“Salem High School Assistant Volleyball Coach Kristi Steelman has been named interim head volleyball coach and Kristy Bermudez has been named assistant volleyball coach for the remainder of the 2019 season,” a press release from Salem R-80 School District states.

“The move was made by the administration who felt the volleyball program needed to move in a different direction for the remainder of the season.”

Dale “Rocky” Sandlin Jr. was hired in May of 2019 to fill the head coach position. No information was given about his departure.