Monica Brown steps in as head coach of the Penn College women’s volleyball team for the 2013 season. She brings over a decade of experience and competition to the position.
In Brown's first year at the helm, she led the Lady Wildcats to a PSUAC Semifinal appearance with a 12-6 conference record.
A native of Omaha, Nebraska, a hotbed for women’s volleyball, Brown attended Iowa Western Community College from 2008-2010 where she was a two-year member of the nationally ranked women’s volleyball team. In her first year, she helped the team finish 54-6 and place fourth at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Championships. In her second year, the team earned another berth to the championships finishing sixth. During that time, she also started her coaching career heading the Club Metro volleyball’s 15 year-old team.
Brown transferred to Lock Haven University where she was a two-year starter in the defensive specialist position for her final two years. In both years, the team placed second in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) earning berths to the NCAA Division II regional tournament.
After graduating with a degree in Sport Administration, Brown became a volunteer coach for the Lock Haven women’s volleyball team as well as the men’s club volleyball team there.
Currently, Brown is finishing up her Master’s Degree in Sport Administration from Lock Haven.