Club Sports News

New Coaches on Board for Club Sports

September 13, 2012  |  Liberty University 

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Liberty University Club Sports has announced five new head coaches: Drew Sherwood, beach volleyball (a new program for 2012-13); Ryan Hurley, crew; Rachel Steele, gymnastics; Sara Niemi, women's Division II hockey; and Jesse Wilson, taekwondo.

"We are excited for our new coaches to come in and be a part of our Club Sports program," said Kirk Handy, senior director of Campus Recreation. "We believe the new coaches will take our programs to the next level."

Sherwood is the general manager of the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre. He played two seasons with the Flames men's volleyball team, competed in a number of tournaments across the U.S., and has assisted at Liberty's volleyball camps.

Hurley recently served as the coach of the women's varsity crew team at Virginia Tech.

Steele, a 2012 alumna, was the co-founder and captain of the Flames gymnastics team where she competed in three meets and won an individual title in the balance beam event at the 2010 national championships in Texas.

Niemi, a 2009 alumna, has served as an assistant coach for the Flames women's hockey teams since 2009. She has played competitive hockey since age 5, including three seasons with the Flames Division I women's hockey team.

Wilson has been practicing taekwondo for 29 years and is a certified black belt through the Kim School of taekwondo in Danville, Va.

 

Schedule
Results
Jan 20, 3:30 PM - Stony Brook, NY
at
Men's D1 Hockey
Stony Brook
Game Time
Disc Golf
at BRAWL
Jan 19, 8:00 AM - Sandusky, Lynchburg

Women's D2 Hockey
vs. Jr. Hurricanes
Jan 19, 11:15 AM - LaHaye Ice Center

Men's D3 Hockey
vs. College of Charleston
Jan 19, 1:00 PM - LaHaye Ice Center
Live Video

Women's D1 Hockey
at Miami University of Ohio
Jan 19, 5:45 PM - Oxford, OH

Men's D2 Hockey
vs. Liberty Showcase - Marist College
Jan 19, 7:30 PM - LaHaye Ice Center
Live Video

Full Schedule

Jan 19
Men's D1 Hockey
at Stony Brook
L (3-4) Shootout

Jan 19
Women's D1 Hockey
at Miami University of Ohio
W (2-1)

Jan 19
Men's D3 Hockey
vs. College of Charleston
W (3-0)

Jan 19
Women's D2 Hockey
vs. Jr. Hurricanes
L (3-5)

Jan 18
Women's D1 Hockey
at Miami University of Ohio
T (4-4)

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