Jill Christensen

Christensen Retires as Winningest Volleyball Coach

Christensen Retires as Winningest Volleyball Coach

PARKER, SD…Jill Christensen, South Dakota’s all-time winningest volleyball coach, is retiring after 36 seasons as Parker head coach… She amassed 837 wins with 14 state tournament appearances and a Class B championship in 1990 when Parker was in a co-op with Marion. Jill also became the state’s all-time winningest coach for all team sports in 2015 when she passed Larry…

Parker’s Christensen Still Enjoys Coaching

Parker's Christensen Still Enjoys Coaching

Parker is one of 32 teams to be involved in Sweet 16 games Tuesday night. The Pheasants take on Redfield/Doland in Class A as the 7th seed. It’s already been a memorable season for Jill Christensen’s team when she won her 800th game. And for Jill the excitement of coaching/teaching is still there after 35 seasons. Categories: High School Sports,…

Christensen’s Legend Grows with 800th Win

Christensen's Legend Grows with 800th Win

This wasn’t what Jill Christensen pictured herself doing in the early 80s. “I didn’t expect to be coaching volleyball at all to be honest. So to be coaching this long yeah, it’s been a great ride.” Parker Head Volleyball Coach Jill Christensen says. After all she’d never actually played or coached volleyball when she took over as head coach in…

Emotional Night for Parker’s Christensen

Emotional Night for Parker's Christensen

Parker’s Jill Christensen won her 800th game Tuesday night in Hurley as the Pheasants were 3-0 winners. It was an emotional night for the legendary coach and a night filled with pride for her players. She has been the head volleyball coach at Parker for the last 35 years. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: 800 Wins,…

Parker’s Jill Christensen Wins 800th Game

Parker's Jill Christensen Wins 800th Game

Tuesday night history was made in Hurley when Parker’s Jill Christensen won her 800th career game as a head coach. The Pheasants beat Viborg/Hurley 3-0 and after the game Coach C was emotional when she remembered all her players over the years that she has coached. But she also admitted to being glad the milestone has been reached so the…