In recent news, Capri Grotowski, FAU Beach Volleyball Coach, has passed away. The school announced the saddening piece of news on Saturday, June 25, 2022. It was stated that the FAU family has suffered a terrible loss with the passing of coach Capri. They further added that they are grateful for Capri’s service to the university and all the lives she influenced throughout her life and career. FAU President John Kelly expressed his sadness about her sudden demise and extended his thoughts to the Grotowski family at the difficult time.
According to reports, Capri Grotowski was battling cancer for a long time. She was getting treatment at a reputed hospital. However, it could not help her get better. Despite getting the best possible treatment, the doctors could not save Capri’s life and she succumbed to the dreaded disease. She was 38 at the time of her unfortunate death. The coach’s family is saddened to learn about her demise. She was too young to have left the world. All her loved ones and near and dear ones are coming forward and expressing their grief as they have not even imagined that Capri will leave them this soon.
Who Was Capri Grotowski?
Capri Grotowski was an incredible Volleyball coach and a strong and kind-hearted person. It is no doubt to state that he has left a lasting legacy. Not just FAU athletics and the university, but everyone who knew Grotowski and had worked with her is mourning her untimely passing. Social media is flooded with tributes and condolence messages ever since the disheartening piece of news appeared on social media.
In the summer of 2014, Capri Grotowski was named the head coach of the FAU beach volleyball program. With her capability, Capri made the program a national powerhouse. Reportedly, the volleyball program ranked at No. 8 in national polls and finished in the top 25 as well. Sources confirm that Capri was a Lake Worth High School and Keiser University alumnus who led the Owls program since 2014.
The lady coach led FAU to national heights. The past season was the program’s best with an NCAA Tournament appearance. As mentioned, it even got the final ranking of 8th in the entire country. Reports state that Capri Grotowski is survived by her husband Steve and their two children. Let us add that Stebe was Capri’s assistant coach. Our team pays the female coach heartfelt tributes too. May her soul rest in peace!