Head Coach Brittany Newberry
Head Volleyball Coach
Brittany Newberry has been named the new Head Coach of the Hendrix College Volleyball Program, Athletic Director Amy Weaver announced.
Newberry served as the assistant volleyball coach at Mississippi State for two years (2015 & 2016). In her first season she helped lead the Bulldogs to a 17-15 record, posting the first winning season at State since 2006. The 17 wins marked the most for MSU since 2006, while State's six SEC wins were the most since winning seven conference matches in 2011. In her second year, Newberry helped the Bulldogs set a new program record with the most home wins in a season with eleven in 2016.
Before her time at Mississippi State Newberry was an assistant coach for the University for Central Arkansas volleyball team from 2012 through 2015. She helped coach the Sugar Bears to a combined 46-6 conference record where they made two consecutive NCAA Tournaments appearances and won back-to-back Southland Conference regular season and tournament championships.
Newberry would get her first taste of coaching in Conway in 2009 when she was the head coach for the Conway Christian High School volleyball team. In her last season at Conway Christian, Newberry led the team to a conference-runner-up finish and a third-place finish in the state tournament. Both rank as the best finishes in program history.
Newberry, has spent the last year as the Willowbrook Club 17 Gold Head Volleyball Coach.
As Head Coach for the top 17-year-old team for Willowbrook Club based out of Houston, Texas, Newberry travels extensively all over the country competing against top club teams with the goal of making it to Junior Nationals.