Former Dayton assistant joins Cavalier program
Stephanie Ross joined the Cavalier program as an assistant coach in February 2014. Ross previously served as an assistant coach at Dayton and High Point.
As an assistant at UVA, Ross has helped lead the Cavaliers to two-straight winning seasons in 2014 & 2015. The Cavaliers finished 17-14 (10-8 ACC) record in 2014, 18-13 (10-10) in 2015 and 7-25 (4-16) in 2016.
Ross has seen Virginia's program recognized with an honorable mention All-America for setter Lauren Fuller in 2015. She has also been influential in eight All-ACC selections, four AVCA All-Region selections and four All-ACC freshmen.
Also serving as recruiting coordinator, she has guided UVA to three-straight top-30 recruiting classes. In 2016, three freshmen led the Cavaliers in blocks.
Prior to her time at Virginia, Ross was an assistant coach at Dayton and High Point. While at Dayton, she helped the Flyers to a 16-13 record with two all-conference players. As a member of High Point’s staff, she landed recruits that played for the USA Women’s Junior A2 National Team, as well as Prep Volleyball All-American and Senior Aces list honorees.
The 2009 graduate of Pittsburgh began her coaching career as a graduate assistant at Xavier in 2009 and 2010, while also coaching at the club level for Renaissance and Team Z.
At Pitt, Ross was a member of the Big East All-Academic squad and a four-year starter for the Panthers, seeing time at multiple positions, but mostly as an outside hitter. Ross graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in sociology.
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