Marritt Cafarchia is in her third season as the Holy Cross head volleyball coach in 2010.
Cafarchia came to Holy Cross from Tufts, where she served as the acting head coach for the 2007 season, while also earning a master's degree in education. The team recorded a 19-3 record as it won 12 of its last 14 games and advanced to the second round of the NESCAC Tournament. She was an assistant coach at Tufts in 2006 as the Jumbos went 23-8 and finished fourth in the NESCAC. Cafarchia was also the co-head coach of the Tufts men's volleyball team in the 2007-08 season. At Tufts she was the Leader of Jumbos in New Orleans in which she created, organized and planned a trip to help twenty Tufts student-athletes go to New Orleans and help with the hurricane rebuilding. Cafarchia has also coached at numerous volleyball camps including the Bentley and UC Davis camps.
A native of Arroyo Grande, Calif., Cafarchia earned her
bachelor's degree in communications from UC Davis in 2005 where she
was a four-year member of the Division I volleyball team. She
started as a setter her freshman year and then served as the team
captain for the next three years. She holds the school record for
aces per game and is third all-time in total aces. Cafarchia also
received the "Most Inspirational Award" three times.