by Andrew Gahwiler, sports information student assistant
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College volleyball team adds a new assistant coach in Brendon Osmer to help head coach Gretchen Krumdieck as the Bobcats set off on their inaugural season.
Osmer is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) with a criminal justice degree. He previously served as an assistant with Wingate University and Queens University of Charlotte. At Wingate he went to the Sweet 16 in 2011 and the Elite 8 in 2012, his most recent season.
Also at Wingate, Osmer helped coach two All-Americans, two South Atlantic Conference (SAC) Tournament MVPs, and nine SAC All-Conference players. At Queens, the team went 20-11 and 11-7 in Conference Carolinas (CC). Osmer coached four All-CC players and one CC All-Tournament Team member.
Osmer adds more game preparation strategy to go along with coach Krumdieck. Some of his previous duties at Wingate and Queens included: breaking down film, running pre-game warm-ups, and statistical analysis of serve receive, side-out and serve scoring.
Be sure to catch the inaugural match Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Centennial Center, with the tailgate starting at 3 p.m.
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