Austin is an undergraduate student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he studies Sports Media and Communication. He has constantly been around the volleyball court throughout his life, continually learning new ways to watch the sport through coaches and peers. Through his work within the athletic department at the University of Nebraska, Austin is constantly interacting with student-athletes and has firsthand knowledge of the lifestyles and routines associated with collegiate sports.
Erica has been coaching some level of volleyball for the past 16 years. She began in Gretna, NE and coached 7th grade, 9th grade, JV and was varsity assistant. She was also the Director of Gretna’s Youth League. She coached club ball for South Sarpy and G1 while in Gretna.
She was the Head Volleyball coach at Cross County High School in Stromsburg, NE for 6 years. While there the Cougars were 2013 State Qualifiers. Erica was the Central Community College All-Star Assistant in 2013 and Head Coach in 2014. She also began Youth League at Cross County and then it morphed into Crush Volleyball Club for 12’s and 14’s and she was the director for 3 years. She also coached a 10’s Team for Central Nebraska Juniors and served on the Central Nebraska Juniors Board out of Central City, NE. Now Erica chases her volleyball daughters and 4 year old son as her husband is the head football coach at Norris High School.
Erica lives in Firth NE with her husband and three children.