Women of NCAA men’s volleyball in 2021

Photo courtesy of McKendree athletics

Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

Off the Block in 2017 listed a who’s who of the women of men’s volleyball, and many of those people are still affiliated with men’s volleyball.

As today is the National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Off the Block wants to honor the women of NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball who serve as head coaches, assistant coaches, sports information directors, and athletics directors.


By no means is this list exhaustive. It would be remiss to not acknowledge the roles that media members, directors of operations, trainers, and other senior athletics administrators play in the sport.

Head Coaches
Caitlin Bullock – Lees-McRae
Nickie Sanlin – McKendree

Assistant Coaches
Cassie Born – Tusculum
Lindsay Brown – Purdue Fort Wayne
Clare Duda – King
Briana Guzman – St. Francis Brooklyn
Erin Johnson – UC Irvine
Abigail King – Lees-McRae
Virginia Pham – USC
Sydney Pigage – King
Jordan Robbins – Concordia-Irvine
Courtney Thompson – Pepperdine

Sports Information Directors
Karina Amos – BYU
Amanda Ferrill – Harvard
Paula Haughn – Ball State
Candace Johnson – Ohio State
Stacey King – UC Irvine
Cassidy Mace – Grand Canyon
Stephanie Pillari – NJIT
Rachel Rusnak – McKendree
Regina Verlengiere – Stanford
Alissa Volante – Purdue Fort Wayne
Lindy Zamora – Long Beach State

Athletic Directors
Sandy Barbour – Penn State
Carrie Bodkins – Alderson Broaddus
Jamie Boggs – Grand Canyon
Irma Garcia – St. Francis Brooklyn
Beth Goetz – Ball State
Ona Halladay – D’Youville
Kelley Hartley Hutton – Purdue Fort Wayne
Mollie Marcoux Samaan – Princeton
Jan McDonald – North Greenville
Crystal Rosenthal – Concordia-Irvine
Traci Murphy – Daemen
Paula Smith – UC Irvine
Bren Stevens – Charleston
Cherie Swarthout – Queens

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