About Coach Puckett
Coach Natalie Puckett began her teaching career in 2015. Natalie is currently the Head Volleyball Coach for the Lovejoy Leopards. She recently served as the Varsity Assistant for the 2020 Volleyball State Champion Lovejoy Leopards as well as in the LHS Math department teaching Algebra 1. She was also named to the AVCA 30 Under 30 list in 2020 that acknowledges 30 up-and-coming coaches under 30 years old. Prior, she held the position of Volleyball Varsity Assistant coach and Algebra 1 teacher at Highland Park High School from 2018-20. Additionally, she worked for Carroll ISD from 2016-18 at Dawson Middle School and Southlake Senior High while coaching and teaching in both Math and Special Education departments. In the school off-season, Natalie has worked with both Skyline Volleyball as well as Texas Volleyball Academy.
Natalie graduated from The University of Oklahoma (Boomer!) in 2015 with a BS in Education. She furthered her education in 2019 with a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Lamar University. She is a lifetime Leopard and graduated from Lovejoy in 2011. While at LHS, the best memories are of the team bringing home the first three volleyball state championships, the school spirit, student support, and community involvement. Natalie played club volleyball for 11 years for Storm, Victory, and TAV bringing home numerous tournament championships as well as a National Championship in 2010.
Coach Puckett’s family means the world to her. She resides in Dallas with her younger sister and Golden Retriever, Marley. In her free time, Natalie enjoys spending time with friends and family, cheering on Sooner sports, and spending time at Lake Texoma. Coach Puckett is ready and eager to make the 2021-2022 school year one of the best yet.
“Today, do what others won’t so tomorrow you can accomplish what others can’t.” — Simone Biles