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Coaching Staff

Lindsay Birch
Co-Director / Owner

Lindsay Birch finished her 16th season as Head Coach at CNU by leading her team to the school’s 11th consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament. The 2017 season ups Birch’s overall record to 495-117 (.81 winning %) and conference record to 207-10 (.95 winning %). Birch, a Williamsburg native and Bruton High School graduate, is the winningest coach in CNU Volleyball history and has paved the way for countless program firsts and school records. A Hall of Fame player in her own right, Birch has been a part of nearly all the turning points in CNU VB history.

The Birch Era...

  • 2011 NCAA Runner-up & 2012 NCAA Final Four
  • 3 NCAA Elite Eight appearances in 2009, 2010 & 2014 • 14 regular season Conference championships (‘02, ’04-’15, ‘17)
  • 13 Conference Tournament championships (’02, ’04-’05, ’07-’15, ‘17)
  • Undefeated in conference ‘07-‘16 (138 match win streak, 4th longest in NCAA)
  • AVCA Region Coach of the Year in 2010 & 2014 • 11-time Conference Coach of the Year ‘02, ‘05, ’07-’09, ’11-’15,‘17
  • 11-time VaSID State Coach of the Year ’04-‘05, ’07-‘15
  • 14 NCAA Tournament appearances in 16 years
  • Coached 27 All-Americans & 11 Conference Player of the Year recipients

Cory Taylor

Cory Taylor begins her sixth season as the lead Assistant Coach & Recruiting Coordinator for CNU Volleyball. In her five seasons as an Asst. coach, Taylor helped the Captains win the Capital Athletic Conference four times & win an average of 29 matches. A four-year starter at Outside Hitter for the Captains, Harris enjoyed a remarkable playing career. She was named All Conference each of her four seasons and finished her time on the court with 1322 kills (5th all-time at CNU), 1320 digs (6th all-time at CNU), 4206 total attack attempts (3rd all-time at CNU), 545 sets played (2nd all-time at CNU), and 163 total blocks. A Williamsburg native and Jamestown High School graduate, Taylor has been instrumental in the success of Captains Volleyball Camps over the past eight years as a lead instructor and most recently as the Camp’s Co-Director. 

Camp Staff - Current & Former CNU Volleyball Players