coach jordan smith
Jordan Smith is in her 11th year of teaching and her 10th year in Plano. Coach Smith is the Academic Specialist at Clark High School. Coach Smith is a Plano Senior alumnus, graduating in 2007. As a three-year starter and captain during the 2006-2007 season, she was inducted into the Ring of Honor as the Most Valuable Player in 2007. During her time at Jasper and PSHS, Coach Smith was a mentor in the PALs program, involved in Student Congress, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. During high school, she played for Sting ’89. Coach Smith played soccer for four years at Midwestern State University, from 2007-2011, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology Teacher Certification. At MSU, she helped lead the Mustangs to their first NCAA playoff berth and two Lonestar Conference Championships. Coach Smith was active in Young Life-Wichita Falls as a volunteer leader from 2008-2012. Coach Smith is currently back in school at Midwestern State in the Clinical Mental Health graduate program. Coach Smith volunteered for the Plano Senior High Women’s soccer program for 4 years before being named head Junior Varsity Coach in 2016. In her time as JV head coach, JV won two district titles in 2017 and 2019. Coach Smith is proud to be officially back on staff and ready to make a difference! Once a Wildcat, always a Wildcat!
coach skyler jessop
Skyler Jessop is a Health Education and PALS teacher at Vines High School. She is in her fifth year of teaching in Plano. This is Coach Jessop’s second year coaching for the Plano Senior High Women’s soccer program and the Freshman Volleyball program at Vines High School. Prior to joining the program, she taught physical education and coached for three years at Haggard Middle School. Jessop played four years of soccer at Western Illinois University from 2012-2016. At WIU, she was named Second Team All-Summit League, Summit League Fall Academic All-League Distinguished Scholar, and Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence. Coach Jessop was a four-year letter winner in soccer and basketball at Grayslake Central High School. She was an All-Conference selection as a sophomore, junior and senior, named to the All-Daily Herald Team as a junior and senior, and All-Sectional honoree as a senior for soccer. She earned third-team All-State basketball honors, was a three-time All-Conference and All-Daily Herald selection, and was named the Herald Basketball Player of the Year.
COACH Chelsea Palmer
Chelsea Palmer is in her 3rd school year as Office Manager at Clark High School. Coach Palmer has previous coaching experience at the High School, Collegiate, and competitive levels. Coach Palmer was a three-year starter at Plano East Senior HS for both soccer and basketball. During high school, she also played for Solar Soccer Club. Coach Palmer played soccer at Tyler Junior College and the University of West Florida graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Palmer led both schools to 3 National Finals, winning 2 National Titles. Palmer scored the winning and only goal in the NJCAA Division I National Championship, finishing the season with 10 goals and 13 assists. She was also named to the NSCAA NJCAA Division I America 1st team, and the National All-Tournament team. During her years at the University of West Florida, Coach Palmer also scored the winning and only goal in the Division 2 National Championship game. She was selected as the Gulf South Conference Player of the Year, Daktronics All-South Region Player of the Year, NCAA Championships Most Outstanding Offensive Player, and NSCAA Player of the Year. Palmer was inducted into the University of West Florida’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2019.