Ali was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa and moved to the Clearwater area in 2015 with her two kids, where she coached for OTVA in the 2015-16 club season. She has 13 years of head coach experience from club volleyball to varsity coach at the largest high school in Iowa (DM East). She has coached girls from 10-18 years old. Ali played elite club volleyball growing up and all-state honors in high school. She is excited about what all OTVA has to offer for their athletes and coaches and believes in this club.