Bridgewater Tabs Albert to Volleyball Post
Eagles Welcome Former Chatham Assistant, National Champ at Juniata
BRIDGEWATER, Va. --- Bridgewater College's
Director of Athletics, Curt Kendall announced Monday that Erin
Albert has been hired as the new head volleyball coach for the
Eagles' program. Albert becomes just the third head coach in the
"We're really excited to have Erin here at Bridgewater as our next volleyball coach. She brings a lot of energy, knowledge and experience from nearly every level that will help her in maintaining the successes and tradition of the Bridgewater Volleyball program," said Kendall.
Albert comes to Bridgewater from Chatham University where she has been the assistant coach since 2009. She also served as athletic events coordinator while at Chatham.
During her college playing career, Albert was a four-year starter for NCAA Division III national power Juniata College. Juniata won the Landmark Conference title and regional title in each of her four seasons. She was a member of the 2006 team that won the NCAA Division III national championship. During the 2007 season she was named honorable mention All-American by the AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association). In 2008, Albert was named the MVP at the NCAA regional tournament and earned a spot on the NCAA National All-Tournament Team.
"I'm excited to be a part of the strong tradition that is Bridgewater College Volleyball. I feel that success is a direct bi-product of the people that you are surrounded with and Bridgewater surrounds you with great people. I'm really proud to be a part of the Bridgewater family," said Albert.
Albert graduated from Juniata with a major in chemistry and a minor in psychology.
This release is courtesy of the Bridgewater College sports information department.