Varsity Head Coach & Recruiting Coordinator Steffi Legall-Riddle
Coach Legall-Riddle is in her second season as head coach for the South Forsyth Volleyball Program after having served as an assistant for the last three seasons. She came to South after being the Head Coach at Oconee County High School from 2009 until 2016. In her tenure at OCHS her teams accumulated an overall record of 234-95, won six area championships, played in seven State Tournaments and reached the State Semi-Finals for AAA five times.
Prior to making the move to high school volleyball, Coach Legall coached for 15 years at the collegiate level. Her last collegiate stint was as the Head Coach at the University of Georgia from 2005-2006 where she also served as an assistant coach from 2003-2005. Legall came to UGA after being the head coach at Marshall University from 1997- 2002. She further served as an assistant coach at Butler University and Indiana University.
Coach Legall participated in and/or conducted various volleyball coaching activities including volleyball camp director, clinic instructor, guest speaker, summer camp instructor at many institutions around the country.
In her playing days, Coach Legall played collegiately as an outside hitter for the University of Florida from 1990-1992 where she garnered All-SEC and All- Region Honors.
Legall is originally from Germany, where she played for the German Youth, Junior and Women’s National Teams from 1984- 1989. She participated in the 1987 and 1989 European Championships and the 1986 World Championship.
Coach Legall has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida and a Masters in Sports Administration from Indiana University. She teaches German at South Forsyth and loves sharing her native language and culture with her students.
Coach Deanna has been involved with SFHS since 2011. She coached the JV team to 1st in region last year and she moved from JV head coach to Varsity assistant this season.
2018-Present Intensity Volleyball Club (IVC), 13's head coach, Lilburn Director
2014-2018- Metro Volleyball club head coach and youth director
2012-2018 JV head coach at SFHS
2011-Present Director SFHS feeder program
2012- GA5 Assistant Youth Director
2009-2012- GA5 club coach
2009-2017- Suwanee Sports Academy Developmental coach
2008- On Court Volleyball Club
2009-20012- Elite Volleyball Camps Owner and Director
2009- Buford MS head coach
2010- Buford HS JV head coach
1995-1999- Covenant Christian Academy JV and Varsity Head Coach
1982-1984 - Outside Hitter at Columbus University, Columbus GA