Former Tech middle Jayme Gergen has a new job as an assistant coach at Ohio State University. She replaces Nadia Edwards, who left to become the head coach at DePaul. Jayme had spent the last five years as an assistant at Virginia Tech. Her younger sister Jill completed her senior season in Blacksburg this past fall. See story.
Freshman rightside Monique Mead was named to the USA Volleyball Women's National A2 program for 2010. She'll train in Tempe, AZ in late May and will compete in the USA Open National Championships in Phoenix over Memorial Day weekend. See story.
Former Georgia Tech star Lynnette Moster has been named head coach at Olivet College, a Division III school in Olivet, Michigan, after two years as an assistant at Georgetown. Moster takes over a program that was 6-21 in 2009, including a 2-14 record in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association. See story.
Former Georgia Tech All-ACC outside hitter Lindsey Gray has moved from the College of Charleston to the University of Kentucky, replacing Lauren Sauer as an assistant coach. In her one season at Charleston, the Cougars were 18-13, winning the Southern Conference. Charleston lost to Florida in the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament. See story.
After three seasons an assistant coach at Kentucky, former Tech star Lauren Sauer is now the head coach at James Madison University. She takes over a program that went 11-19 last season, 4-10 in the Colonial Athletic Association. She replaces two-time CAA Coach of the Year Disa Garner, who tallied a 157-129 record over 10 years in Harrisonburg before resigning 15 Dec 2009. Sauer has some talent to work with as JMU fielded a young team in 2009, including freshman Danielle Erb, their top hitter (3.03 kills/set). Erb was third-team All-CAA and on the CAA All-Rookie team. Atlanta volleyball fans will want to check the Georgia State schedule this fall to see when the Dukes will visit the Panthers. See story.