Jessica’s role as a Professional Advisor for Club Sports is to advise and advocate for student-athletes. Prior to working for Liberty, she played Women’s Volleyball from 2004-2008 and Women’s Basketball from 2008-2009. She now serves as the Assistant Coach for Beach Volleyball since 2008.
Jessica came to Liberty in 2004, playing Outside Hitter for Liberty Women’s Volleyball from 2004-08. She led the team in kills and aces during sophomore season, and was named William & Mary Invitational MVP in 2005. 2007 Honors: Villanova Classic All-Tournament, Big South Championship All-Tournament, Big South All-Academic team, team leader in kills and digs. Five time Big South Presidential Honor Roll, two NCAA tournament appearances in 2007 and 2008 seasons. Jessica also played Liberty Women’s Basketball during the 2008-09 season.
Liberty’s women’s beach volleyball program took giant leaps over the 2021-22 season, according to Head Coach Kaleb VanDePerre and Assistant Coach Jess Nelson.
May 31, 2022
The Lady Flames won three of four matches at NCAA Division III Stevenson (Md.) University, splitting with the host Mustangs before sweeping Loyola (Md.) University, winning 9 of 10 individual matches.
April 12, 2022
The Lady Flames continue to raise the bar by traveling to play against the likes of UNC Wilmington and College of Charleston with showdowns at Tennessee at Martin, Missouri State, and Tulane upcoming.
March 21, 2022