In the last news, Capri Grotowski, beach volleyball coach at FAU, passed away. The school announced the sad news on Saturday 25 June 2022. It was said that the FAU family had suffered a heavy loss with the death of coach Capri. They added that they are grateful for Capri’s service to the university and all the people she has influenced throughout her life and career. FAU President John Kelly expressed his sadness at her sudden death and sent his thoughts to the Grotowski family at this difficult time.
Capri Grotowski reportedly battled cancer for a long time. She was treated in a renowned hospital. However, it couldn’t help her get better. Despite the best possible treatment, the doctors could not save Capri’s life and she succumbed to the dreaded disease. She was 38 years old at the time of her unfortunate death. The coach’s family is saddened to learn of her passing. She was too young to leave the world. All of her loved ones and near and dear people come forward and express their sadness as they didn’t even imagine that Capri would be leaving them so soon.
Who was Capri Grotowski?
Capri Grotowski was an incredible volleyball coach and a strong and kind person. There is no doubt that he left a lasting legacy. Not only the athletics and the University of FAU, but everyone who knew Grotowski and worked with her mourns her early death. Social media has been inundated with tributes and condolences since the discouraging news hit social media.
In the summer of 2014, Capri Grotowski was appointed head coach of the FAU beach volleyball program. With her skills, Capri made the program a national powerhouse. The volleyball program was reportedly ranked 8th in national polls and also placed in the top 25. Sources confirm that Capri was a graduate of Lake Worth High School and Keizer University who has led the Owls program since 2014.
The trainer led FAU to national heights. Last season was the best of the program with an NCAA tournament appearance. As mentioned, it even reached 8th place in the entire country. Reports state that Capri Grotowski is survived by her husband Steve and their two children. Let’s add that Stebe was Capri’s assistant coach. Our team also pays tribute to the trainer. May her soul rest in peace!