ADRIAN, Mich. – Adrian College is pleased to announce Erin Syversen as the new assistant coach for the women's volleyball program, as announced by Adrian College Director of Athletics Mike Duffy on Thursday, May 16.
Syversen comes to Adrian after serving as a graduate assistant for Wisconsin Lutheran College for the past year. There she helped the Warriors to an 18-13 record for the program's first winning season since the 2011 campaign. No stranger to instruction, Syversen has been giving private lessons since 2016 and has served as a head coach for the Adversity Volleyball Club and Maroa-Forsyth Middle School.
"We are excited to have Coach Syersen join our staff," head coach David Kwan said. "She will add needed NCAA tournament experience to our group of outside hitters that have goals of making back to the MIAA tournament and a chance to get to the NCAA tournament."
She played collegiate volleyball for Millikin University, serving as team captain during her senior season. Syversen was a three-time First Team All-Conference selection and three-time All-American, including being named to the first team her senior year. The Big Blue won three CCIW Championships during her time as a player. She finished in the top-five in the country in kills three times and led the country in attacks her senior year.
Syversen is a native of Waukesha, Wisconsin and earned her bachelor's degree from Millikin University in Sports Management. She was working on a master's degree in Leadership and Innovation during her time at Wisconsin Lutheran College.