Volleyball Coaches

Jocelyn Lawrence

Head Coach

Jocelyn LawrenceJocelyn enters her fourth year as the Bellevue College volleyball head coach after taking over the program in 2014. Jocelyn was an assistant for the Bulldogs the previous three seasons (2011-2013).

In 2016, the Bulldogs finished seventh at the NWAC Championship tournament, compiling a 36-10 overall mark, one of the best all-time season records for BC.

The Bulldogs also finished seventh at the NWAC Championship tournament in 2015 after finishing second in the Northern Region record with a 9-3 mark and 23-16 overall record.

Jocelyn was born and raised in Kansas where she competed at Hesston College in Hesston, Kan. 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 D’AmelioAngela is entering her seventh season as an assistant coach for the Bulldogs. In her first six seasons, Angela has helped coach the Bulldogs to three 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 2007-09, making two NWAC Championship tournament appearances with a third-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.

Jessica Forshee

Assistant Coach

Jessica ForsheeJessica enters her first season with the Bulldogs. Prior to joining the Bulldogs, Jessica coached volleyball and basketball at the high school level in Texas.

Jessica was born and raised in Kansas where she competed at Hesston College in Hesston, Kansas for volleyball and basketball. She continued her education at Newman University on a basketball scholarship and graduated with a Bachelors in Education.

Jessica made the move to the Northwest in 2017 to finish her Masters in Counseling and now resides in Renton.

Last Updated September 15, 2017