This is Jackie's 13th season, she started as a coach in 2005-06 after playing as a Laker for the full four seasons, as a member of the Heat coaching staff. Jackie, along with Becki Kosinski, coordinates the Heat's serve receive and defensive system. Her extensive knowledge and expertise of playing the backcourt has been a huge asset to the Heat program.
A former four-year starter and team captain with the program, Jackie has been awarded Provincial All-Star twice, Provincial Championship Tournament MVP, and OUC Female Athlete of the Year.
Jackie has coached numerous levels, including the Okanagan 15 & Under BC Summer Games boy's team, the 17U; Under Beach Volleyball BC Summer Games team and Team BC. In 2005/06 she was one of only ten women nation-wide who had qualified for the CCAA Female Mentor Coach Program.
Jackie is the Okanagan Regional Coach with Volleyball BC and is a key person in the delivery of volleyball in the province.