Michelle Myers serves as Country Day’s Director of Physical
Education for PK-12th grades. She is also a physical education
teacher to Lower School and High School students, as well as
oversees the Independent P.E. programs for 5th through 12th
Michelle started her schooling at the University of Hawaii, then
transferred to California State University, Sacramento where she
earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Athletic
Training (subsumption in biology), and became a P.E. Movement
Michelle was then accepted into the credentialing program at
CSUS, to finish her teaching degree. After that, Michelle
completed course work for a Master’s in Education from
Saint Marys’ college in Moraga.
While Michelle’s path had two directions- teaching and coaching,
she also became a consultant for many CAIS schools on how to
develop a “Developmentally Appropriate Physical Education
While in college, Michelle also found a fondness for volleyball
under the tutelage of the infamous Debby Colberg and Weidi Zhang.
She then went on to coach girl’s volleyball at Country Day,
American River College, and Consumes College.
Trying to encourage the boys, Michelle started the first boys’
volleyball team at Country Day, formed a Junior Olympic Boy’s
club, worked as a summer coach at Stanford Boy’s Camps, coached
at Rio Americano, and finally became the Men’s Volleyball coach
for both JV, and eventually Varsity, at California State
Michelle received the Francie Tidey award in 2015 from former
Country Day alumni in honor of her dedication to excellence in
teaching. “It was the most humbling experience and honor, I’ve
ever had!” she says.
Michelle’s hobbies include playing polo and enjoying her horses,
her running club SACFIT , owned by Alum Ken Press, cooking for
friends, and most importantly staying connected to former
students via Facebook- that’s about 1,000 students!