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Nikki Dailey
Nikki  Dailey

Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator


Nikki Dailey joined Virginia Volleyball in February 2018. She serves as the Cavaliers’ assistant coach and recruiting coordinator.

Prior to UVA, she spent one season as an assistant at Tennessee. With the Vols, Dailey worked with the setters and directed the backcourt defense. She will continue to work with the setters at UVA.

Dailey also served as an assistant coach at East Tennessee State where she helped guide the Buccaneers to the 2016 Southern Conference regular season championship. Under her tutelage, ETSU setters averaged better than 13 assists per set while setting the Bucs to a .243 hitting percentage in 2016. 

On the club level, Dailey has spent the last three years as the head coach of the 16’s and 17’s at the Kingsport Volleyball Club in Kingsport, Tenn.

A 2014 graduate of the University of Iowa, Dailey was a four-year letter winner for the Hawkeyes. The former setter ranks fifth all-time in Iowa history for career assists and also ranks in the top 15 in aces and digs.

Dailey earned her Bachelor’s in Interdepartmental Studies and Communication Studies at Iowa before completing her Master’s in Kinesiology and Sport Studies at ETSU.   


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