Carey Jones is entering her sixth season as Head Coach for the Lady Trojans. She comes into the season with a 117-82 overall record and 43-25 in the Jayhawk Conference.
Jones helped coach Colby to its fourth winning season in four years in 2013 as the team finished 26-10 and 12-2 in conference play, finished in 1st place in the competitive Jayhawk Conference.
Before moving to Colby, Jones was the Head Volleyball Coach at Andale High School from April 2008-January 2009. She led the 4A team to many successes including the first winning record in 13 years. The Junior Varsity team had an undefeated season and the varsity team finished 28-8. Six Andale players were nominated to the All-Conference first and second teams.
After graduating from college in 2006, Jones was named the assistant volleyball coach at Garden City Community College. She actively recruited Kansas and out-of-state players. In addition to coaching duties, she was responsible for helping with practice plans for pre- and post-season and helped direct weight training and summer workouts. She co-directed summer camp with over 200 participants and was the co-director of the Block Out Volleyball club volleyball program. She also managed the website for the Athletic Department working with all the other coaches and programs on staff.
Jones attended junior college at Cottey College in Nevada, Mo., where she was a two-sport athlete playing both basketball and volleyball. Her sophomore season she was a team captain and her team finished second in the conference. At Cottey, Jones began her coaching career as a head club coach for a Nevada Juniors team.
After graduating with her Associates Degree from Cottey, Jones transferred to the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas where she played volleyball and studied Sports Management and Marketing. Jones continued coaching club during this time for different programs in the Kansas City area.
Coach Jones, a native of Fredonia, Kansas, is married to Colby native Chad Jones. He is a graduate of CCC and currently works for Rocking M Radio in sales and as an on-air personality.
First year coach Mackenzie Olsen comes to Colby Community College from California State University, Fullerton, where she recently completed her senior year at the Division I level in the Big West Conference. She finished her career at CSUF as a two-time team captain and ranked 7th on the all-time school assists list. Prior to CSUF, Mackenzie played two years at the University of Delaware. She was part of the Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie team her freshman year and also voted to the Loyola Greyhounds all-tournament team. After two seasons, she was ranked 8th on the all-time assists list.
Coach Olsen attend high school at Villa Park High School in Villa Park, Calif. She was a four-year letter winner, a three-year captain, and made the Century League all-league team three times. She was a Max Preps player of the week and added to the Gatorade All-American watch list. Coach Olsen also played basketball at Villa Park, and as a senior was her school's female athlete of the year.
She played club volleyball at Goldenest Volleyball Club, and since returning to California coached girls teams at Goldenest the past two years. Recently, she coached boys volleyball for Pulse VBC and the Villa Park High School boys’ team.