Volleyball

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

David Brooks

Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Ramapo '06
E-mail: dbrooks18@catawba.edu
Office Phone: (704) 637-4480

David Brooks joined the Catawba College Volleyball coaching staff as an assistant in the fall of 2018.  He comes to Catawba following a record-setting tenure as Head Coach at Mallard Creek High School. 

Brooks, beginning in his first season in 2014, took the Mavericks to four straight playoff appearances, three straight conference tournament championship games, two sweet 16 appearances, one Elite 8 appearance and the 2016 Mecka Conference Tournament Championship. He set the school record for wins in a season (24), and total wins (81).  In 2015, Brooks was voted Mecka Conference 4A Coach of the Year.

Before taking the reigns at Mallard Creek, Brooks was the Head Coach at Phillip O Berry Academy and Assistant Coach at Scotland High School.  Brooks holds an overall high school coaching record of 130-39.

Brooks has coached the past three seasons for Carolina Juniors volleyball club where he has qualified two teams to USAV Nationals, including the 18 Elite team this past season, finishing 21st in the nation at USAV Nationals in Anaheim, California. Brooks is CAP I and CAP II Certified by USAV. 

A 2006 graduate from Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey, Brooks earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting.  He holds a North Carolina teaching license and has been a high school math teacher for the last 11 years. 

Today's Events

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC),

Calendar

«October 2018»
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October 2

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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October 3

Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 2-1

Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 1-5

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October 5

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 92-170

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

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October 6

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2

Football vs. ALBANY STATE 21-35

Soccer (M) vs. SHAW 3-0

Soccer (W) vs. SHAW 6-1

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October 7

Tennis (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 3-4

Tennis (W) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7-0

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October 8

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of SALISBURY)

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October 9

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of SALISBURY) 10th of 18

Tennis (W) vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST, ppd. 5 p.m.

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

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October 10

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 1-0

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October 12

Cross Country Royals Challenge M-15th;W-19th

Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

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October 13

Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 2) 1st of 5

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Wingate 25-35

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October 14

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 1-2

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 5-0

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October 15

Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

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October 16

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 9th of 14

Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 9th of 14

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3

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October 17

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4

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October 19

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-3

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October 20

Football vs. TUSCULUM 55-37

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-0

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-2

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October 22

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC) 

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October 23

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)

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October 24

Soccer (W) vs. CHOWAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.

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October 25

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.

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October 26

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 7 p.m.

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October 27

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) noon

Football vs. LIMESTONE 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 7:30 p.m.

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October 30

Soccer (W) SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (M) @ Wichita St. (Exhib.)

Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.

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