Northeastern Athletics has announced that Kenzie Chrisman will be the interim head volleyball coach. Chrisman steps into the position following the departure of long-time head coach Jessica Squier.
Chrisman, a 2015 graduate of Sterling High School (SHS), was recently selected as the Two-Year American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Assistant Coach of the Year for 2019.
Chrisman recently completed her first season as assistant coach of the Northeastern Junior College (NJC) Plainswomen volleyball team, helping to lead NJC to its second straight trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan. in November.
She played at Chadron State, Neb. College for two years and was the team's third leading scorer and leader in blocks for two years before transferring to the University of West Florida (UWF) in Pensacola, Fla. her final two collegiate seasons. During her career at UWF Chrisman was the leading blocker both on the team and in the NCAA Division II Gulf South Conference.
During her final season she broke the UWF record for most blocks in a season with 141, was First Team All-Conference, selected to the Gulf South All-Tournament Team and All-Region First Team which nominated her for All-American status.