Prior to joining Yeti Beach, Coach Ali was an assistant coach for the Pepperdine women’s volleyball team.
She graduated from University of Hawai’i at Manoa with a Bachelor of Science in Family Resources in 2014. While there, she was a team captain on the indoor women’s volleyball team. As a libero for Hawai’i, she started in all 30 matches in both her junior and senior campaigns. In her senior year, she earned All-Big West first team honors.
Before playing at Hawai’i, she played at Penn State where she helped lead the Nittany Lions win a NCAA Championship in 2010.
After college, Coach Ali played professional volleyball with Volleyball Club Wiesbaden in Germany from 2015-17.