Head Coach: Christine Willard
The Lindenwood – Belleville women’s volleyball team is led by head coach Chrissy Willard.
Willard, a St. Louis native, played collegiately at McKendree University in Lebanon, Ill. She was named to the AMC All-Conference squad her final three years after being tabbed an honorable mention selection her freshman year. She also received Academic All-American honors her junior year and All-Region honors as a senior.
Willard has served as a coach for Saint Louis Metro Volleyball Club for the past six years and has worked with teams of all ages.
Willard received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and biology from McKendree and is currently pursuing a Master's in School Counseling from Lindenwood University.
Willard currently lives in Belleville, Ill. with her husband.
Coach Willard can be reached on campus at (618) 239-6115 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Coach: Chrissy Stitch
Coach Stitch enters her second season with the Lady Lynx as an assistant coach.
Last season, Stitch proved to be a vital part of the coaching staff, assisting the Lady Lynx to a USCAA National Championship Tournament berth in their first season of play.
Stitch is a 2005 graduate of Triad High School and spent two years at Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC), where she continued her volleyball career. As a freshman, Stitch was named an All-Conference team selection. In her sophomore year, she collected more honors, earning the title of All-Conference and All-Region selection, as well as the District K Player of the Year and a First-Team All-American selection.
After receiving her associate’s from SWIC, she moved on to Missouri Baptist University, where she went on to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science.
Coach Stitch can be reached via email at email@example.com.