Punahou graduate Erin (Berg) Lindsey was announced yesterday as the new women’s volleyball coach at Dartmouth College. Lindsey was an all-region setter at North Carolina and also served as the Tar Heels’ assistant for five seasons.
Her sister, Olympic setter Lindsey Berg, was inducted into the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame this week.
Erin Lindsey was the 1998 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and is North Carolina’s career assists leader. She graduated in 2000 and returned in 2005 to help the Tar Heels to two ACC titles. She also served as director of operations for Carolina Volleyball Camps, Inc., and was head coach and director of Triangle Volleyball Club. She was a compliance intern at UNC most recently, while working toward her master’s degree in exercise and sport science.
As a member of the Ivy League, Dartmouth is not allowed to grant athletic scholarships.
Lindsey and her husband Harold, have, a 4-year-old daughter (Alexis Ululani) and 2-year-old son (Kanoa Daniel).
In other volleyball news:
» The 31st annual Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Camps will offer five sessions starting in June. All are open to girls and boys in grades 4-12. The first session is June 13-16, with three in July (15-18, 19-22 and 25-28) and the last Aug. 1-4. Each camp costs $160.
Camps are led by UH coach Dave Shoji, his staff and current and former players. Programs are designed for all ages and skill levels. For more information, contact UH associate coach Kari Ambrozich at 956-2496 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
» Nevada transferred Devin Scruggs, its coach the past 14 years, into academics and compliance. Ruth Lawanson, her first-year assistant, is now interim head coach. Scruggs led the Wolf Pack to five NCAA Tournaments, but Nevada lost in the WAC tournament’s first round the past three years. There are three players from Hawaii at Nevada.
» Tickets for the 2011 women’s volleyball final four, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, are on sale at ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Semifinals are Dec. 15, with the final Dec. 17. Tickets are $52 for a lower-level or club seat all-session pass.