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Nikki Hoffman
Varsity Head Coach

Coach Hoffman is starting her 7th year as a coach in the Olathe South Lady Falcon program .  Previously she was an Assistant Varsity Coach at Olathe South, Shawnee Mission East, and at McPherson High School. Since that time, she has worked with various youth programs in both districts as well as with her own children. Coach Hoffman served three years as the Athletic Director at Pioneer Trail Middle school during her time there as a 7th grade science teacher. Coach Hoffman currently teaches AP Biology and Biology at Olathe South.

She is married to Chad Hoffman, Freshmen counselor at OS, and together they have four children – Coby, Kylie, Jack and Hank.

Jodie Karsak
Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Karsak is starting her 12th year of coaching at the high school level. Previously she was the Head Coach at Derby High School (2013-2021). Coach Karsak also had stops as an Assistant Varsity Coach at Wichita Heights High School & Derby High School. Coach Karsak is excited to be back coaching at her alma mater, while having the opportunity to coach her daughter, Kacie. Currently, Coach Karsak works for Fellowship of Christian Athletes as the Olathe Area Rep. She also does consulting work with collegiate teams to help them work towards having an UNCOMMON culture. 


She is married to Ben Karsak and together they have two children - Jacob and Kacie.

Katie Gerlach
Junior Varsity Coach


John Halliday
C Team Coach

John (Jay) has been coaching youth sports for over 15 years.  A father of 5, Jay has coached competitive teams in basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, and football.  Jay’s primary sport has been basketball utilizing his background including playing at the collegiate level.  His focus has always been to teach core fundamentals and teamwork values to help athletes improve their skills and knowledge of the sport.  Jay has coached at multiple club levels and most recently been coaching for the Shock program since 2016. 

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