EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. – Shannon Fisher, an assistant coach at East Stroudsburg for the last three seasons, has been named head coach of the Warriors.
Fisher worked as an assistant under Michelle Kreeger, who served as head coach for five years and helped the Warriors to PSAC Tournament appearances in 2006 and 2008. ESU graduated four four-year starters from last year’s team: three-time All-PSAC East outside hitter Alyson Stark, All-Region libero Lindsey Lullo, middle hitter Brianne Bachman and outside hitter Emily Detter.
A four-year letterwinner as a player at Lafayette, Fisher was an assistant coach for the Leopards in 2007 prior to coming to ESU. She has also served as a coach for Court Authority Volleyball Academy for the last six years and coached teams to the USA Volleyball Junior Olympic Nationals in 2010 and 2011.
She has been involved with a number of camps, clinics and recreational leagues, and participated in the USA Volleyball High Performance Coaches’ Clinic at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs in January 2008. She is a member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).
A 2007 graduate of Lafayette, Fisher was the Leopards’ team captain as a senior, when she was named to the All-Patriot League second team at middle hitter. She led the league with a .372 hitting percentage and ranked fifth in blocks.
Fisher was a Dean’s List student at Lafayette and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Sociology. She was a member of the Athletic Honor Roll each semester, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee all four years and was Vice President as a senior. She earned her Master’s degree in Sport Management from ESU this May.