VSU Volleyball Announces Hiring of Walker as Assistant Volleyball Coach

by Trojans Sports Information Department 

 


Etterick, VA (May 18, 2017) – Virginia State University and head volleyball coach Rose White are pleased to announce the addition of Amanda Walker to the volleyball coaching staff.

Walker is a native of Virginia Beach, Va. and attended Concord University where she graduated in May 2015.  As a volleyball player at Concord, she is the only CU player to have more than 900 assists and 900 digs in a career.  She also ranks seventh in school history in aces and eighth in digs.  She was a captain of the team her sophomore, junior and senior year.

Walker was the starting libero during her freshman and senior year and was one of two starting setters her sophomore and junior year.

Her other volleyball accomplishments include as a junior player, qualifying to play in the Junior Olympic Games for beach volleyball five years in a row and placing fifth all five years.

She has experience coaching volleyball on both the club and collegiate levels.

"We are very excited to have Amanda join our staff," said head coach Rose White. "She has had a tremendous impact on the programs she has been a part of in her coaching career. We're looking forward to adding her analytical and technical skills as well as her obvious passion for the game to our program. I know that she will be a great addition to our staff and we're excited to have her join us as we prepare for the upcoming season."

"I am very excited to have this opportunity and I can bring a lot to the table," said Walker. "I have been playing volleyball since I was nine-years-old and have a passion that is undeniable. I am thrilled for the opportunity to work with the student-athletes at VSU. I am looking forward to helping them grow into more developed and well-rounded players."

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