Overall coaching record: 128-170
Head Coach, 10 years, Mainland High School, Coaching record 62-117Head Coach, 5 years, at Brighton High School in Brighton, Tennessee, Coaching Record 76-65
Assistant Coach, 5 years, at The University of Memphis
Camp coach at various summer volleyball camps
Club volleyball coach for Memphis Junior Volleyball & Florida Elite Volleyball Club
USA Volleyball Regional Certified Official
Coach Garner began playing volleyball as a Junior at Jefferson High School, in Tampa. While in high school, Coach Garner also played basketball, and was a high jumper on the track team. Coach Garner earned a scholarship to the University of Memphis where she participated on both the volleyball and track teams. On the track team she competed in the high jump, pole vault and javelin. Other volleyball playing experience includes:
Beach Volleyball player
1978 Olympic Festival, Gold Medalist on the South team
Tried out for the 1980 Olympic Volleyball Team
Competed in three USVBA National Championship Tournaments.
Coach Garner was inducted into the University of Memphis, Athletic Hall of Fame, and her volleyball jersey was retired.
As a member of the 1980 University of Memphis Volleyball team, compiled the most wins in the school history. The record still stands today at 41 match wins.
1978 USVBA South Region Most Valuable Player
1980 Metro Conference Most Valuable Player
Coach Garner was named to Tampa Tribune's Tampa Bay's All-Century Team.
Coach Garner is married to Don Garner, who is the Head Boys Golf Coach, and Teacher at Mainland High School. The Garners have two children: Jonathan (24yrs). Jonathan was a QB for Georgia Tech & Marshall University, and was 4 year starter as QB on the Mainland HS Varsity Football team. He works in Atlanta for CBeyond.
Sarah Garner (20), played 3 years on the Mainland Varsity Volleyball team. She played volleyball at Florida Institute of Technology.
The Garners are members of Providence Church in Daytona Beach.