Erin Cady completed her fourthseason as the head volleyball coach at Holy Cross in 2014. She wasnamed the program’s ninth head coach on April 5, 2011. Cadyserved as an assistant coach at Holy Cross in the 2010 season.
The 2014 season saw the Crusaderspost a overall record of 7-20 and 6-10 in the Patriot League. Thesix wins tied the school record for most Patriot Leaguevictories.
The Crusaders went 10-21 overalland 6-8 in the Patriot League in Cady’s first season in 2011.The Crusaders’ six Patriot League wins tied their most ever,as they previously went 6-8 in 2004 and 6-6 in 2000. HolyCross’ fifth place finish in the league was its best sinceplacing fifth in 2004. The Crusaders also concluded the season withthree straight Patriot League victories, marking the first timethey had won three straight league matches since winning four inrow in the 2000 season.
Cady played an important role as anassistant coach in the 2010 season which saw the Crusaders earn 12wins which were their most since going 12-16 in 2000. The 51 setswon by the Crusaders were the most for Holy Cross since winning 55sets in 1989.
Prior to her time at Holy Cross,Cady spent the 2008 and 2009 seasons as a graduate assistantvolleyball coach at New Hampshire. She had numerousresponsibilities which included assisting in the creation andcoordination of drills in daily practices, assisting with allphases of recruiting, coordinating advertising and fundraising forDig Pink, and supervising and assigning responsibilities for theteam manager. Cady also served as the volleyball camp coordinator.In addition, she earned coaching experience as the head coach ofthe Junior Olympic New Hampshire Seacoast 18 Elite team.
Cady had an outstanding playingcareer at New Hampshire, as she was a three-time All-America EastConference selection and a two-time team captain. In 2003 and 2005she earned first team All-America East honors, while in 2004 shereceived honorable mention accolades. She also became only thefourth player in school history to record 1,000 career kills, andreceived the team’s 2005 Holly Young Most Valuable PlayerAward. In 2002 and 2003 she helped lead the Wildcats to a pair ofAmerica East titles and two trips to the NCAA Tournament. Cady wasalso strong in the classroom as she was an Academic Scholar Athleteand a member of the Dean’s List in every season, while shewon the 2004 Bill Knight Scholarship. Following graduation, Cadyplayed professional volleyball for the SWE-Volley Team in Erfurt,Germany.
Cady earned two degrees from NewHampshire: a bachelor’s degree in sociology and justicestudies in 2006 and a master’s degree in kinesiology andsports studies in 2010. Cady and her husband, Stuart, were marriedin 2012.
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