our team

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Ivorie Ford

Coach Ivorie is the owner and founder of F.I.F.T.H. Quarter Performance. She was a student-athlete honor graduate of the Lufkin High School class of 2011 and an honor graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington class of 2015.  Upon college graduation, Ivorie started her career in the sports performance industry and in 2019 started FQP. 

Coach Ivorie currently has 7 years of training and coaching experience and through those years, Coach Ivorie finds no greater joy than serving others and sharing Jesus, especially athletes!!!

When she isn’t preoccupied with other obligations Ivorie enjoys spending time with her family, going to church, mentoring youth, volunteering in the community, reading, and enjoying many outdoor activities. 

  • 4-year varsity starter (2007-2011)

  • Newcomer of the year (2009)

  • Bachelor of Science - Exercise Science (2015)

  • Certified Personal Training (2016-present)

  • Certified Performance Coach (2019-present)

  • LISD Basketball Coach (2020-2022)

  • Certified USA Basketball Coach (2020-present)

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Daija Anthony

Coach Daija is a Lufkin High School alumni where she was a four-year (2011-2014) varsity starter for the Lady Panther Volleyball team. In addition to her high school career, Coach Daija played club volleyball for 6 years which really ignited her love for the game. 

Coach Daija's love for the game encouraged her to share her knowledge with developing volleyball players. She started her coaching experience as a volunteer for the Lufkin Volley Divas her freshman year and later became a club volleyball coach. Before COVID hit, Coach Daija was leading her club team to nationals, an accomplishment many don't get to experience. 

Coach Daija is a certified USA Volleyball Coach and is well equipped to coach your daughter to the next level of play. Her greatest desire as a coach is to help athletes be better on and off the court.

In addition to coaching, Coach Daija is a wife and the mother of two very talented young men.