Brett Anema was hired to Head Coach Trevor Johnson's coaching staff in January, 2018 and currently serves as an assistant coach.
Coach Anema is involved in all aspects of running a Division I program, including practice and match instruction and planning. He focuses mostly on Liberty's middle blockers and blocking systems.
Anema, an accomplished player and coach, came to Liberty after spending the 2017 season serving as a volunteer assistant coach on Laurie Corbelli's staff at Texas A&M. While there, he coached alongside current Liberty Head Coach Trevor Johnson, who was an assistant coach for the Aggies.
Following his playing career, Anema returned to California to coach both the JSerra Catholic High School and TStreet Volleyball Club for three years. TStreet was the top-ranked club in California while he served as coach.
Prior to his coaching career, Anema played volleyball professionally in Schuttorf, Germany.
Anema played collegiately for three years at Concordia University in Irvine, Calif., where was recruited by current Liberty Head Coach Trevor Johnson.
A middle blocker hailing from La Mirada, Calif., he was a first-team all-conference selection during his first season, hitting .448 as Concordia won the NAIA national championship. During his senior year, 2015, he hit .444 with 2.32 kills and 0.81 blocks per set, earning AVCA/NAIA All-America honors.
Anema and his wife, Madison, were married in April 2017.