Volleyball Coaching Staff

Ginger Hamric

Head Coach
Alma Mater: Appalachian St. '85
E-mail: gcashley@catawba.edu
Office Phone: (704) 637-4480

Ginger Hamric has been the head coach of the Catawba College volleyball program since 1990.  Hamric has led the Lady Indians to four NCAA II tournament berths and Catawba became the first South Atlantic Conference volleyball team to reach a regional final in 2008.  Her teams have compiled a 520-339 record.

Hamric is a four-time South Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year and in 2001 led Catawba to NCAA II regionals, becoming th first SAC team to qualify for NCAA post-season play after claiming the SAC Tournament title.  In 2000, Catawba took the SAC Championship and posted a 34-7 record.  Catawba also captured the 1990 and 1991 SAC Tournament crowns under Hamric. She is also an instructor in Catawba’s Goodman School of Physical Education.

In 2008, Hamric was inducted into the Catawba Sports Hall of Fame.  During her tenure, Catawba has advanced to NCAA II Regional play four times and have claimed three SAC Championships and three SAC Tournament titles.

Prior to her arrival at Catawba, Hamric, was volleyball coach and a biology teacher at Mt. Airy High School. That position was her first after graduating from Appalachian State University in 1985. She was also an assistant coach in basketball and co-coach in softball.

Her volleyball teams at Mt. Airy won two state (2-A) championships (1986, 1987) and three Northwestern Conference titles (1986-88). Two other seasons (1988 and 1989), the Lady Bears were state runner-ups. Overall, Hamric’s five-year record at Mt. Airy was 95-14. She was voted league coach of the year three times and Mt. Airy High School Teacher of the Year in 1987 and 1989.

An outstanding former athlete herself, Hamric was a three-year starter in volleyball at Forbush High School, before graduating in 1981. At ASU, she was captain of the team as a hitter in 1983 and 1984. She helped lead the Lady Apps to the Southern Conference championship during her senior season.

Hamric earned a bachelor’s of science education degree from ASU. She earned a master’s degree in science education from Wake Forest. She is a member of Gamma Beta Phi academic honor society and Kappa Delta Pi educational honor society.

She resides in Salisbury and in Yadkin County with her husband, Will.

Volleyball Coaching Staff

Nicole Barringer

Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Averett '15
E-mail: nbarring17@catawba.edu
Office Phone: (704) 637-4480

Nicole Barringer joined the Catawba College Volleyball Program as an assistant in the spring of 2017.  She was previously an assistant at Averett since 2015.

Barringer enjoyed an outstanding four-year playing career at Averett, graduating in 2015 with a degree in criminal justice.  She is pursuing a master’s of business administration.

As a setter, Barringer finished her playing career with 4,654 assists with an average of 9.99 assists and 2.09 digs per set in 466 sets over 141 career matches. She also totaled 165 service aces and 126 blocks. As a senior, Barringer earned American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Honorable Mention All-America honors after being voted to the AVCA All-South Region Team. In addition, she was selected to the USA South All-Conference First Team and the USA South All-Tournament Team after finishing fifth in the nation in total assists. Barringer earned USA South All-Conference honors all four years at Averett, including First Team recognition twice. She also helped Averett win the 2013 USA South North Division championship.

Barringer also succeeded off the court as a three-time USA South Academic All-Conference selection.  As a junior, Barringer earned Averett's prestigious Frank Campbell Sportsmanship Award and was named Averett's Barbara Kushubar Female Student-Athlete of the Year as a senior.  She also received the two most prestigious honors from the USA South Conference following her senior year. Barringer was named the female recipient of the USA South's prestigious Don Scalf Award as the conference's student-athlete of the year and she was selected as the USA South's Woman of the Year.

Barringer has served as a summer volleyball camp instructor and has coached club volleyball with Carolina Juniors Volleyball (Charlotte) and Sports Academy (Statesville).

Barringer is a native of Landis, N.C.

Today's Events

Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY, 2:00
Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY, 2:00
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE, 2:00Stats
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE, 4:00Stats


«March 2018»
March 2

Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2-3

March 3

Softball vs LEES-McRAE 1-4

Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-5

Softball vs LEES-McRAE 4-1

Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-5

March 4

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA TECH 15-7

Softball @ Limestone 8-1

Softball @ Limestone 1-2

March 5

Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 1 (Crescent Pointe GC)

Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Lacrosse (W) vs. FELICIAN 24-1

March 6

Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 2 (Crescent Pointe GC) 8th of 11

Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 2nd of 17

Baseball @ Tampa 5-9

March 7

Softball vs. KING 3-17

Softball vs. KING 2-0

Lacrosse (W) vs. CHESTNUT HILL 16-15

Baseball @ Tampa 8-12

March 9

Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-6

Softball @ Emmanuel 2-3

Softball @ Emmanuel 2-4

Baseball @ Carson-Newman 9-3

March 10

Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-2

Tennis (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-7

Lacrosse (M) vs. NEWBERRY 13-9

Softball @ Southern Wesleyan 11-0

Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 25-8

March 11

Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 1 (Monroe CC) 

March 12

Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 2 (Monroe CC) 5th of 12

March 13

Baseball vs. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 6-8

March 14

Baseball vs. INDIANA,PA 16-6

March 15

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Prelims)

Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 0-7

Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 0-9

Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 1-8

Lacrosse (W) vs. INDIANA,PA 7-25

Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 3-7

Lacrosse (M) @ Coker 14-8

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Finals)

March 16

Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 1) 

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Prelims) 10 a.m.

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Finals) 6 p.m.

Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1-10

March 17

Track/Field @ UNC Pembroke Braves Classic

Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)

Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 19-10

Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 13-12

March 18

Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 0-9

Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 10-6

Tennis (M) @ Tusculum 3-6

Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 7-8

March 19

Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 1 (Columbia CC)

Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 1 (Rolling Hills CC)

March 20

Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 2 (Columbia CC) 4th of 10

Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 2 (Rolling Hills CC) 6th of 11

March 21

Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate 12-11

Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate 5-12

March 22

Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 2 p.m.

Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 2 p.m.

Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 4 p.m.

March 23

Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1)

Baseball @ Mars Hill 3 p.m.

March 24

Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 2)

Lacrosse (W) @ Lincoln Memorial noon

Baseball @ Mars Hill noon

Softball vs MARS HILL 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.

Baseball @ Mars Hill 3 p.m.

Softball vs MARS HILL 3 p.m.

March 27

Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.

Softball vs QUEENS 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ Queens 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Queens 2 p.m.

Softball vs QUEENS 4 p.m.

March 28

Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 1 (River Landing GC)

Lacrosse (W) @ Coker 4 p.m.

March 29

Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 2 (River Landing GC)

Tennis (M) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.

March 30

Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 1)

Softball @ Tusculum 1 p.m.

Baseball @ Anderson 2 p.m.

Softball @ Tusculum 3 p.m.

Baseball @ Anderson 5 p.m.

March 31

Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 2)

Lacrosse (W) vs. MARS HILL noon

Baseball @ Anderson 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 3 p.m.

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Lacrosse (M) Team Photo