GREENEVILLE, Tenn. - Tusculum College head volleyball coach Michael Robinson announced the hiring of assistant coach Audrey Campbell on Wednesday, July 13. Campbell joins the Pioneers following a solid playing career at Florida Gulf Coast.
The Tampa, Fla. native, who served as FGCU’s Development Assistant for Athletic Advancement for the past two years, will assist in all aspects of the Tusculum volleyball program, including: recruiting coordination, practice planning and implementation, strength & conditioning, fundraising and the team’s community engagement efforts.
“I am very excited for this opportunity as assistant volleyball coach at Tusculum College,” said Campbell. “Tusculum has a great program and I am really looking forward to working with Coach Robinson and the team as we create even more success. Serving as Development Assistant the past two years, I have learned a great deal that I look forward to bringing into this program. I love volleyball and I really can’t wait for the season to start. I feel very fortunate for the opportunity.”
While at FGCU, Campbell helped lead the Eagles to back-to-back Atlantic-Sun regular season titles (2007, 2008). She finished second in the league in hitting percentage (.407) as a junior and earned A-Sun All-Academic honors as a senior. During her two seasons for the Blue and Green, her teams posted an impressive 43-11 overall record, including 28-3 in conference play and a remarkable 19-1 record at home.
In 2007, she played in 19 matches tallying 98 kills and 41 blocks. In A-Sun play, she posted a league-leading .417 hitting percentage, racking up 49 kills with only six errors in 103 attempts. She recorded a career-high 11 kills while hitting .500 and adding five blocks against ETSU.
As a senior, Campbell finished with a .289 hitting percentage, which was ninth in the conference. She was also one of five Eagles to play in every set, accounting for 72 blocks, which are the third-best on the team.