(April 22, 2013) – For the second time this offseason, a girls volleyball coach in Loudoun has shifted high schools with Tuscarora High School coach Marsha Hermes taking over the Briar Woods program in Ashburn.
Hermes started he Huskies girls volleyball program three years ago and went 27-37 overall. The Huskies went 12-10 overall last season including 10-8 in the Dulles District. In the Huskies second season they were 4-12 and 7-14 and in their first campaign they were 5-11 and 8-13.
Prior to Tuscarora, Hermes was the coach at Brentsville.
Besides her coaching experience, Hermes also had extensive playing experience. While at Bridgewater College, Hermes was captain of the team for two seasons, first team Old Dominion Athletic Conference twice and second team once. She was also the ODAC Player of the Year in 2007 as well as being selected to the 2007 VaSID College Division All-State First Team.
She is the Bridgewater College career kills leader and still holds the record for single season kills.
Briar Woods Athletic Director Jerry Carter: “Coach Hermes has a unique combination of coaching experience as well as playing experience. We are excited to have her on board to lead our volleyball program”.
She replaces Jose Gonzalaez-Rodriquez who was 11-7 in district last year and 12-10 overall. Briar Woods
Coach Hermes stated, “I am excited to meet my new team and anticipate great success in the upcoming season. I’m thrilled to be a part of the Falcon Family.”