Jenny Ellis named Head Volleyball Coach

Release Date: 
December 31, 2008

Sterling College Athletic Director Andy Lambert announced today the hiring of Jenny Ellis as Head Volleyball Coach for the Lady Warriors.
“We are pleased to announce the hiring of Jenny as the head coach of our volleyball program,” Lambert said. “Jenny brings some great strengths to our volleyball program and will be a great person to have in our department. Her and her family are also going to be great additions to our community.”
Ellis comes to Sterling College from Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, NC, where she has led the Buccaneers for two seasons and compiled a 32-6 record. Under her leadership they have won the Conference Championship, Region Championship and District Title in each of the past two seasons. Prior to becoming the head coach at CVCC they had never won a conference championship. This past season CVCC finished 8th at the NJCAA Div. III Tournament.
As a player Ellis competed at Mississippi College for Women a NCAA Division II program in Columbus, MS.
"I am thankful for the door the Lord has opened for me to come and be a part of the Sterling program, said Ellis. My goal is to develop a championship program that plays hard, plays smart, and honors the Lord on and off the court."
Ellis takes over the Lady Warriors who finished the 2008 season with an 8-25 overall record. Ellis plans to be on campus sometime in the next couple months and has already started recruiting for the 2009-2010 squad.
Sterling College is a member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), a group of ten independent institutions all located within the state of Kansas. The KCAC is a member conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
For more information please contact the SC Sports Information Office at 620-278-4324
For more information contact Justin Morris, Sports Information Director, Sterling College at (620) 278-4324.