A TK-12 Christ-centered,
College Preparatory School

Volleyball - Middle School Girls - A Team

Team Roster

Coaches

Athletics Roster

Olivia Hopkins - Head. Coach | EMAIL

Coach Hopkins is a native of Charlotte, NC. She attended Independence High School where she also played varsity volleyball before going on to play at the collegiate level at Winthrop University. While at Winthrop, she was an Academic All-American and a member of the Big South Conference All-Academic Team. She earned a BS in Interior Design from Winthrop and graduated summa cum laude. Her coaching career includesfour years at Sun Valley Middle and High Schools and two seasons with Carolina Juniors club volleyball. Hopkins joined the CDS coaching staff in 2016.

Karen Ernsberger - Assistant Coach | EMAIL

Coach Ernsberger is originally from Chicago, IL. She was a four-year varsity athlete at Dade Christian School in Hialeah, FL, and a two-time intramural volleyball champion at Bob Jones University. Ernsberger holds a BS in Art Education and currently teaches art at the middle school and high school level at Covenant Day School. Coach Ernsberger has a cumulative nine years of volleyball coaching at Covenant Day, having joined the staff in 2005.

Achievements

Lauren Villarreal '08 (Palm Beach Atlantic University)

Kayla Osterhus '10 (Wingate University)

Jessica Pace '11 (Pfeiffer University)

Shelby Nassar '13 (Wingate University)

Megan Embry '15 (Anderson University )

Christina Goforth '15 (Berry College)

Hannah Billiard '15 (Berry College)

Charissa Coleman '16 (Gardner Webb University)

Sarah BIlliard '17 (University of Virginia)

Kristen Seibert '17 (Wofford College)

Meg Hopkins ’19 (Averett University)

Taylor Weber ’19 (Anderson University)


Volleyball - Middle School Girls - A Team

Middle School Girls Volleyball (one or two teams pending interest level)

  • For girls in grades 7-8.
  • Check back later for more information on a 6th grade program.
  • Tryouts will begin August 5 from 9:00-11:30 a.m. in the Main Gym.
  • Covenant Day will provide home and away jerseys.
  • Athletes must provide shoes, practice and game shorts, knee pads, and personal gear.
  • Coach Hopkins may be reached at ohopkins@carolina.rr.com

  • Paperwork: All athletes must have a current physical (within the last year), parent permission form, signed concussion statement, and the $25 athletic participation fee submitted prior to the first day of tryouts/practice. Questions about the portal and paperwork should be directed to Jennifer Harding. jharding@covenantday.org