Xaverian Names Girls’ Volleyball Coach

Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, announced that Marie McGoldrick-Raico has been named the school’s girls’ volleyball coach as it prepares to go co-ed this fall.

marie_mcgoldrick_raicoMcGoldrick, a Bay Ridge native, most recently served as the first assistant coach of the women’s volleyball team at her alma mater St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights.

She played volleyball in addition to basketball and softball as a student-athlete and is a member of the school’s hall of fame.

She previously coached varsity girls’ volleyball and taught English for 16 years at St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay.

“I am extraordinarily grateful to join the Xaverian community during such an exciting time in the school’s history,” McGoldrick said. “I value Catholic education and have tremendous respect for the sacrifices that parents make to provide their children with this unique educational opportunity.”

Xaverian is set to field girls’ soccer, basketball, softball, lacrosse and volleyball teams during the upcoming school year.