Kim States joins the Lopes Volleyball staff as the team's assistant coach for the 2017-18 season.
Coach States is a Lamar, Colorado, native and a graduate of Wiley High School. As a Panther, States played two seasons of varsity volleyball, as well as two years of cross country, four years of basketball and four years of track.
Coach States completed her Associate of Science at Lamar Community College before transferring to Colorado State University in Fort Collins. She graduated from CSU in May 2017 with a Bachelor's Degree in Health and Exercise Science, with a concentration in Health Promotion.
Before returning to Lamar, Coach States completed an internship with the YMCA in Ingleside, Illinois.
Coach States is a certified volleyball offiecial for the Colorado High School Athletes Association (CHSAA) and has also officiated middle school and high school basketball in the Northern Region of Colorado.