Tuesday, February 14, 2023 – 11:30 AM
By: Justin DeWeese
GOSHEN, Ind. – Jeff Phillips has been named as the 12th head women’s volleyball mentor at Goshen College or university, as announced by Director of Athletics Dr. Erica Albertin nowadays. He most just lately served as the head girl’s volleyball mentor at Wawasee High Faculty in Syracuse, Indiana.
“We are excited to welcome Jeff Phillips as our subsequent women’s volleyball head mentor,” stated Albertin. “He is a servant chief, a excellent instructor and has a enthusiasm for building winner mindsets.”
“This probability is some thing that I actually never ever thought would appear at this position in my occupation, and mainly because of that, I am incredibly motivated,” explained Phillips. “I am energized to commence and hit the ground functioning, and I glimpse ahead to acquiring our ambitions jointly.”
In his tenure at Wawasee Higher School from 2011 to 2015 and then from 2019 to 2022, Phillips led the crew to a 146-119 record and was responsible for utilizing expectations and targets from the middle college amount by the varsity amount. He was an assistant mentor at Warsaw Substantial Faculty from 2008 to 2010 and at Tippecanoe Valley Substantial College from 2007 to 2008.
Moreover, Phillips was a head mentor in the Empowered Volleyball Academy, a method coach for the Outland Volleyball Club and a summer camp coach for a few yrs for Notre Dame volleyball.
Phillips graduated with a bachelor’s diploma from Purdue University in 2003 and accomplished his master’s of instruction at Indiana Wesleyan University in 2008. He was a social reports instructor at Wawasee and served other roles, which includes section chair, adjunct professor for Purdue University Fort Wayne, graduation assurance team member and disaster intervention staff member.
“I have been amazed with the truly feel of the campus and the dedication to producing an inclusive and assorted community,” mentioned Phillips. “Goshen will enable me to go after my passion whilst making it possible for my family to keep on being in our home and the educational institutions and actions they are passionate about. That developed a fantastic in shape for my spouse and children, and I could not be far more grateful.”
“Jeff’s encounter in coaching stood out from the beginning of the lookup approach,” explained Albertin. “He will greatly add to our athletic section and college or university.”
Phillips and his spouse Jennifer have been married for 16 several years, and they have 3 young children, Wyatt, Lincoln and Radley.