Coach Izzy Palermo, Fury Performance Academy

Performance Coach

Jessica Cohen

I love coaching because nothing compares to the feeling of when your athlete masters a new skill, overcomes a challenge, or shows improvement overall.


PLACE OF BIRTH

Woodstock, GA

COACHING EXPERIENCE

5 YEARS


Why are you passionate about coaching?


“I love coaching because nothing compares to the feeling of when your athlete masters a new skill, overcomes a challenge, or shows improvement overall.”



Which sports have you played competitively?

I have played volleyball for 15 years. I started learning the sport at and training at the age of 6 and began to play competitively at the age of 10.
High School:
4- Year Varsity Player
2- Year Varsity Team Captain
State Tournament x3
State Championship Runner-Up

Club Volleyball:
A5 1s Team x8
2x Open National Champion

College:
D1 Volleyball at Kennesaw State University



Personal Hobbies?


“During my free time, you’ll usually still find me playing volleyball somehow. I love finding a sand court and playing with my friends! Outside of volleyball, I am also a makeup artist and love not only doing other people’s makeup, but my makeup as well.”



Coaching Motivation?


“There is always a next level to unlock with an athlete. The sky is the limit and there is always hard work to be done by not just the athlete, but me as well.”




Areas of Focus


  • Volleyball