Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Alexis Austin joined Liberty Head Volleyball Coach Trevor Johnson's coaching staff during Feb. 2020 and currently serves as an assistant coach.
An accomplished outside hitter in her own right during an All-American career at Colorado, Austin helps with Liberty's outside hitters and assists in all aspects of recruiting.
Austin spent the last two seasons as a volunteer assistant coach at Rice where she earned her first collegiate coaching experience. She assisted head coach Genny Volpe during a highly-successful two years. The Owls posted a combined 51-11 record during Austin's time with the program.
During the 2019 season, Rice reached as high as No. 17 in the AVCA Top 25, finishing with an RPI of 19, the highest RPI in school history. The Owls picked up their first-ever NCAA Tournament win, going 27-4. Also in 2019, Rice picked up a big win over No. 3 Texas
Prior to her time at Rice, Austin played professionally in Poland as a member of PTPS.
She has received international playing experience while competing for the BIP/USA Development Team in China in 2013.
Austin, ranked in the top 25 recruits in the 2012 recruiting class by ESPN, was a standout during her four years (2012-15) at Colorado. She finished her career ranked fourth in program history with 1,443 kills, including a career-high 498 kills (4.05 kills per set) as a senior. During 2015, she earned AVCA honorable mention All-America honors and was named to the AVCA All-Pacific South Region team and earned All-Pac-12 honors as both a junior and senior.
A Houston native, Austin helped turn around Colorado's program, one which went 6-24 the year before she arrived. During her four years at Colorado, the Buffaloes posted a 71-59 record, including NCAA Tournament wins in both 2013 and 2014.
Liberty Volleyball Head Coach Trevor Johnson has announced the addition of former Colorado standout Alexis Austin to his coaching staff as an assistant coach. Read More