Ralston Valley names Jess Sponenberg its new volleyball coach

Denver East Horizon volleyball

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Ralston Valley has hired Jess Sponenberg to be its new volleyball coach, athletic director Jim Hynes confirmed on Sunday.

Sponenberg was previously the head coach at Horizon from 2010-2015. She is also a founder of the Juggernaut Volleyball club, which started in 2005.

Sponenberg has experience coaching athletes from 5- to 18-years-old.

She has helped more than 70 athletes receive college scholarships.

At Ralston Valley, Sponenberg will take over for Debbie Erickson. The Mustangs finished 12-13 last season in Class 5A.

Since 2013, the program has averaged more than 14 wins per season.