Tanque Verde hires Adam Shingler to Coach Girls Volleyball

Adam Shingler (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Tanque Verde announced the hiring of former Sahuaro standout Adam Shingler to head up the school’s volleyball program. Shingler, a member of the All-Decade Team under legendary coach Sandy Novak, began coaching the Cougars right out of high school and he took over the head varsity position in 2017.

Shingler is also well known on the club scene, having coached in the Zona Volleyball Club since 2013. He replaced former Sahuaro and University of Arizona standout Michelle Malis. Malis led Tanque Verde since 2015. Shingler teaches World and US history at Tanque Verde.


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014, he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017, a 2019 AZ Education News award winner and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. He was the first in Arizona to write about high school beach volleyball and high school girls wrestling. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy is the Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing the top football player in Arizona, and he was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Andy was named an Honorary Flowing Wells Caballero in 2019 and he is a member of the Amphi COVID-19 Blue Ribbon Committee. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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