Entering her first season as a coach at JJVA, Coach Malia will serve as a Head Coach in the JJVA Regional Program with JJVA 15R Malia. Her playing career includes four years of varsity volleyball at Palm Beach Gardens, ACD, Sandalwood, and Englewood High School. She also played club volleyball during high school for Ohana Elite. After high school she continued her volleyball career at the collegiate level for two seasons at St. Andrews College.
Her coaching career includes two seasons as a coach at Forest Hill High School and Palm Beach Central High school. In addition to coaching high school she also coached club in the Florida Region at Palm Beach Juniors Volleyball Club in south Florida.