KIPP Athletics Team Spotlight

Girls Volleyball

2018-2019 Girl's Volleyball Team

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Athletic Director Michael Cobbins and Head Volleyball Coach Tonya Gresham talk strategy to the Lady Blue Jays at one of this year's game.

KIPP Endeavor Academy is proud to offer the following sports:

Boy's Basketball (5th-8th)

Girl's Basketball (5th-8th)

Girl's Volleyball (7th-8th)

Boy's Track (6th-8th)

Girl's Track (6th-8th)

Boy's Cross Country (6th-8th)

Girl's Cross Country (6th-8th)

Cheerleading (4th-8th)

Dance Squad (K-8th)

KIPP Endeavor Academy Coaching Staff

Athletic Director

 Michael Cobbins


6th -8th Cross Country

 Head Coach: Michael Coleman


7th-8th Volleyball 

Head Coach: Tonya Gresham

Assistant Coach: Michael Cobbins 


K-8th Dance Squad

Head Coach: Sam Lockridge


4th-8th Cheerleaders

Head Coach: Gail Walters


5th-8th Basketball 

Head Coach Boys & Girls: Michael Cobbins

Assistant Head Coach Boys & Girls: Samuel Payne

Boys Assistant Coaches: Lamont White, Jerry Sypert

Girls: Mark Moore, Lia Thompson


6th -8th Track

Head Coach: Michael Cobbins

Assistant Coaches: Tonya Gresham, Mark Moore

Meet our Athletic Director

Michael Cobbins

Michael Cobbins (right) being inducted in the Missouri Western Hall of Fame

Coach Cobbins has mentored and coached for over ten years in the Hickman Mills and Independence School Districts. Coach Cobbins joined  KIPP Endeavor Academy in 2011. His knowledge, education and experience have given him the ability to build out seven sports programs (football, basketball, track, soccer, cheer leading , volleyball and cross country) over the past four years and formed the Kansas City Metro Conference, an expansion with the Kansas City Public Middle Schools. Coach Cobbins is the current President of the KC Metro Middle School League.

Coach Cobbins received his master's degree from William Woods University in Athletics/Activities Administration and is a graduate from Missouri Western University with a bachelor's degree in Physical Education.  

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