Missy’s volleyball career began in 1990 at Glastonbury High School. She loved the game and with dedication and hard work became an outstanding player and team leader. As a junior Missy received her team’s Coach’s award and was selected to the All-Conference team. She was also an All-State second team selection. In her senior year Missy was captain and the team’s Most Valuable Player. She was again selected for All-Conference and All-State honors. That year Glastonbury won the CIAC Class L State Championship and Missy was the tournament’s MVP. She was also a Hartwell Award recipient.
After graduation Missy continued her volleyball career at Stetson University where she was a 4-year varsity starter. She was team captain her senior year and team MVP. She holds numerous records at Stetson, received the Melching Leadership Award, broke over 1000 kills and digs in a career and was named to the Academic All-Conference team for 3 years. Even after graduating college Missy did not leave volleyball behind, she turned to coaching. She began coaching in Florida and then returned to her alma mater Glastonbury High School where she coached the freshmen team for 3 years and has now taken over the varsity squad.