Katie Vilardi is an assistant coach of 12 Black this year. This is her second year coaching at Iowa Select, previously she coached 12 Mizuno. She grew up in Antioch, IL and played volleyball for Antioch Community High School, serving as the captain her senior year. She played club for five years. After high school she continued playing volleyball at Augustana College as a setter/DS. She is working towards a biology pre-optometry major, with a minor in public health.