Nacola Smith

Assistant Coach
Current Team
13 Tara

Nacola Smith enters her first season at Momentum VBC. Nacola has 21 years of coaching experience and 24 years of playing experience. Coach Cola is an educator by profession and believes that volleyball is a vehicle for teaching and modeling life skills. She believes that it is her responsibility to not only teach these skills but model them as well.  Nacola focuses on the “E.T.A. Effort- do your best, Teamwork- team before self, and Attitude- stay positive, even when things get rough. Nacola loves the sport of volleyball, and when she is not coaching, teaching, or working with teachers, she is traveling around the world.


  • USAV- A and AA
  • Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Captain and MEAC Champions 1995
  • MEAC Player of the Week
  • Coaches Award 1994 and 1995
  • 2nd Team All-MEAC 1995
  • MEAC Tournament Team 1995
  • Grossmont Community College, El Cajon, CA
  • High School and Club Volleyball


  • Club- 7 years
  • Middle School- 9 years
  • High School- 11 years
  • College- 1 year


  • Impact
  • Safe Sport