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Kim Bird

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Club Positions

  • SDVBC Jump Start Head Coach
  • SDVBC Youth Director

Contact Kim at: kim@sdvbc.org

Experience:

  • 10 Years Club

Kim is the head coach of our Jump Start Program. Her degree in Recreation Administration from SDSU has given her a great foundation to work with our youngest athletes. While earning her degree at SDSU, Kim played for the Aztec women's volleyball team, was voted team MVP, and helped her team place 5th in the nation her senior year.

After her illustrious career at SDSU, Kim went on to play for the U.S. Junior National Team then professionally in Italy and here at home for the San Diego Spikers. Kim also played for 4 years on the Women's Professional Beach Volleyball Tour.  While representing the WPVA, Kim played in 2 international exhibition sand matches in Guatemala.  Also, she is a 3 time Champion of the Motherload Sand Volleyball tournament that is played in Aspen, Colorado.

 

Kim and her husband, Russ, director for Seaside VBC, share a beautiful family of five. They share 3 wonderful children, Bennett, Kolby, and Slater. Bennett played at BYU and is now in Medical  School in Pittsburgh, Kolby just graduated from playing volleyball at the University of Miami.  She will attend graduate school at Vanguard University and play sand volleyball.  Slater just graduated from Westview High School and was named San Diego County CIF player of the year.  He will attend Miramar college next year.   We are so thankful to have Coach Kim as a part of our coaching family!