Olive’ Palu has been a part of the MNU Women’s Basketball family since 2011. He started as a graduate assistant, obtaining his Masters in Education. As an assistant, Palu works with the rest of the staff to maintain successful recruiting efforts and skill development. Palu also assists with game planning and preparation of upcoming opponents through video analysis and scouting efforts. Palu primarily works with post player skill development, designing group & individual offensive/defensive drills.
Palu is also involved in the community coaching in the Eclipse club program. He coaches girls from the surrounding area grades 9th – 12th. Along with coaching Palu is a PE teacher in the Olathe School District. Before entering the coaching ranks, Palu played his collegiate ball at Ottawa University and graduated with a bachelor in physical education in 2011. He resides in Gardner, KS with his fiancé’ Dana, who also teaches in the Olathe School District.