Shane Davis Head Coach
Shane Davis was hired as the sixth head coach in Northwestern volleyball program history on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015 by Vice President for Athletics & Recreation Jim Phillips.
"Shane Davis is unquestionably one of the top coaches in the nation, in any sport, and we are thrilled to welcome him, along with Andrea, Sydney and Jordyn to the Northwestern family," said Phillips. "His remarkable record of success on the court speaks for itself, and his commitment to the development of his student-athletes outside competition is profound. He is the perfect fit to deliver a world-class experience academically, socially and athletically to our young women, and lead our program into the future in the best volleyball conference in the country."
Erin Virtue Associate Head Coach
Erin Virtue was hired as the associate head coach at Northwestern on Jan. 13, 2016, after five years as an assistant at Michigan. She previously worked at Cincinnati from 2007-10.
Virtue served as the recruiting coordinator at both of her previous stops and consistently pulled in some of the nation's best classes. In her very first season at Michigan in 2012, she helped recruit the 12th-ranked class in the country, according to PrepVolleyball.com. In 2008 and 2009, she brought top-30 classes to Cincinnati and helped the Bearcats earn "Highest Honorable Mention" for their class from PrepVolleyball in 2010.
Kevin Moore Assistant Coach
Northwestern head volleyball coach Shane Davis announced the hiring of Kevin Moore as an assistant on Jan. 13, 2016. Like Davis, Moore comes to Northwestern from Loyola (Chicago), where he was the associate head coach of the women's program in 2015.
Prior to his stint at Loyola, Moore served as the head coach for the men's program at Juniata, his alma mater, from 2011-2014. The Eagles enjoyed success under Moore's guidance, posting an 86-37 record. He coached five AVCA D-III All-Americans, eight all-conference selections and two conference freshman of the year winners during his stint at the Huntingdon, Pa. school. Juniata advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament in 2014.