2015 Coaches

Rebekah O'Brien

18 Purple Head Coach
Rebekah Pallikan

This will be Rebekah’s 14th year coaching at Circle City. She has coached all ages ranging from 13-1 to 18-1. In 2011, her 13-1s finished in the top three of three Central Zone Tournaments along with the Munciana Classic. The team finished in the Championships finals of two Invitationals as well as taking the Silver in the Bluegrass PreQualifier. They finished 7-3 at the USAV Nationals, winning the last 4 matches and their division.

Rebekah coached two years at Western Boone High School in 2008 and 2009 finishing 50-9 and taking both sectional and regional championships. She has coached at various camps from Indiana University to Western Kentucky.


High School Experience:

She attended Colonial Christian High School in Indianapolis, where she won a state championship as a senior, also qualifying her as a high school All-American and was named MVP and best defensive player at the National Tournament for Christian Schools in 1999.


Collegiate Playing Experience:

Mount Olive College

  • 1999 CVAC Freshman of the year
  • Second team all conference
  • Player of the week.


  • Conference champion 2000.
  • Served as Captain as a junior and senior.
  • Earned First team all-conference in 2002 and 2003
  • Player of the week 6 times in 2002 and 2003
  • 7-time all tournament selection
  • Two time consecutive Player of the Year 2002 and 2003
  • AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention
  • Still ranks number one in IUPUI record books in kills per game, solo blocks in a game
  • Ranks among top ten in 8 different categories
  • Winner of Mel Garland Athletic Award 2003
  • Inducted into IUPUI Hall of Fame 2009

Beach Experience:

  • Played on Midwest Professional Volleyball Circuit from 2001-2004 earning 3 wins and 4 runner up finishes.
  • Played EVP earning 1 win and 3 runner up finishes
  • Won 9 tournaments out of Cincinnati and 6 out of Indianapolis