogs the previous three seasons (2011-2013). In the 2014 season the Bulldogs finished 7th overall at the NWAC Championship tournament with a 10-2 Northern Region record and 20-12 overall record.

Jocelyn was born and raised in Kansas where she competed at Hesston College in Hesston, KS and was named NJCAA National Player of the Week and a 2007 NJCAA Division II Volleyball All-American.

Jocelyn made the move to the Northwest with her husband in 2011 and they now reside in Bellevue. Along with coaching volleyball, Jocelyn is also a wedding coordinator for The Invisible Hostess based out of Seattle.​

Angela D’Amelio

Assistant Coach

Angela is entering her sixth season as an assistant coach for the Bulldogs. In her five seasons, Angela has helped coach the Bulldogs to two seventh place finishes at the NWAC Championship tournament. In the off season she has coached for Villa Academy in Seattle.

Angela grew up in Kirkland attending Juanita High School and moved on to play in the NWAC at Edmonds Community College from ’07-’09 making two NWAC Championship tournament appearances with a 3rd place finish in ’08. Angela was voted captain of her team in ’09 and voted Second Team All-Northern Region and to the sophomore all-star team.

Angela currently resides in Lynnwood with her daughter Mia and is continuing her education at Shoreline CC finishing her business technology certificate.

Kelcie Russell

Assistant Coach

Kelcie is returning to the Bulldogs to join the coaching staff as an assistant coach after two years of playing under Coach Lawrence. Born in Bellingham,  Kelcie lived in Coulee City for ten years before moving to Ellensburg where she attended Ellensburg High School. During high school, Kelcie was a three-sport athlete and was awarded Honorable Mention during her junior year and Second Team All-League her senior year in volleyball.

In the midst of an injury all season, Kelcie had a strong sophomore year for the Bulldogs. Kelcie was named All-Northern Region Second Team and was voted to play on the sophomore all-star team and helped lead her team to a seventh place finish at the NWAC Championships. Kelcie also played for the Bulldog Basketball team her freshman year.

Kelcie will continue her education here at Bellevue College, while coaching, working towards her bachelor’s degree in Interior Design.



Last Updated September 22, 2015