Brittney Lee enters her second season as the head women’s volleyball coach for Southern Virginia University.
In 2014 Lee led the Knights to the semi-finals of the CAC Tournament after taking the second seed in conference play. She coached Kaitlyn Eaton, who was named first team All-CAC and second team VaSID All-State, as well as sophomore April Bennett and freshman Vanessa Pawlak who were named to the second team All-CAC.
In her first season as an assistant coach at Southern Virginia during the 2013 season, Lee helped head coach Paige Hiatt guide a young Knight squad to a 15-9 overall record, including an impressive 6-3 record against Capital Athletic Conference teams in its first season as a member of the league. She also helped the Knights to a solid 8-2 record in front of their home crowd at Knight Sports Arena.
She helped coach two Knights to the All-CAC Second Team – freshman April Bennett and junior Kaitlyn Eaton – while also coaching senior Tori Tuttle to USCAA honorable mention and senior Shyanne Ison and junior Jamie Pinkston to USCAA All-Academic honors.
Prior to Southern Virginia, Lee coached club volleyball in Glendale, Ariz., during the 2012 season and served as junior varsity girls volleyball head coach at Sandra Day O’Connor High School for a season in 2011.
In addition to volleyball, Lee has coaching experience in track and field as well, working as an assistant coach at Mountain Ridge High School and Canyon View High School, respectively.
A 2011 graduate, Lee played women’s volleyball at Southern Utah University where she earned All-Summit League honors and ranked within the top 5 of the conference in assists her junior and senior years.
Before Southern Utah, Lee was a two-sport athlete at Glendale Community College in Arizona, playing volleyball while also participating on the track and field squad. Including being named an NJCAA All-American twice (2007, 2008), Lee led the Gauchos to a 2008 ACCAC women’s volleyball conference title as well.
During her playing days at Mountain Ridge High School, Lee earned two volleyball all-state citations and was named all-region Player of the Year as a senior while helping her team win the 5A state championship in 2004.
Lee has a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Southern Utah University.
She and her husband, Jager, a member of Southern Virginia’s football team, reside in Buena Vista with their daughter, Brooke.
Alison Brown enters her second season as an assistant volleyball coach at Southern Virginia University.
In 2014 she helped Coach Lee lead the Knights to a second place seed and the semi-final game of the CAC tournament.
A former multi-sport athlete for the Knights, Brown (formerly Krebs) was a member of the volleyball and softball programs at Southern Virginia.
A volleyball team captain in 2010, Brown earned both USCAA All-American and USCAA All-Academic honors as well as being named to the VaSID academic all-state team.
As a fantastic junior in 2009, she led the Knights to a third-place finish at the USCAA national tournament en route to USCAA All-America honors and VaSID Second Team All-State. Brown also was named a USCAA All-Academic recipient and Southern Virginia’s Female Athlete of the Year.
As a softball scholar-athlete for two seasons, Brown was a USCAA All-Academic recipient in both 2009 and 2011.
On top of playing high school volleyball in her hometown of Lebanon, Oregon, Brown was a member of the NoDinx/Corvallis Volleyball Club before playing for one season at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, Oregon in 2007. At LBCC she holds the current record for assists in a single match at 67 and helped her team to a fifth-place finish at the NWAACC tournament.
Alison and her husband, Lancaster, reside in Buena Vista with their daughter, Whitley.
Jager Lee enters his second season as the women’s volleyball recruiting coordinator at Southern Virginia.
Jager was a member of the football team during the 2013 season but was limited in action due to injury.
His wife, Brittney, is the head women’s volleyball coach at Southern Virginia. The couple resides in Buena Vista with their daughter, Brooke.