Badgers in the Coaching Ranks

Twelve former Badgers are continuing their volleyball careers by coaching on the college level. Included in the list are five UW
graduates who are head coaches

Updated Dec. 11, 2013


Amanda Berkley
Amanda Berkley
(2004-07)
Interim Head Coach
Southern Mississippi


Coaching Exp: 4th season
Southern Mississippi Bio

First season as interim head coach ... Golden Eagles finished season 17-14 this season and 7-7 in conference play ... Went 4-0 to win McNeese State Tournament ... Team went 1-1 in Conference USA Championship with a win over UTEP (Nov. 21)


Lizzy Fitzgerald
Lizzy (Fitzgerald) Stemke (1997-01)
Head Coach
University of Georgia


Coaching Exp: 10th season
Georgia Bio

45-45 in her third season as head coach ... Bulldogs finished regular season 22-9 overall, including 11-7 in SEC Conference play ... Lost to American 0-3 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Fri., Dec. 6


Janelle Gabrielsen
Janelle Gabrielsen-Katz  (2008-11)
Head Coach
Concordia University, Wis.


Coaching Exp: 2nd season
Concordia Bio

Promoted to full-time head coach March 2013  ... Falcons finished the season 14-19 overall and 6-5 in conference play ... lost to Lakeland College 3-2 in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Tournament Quarterfinals on Nov. 5


Arlisa Hagan
Arlisa (Hagan) Williams (1989-92)
Head Coach
Georgetown University

Coaching Exp: 16th season
Georgetown Bio

Eighth season as head coach ... 87-143 overall ... Hoyas finished the season 10-19 overall and 4-12 in the Big East Conference

 


Dawn Kelly
Dawn (Kelly) Redd
(1993-95)
Head Coach
Beloit College


Coaching Exp: 11th season
Beloit College Volleyball Page

89-107 in seven years as head coach ... Buccaneers finished the season 7-17

 


Kim Kuzma
Kim Kuzma
(2007-10)
Assistant Coach
Kent State University


Coaching Exp: 2nd season
Kent State Bio

Second season as assistant coach ... works closely with liberos and defensive specialists ... Golden Flashes finished season 12-18 overall and  6-10 in the Mid-American Conference


Sherisa Livingston
Sherisa Livingston
(1998-01)
Volunteer Assistant Coach
University of Nebraska


Coaching Exp: 1st season
Nebraska Bio

First season as volunteer assistant coach ... No. 10 Huskers finished the regular season 23-6 overall and 16-4 in the Big Ten  ... Seeded eighth in the NCAA Tournament ... Swept Fairfield and No. 25 Oregon in first and second rounds of tournament ... Nebraska hosts the NCAA tournament Lincoln Regional this weekend, where American will face Texas at 5 p.m. and Nebraska will take on ninth-seeded San Diego at 7 p.m. on Fri., Dec. 13

 


Colleen Bayer
Colleen (Neels) Bayer
(1995-98)
Assistant Coach
University of Georgia


Coaching Exp: 9th season
Georgia Bio

Second season as assistant coach to former Badger Lizzy (Fitzgerald) Stemke ... Bulldogs finished regular season 22-9 overall, including 11-7 in SEC Conference play ... Lost to American 0-3 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Fri., Dec. 6

 


Lori Rittenhouse
Lori Rittenhouse-Wollmuth (1998-02)
Associate Head Coach
Minnesota State, Mankato


Coaching Exp: 9th season
Minnesota State, Mankato Bio

Named the Associate Head Volleyball Coach in summer of 2013 after serving as assistant coach since 2007 ... Mavericks finished 13-15 overall this fall and 8-12 in Northern Sun Conference play

 


Morgan Salow
Morgan Salow
(2004-07)
Assistant Coach
Jacksonville State


Coaching Exp: 3rd season
Jacksonville State Bio

In third season as assistant coach ... Gamecocks finished season 13-18 overall and 6-10 in Ohio Valley Conference play

 



Jackie Simpson
Jackie Simpson
(2004-07)
Assistant Coach
Marquette


Coaching Exp: 3rd season
Marquette Bio

First season as assistant coach with Golden Eagles ... No. 24 Marquette closed out regular season 25-5 overall and 15-1 in Big East play ... Captured Big East Tournament Championship on Nov. 30 ... Swept Louisville 3-0 on first round of NCAA tournament (Dec. 6) before falling to 13th-seeded Illinois 3-1 in the second round (Dec. 7)


Allison Wack
Allison Wack
(2007-10)
Assistant Coach
Northwestern State


Coaching Exp: 2nd season
Northwestern State Bio

Second season as assistant coach ... Lady Demons fnished season 21-12 overall and 15-3 in the Southland Conference ... Team won two of three matches to close the season in their Southland Conference Tournament


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