Worcester, Mass. - Interim Director of Athletics Christine Lowthert has announced that Kyle R. Medeiros has been named the head coach of the Assumption College Women's Volleyball team.
Medeiros brings eight years of coaching experience to his new position at Assumption. From 2011-18, Medeiros served as head volleyball coach for the Rhode Island Blast Volleyball Club. He has also held the position of head volleyball coach for the East Greenwich School Department (CT), where he led the high school's junior varsity team to 2016 Junior Varsity State Champions. During his three years as head coach for the boys and girls volleyball teams for Lincoln High School (RI), Medeiros lead both teams to a series of victories including a 2019 Division III State Final appearance for the boys' varsity team and a 2018 Division II State Final appearance for the girls' varsity team. Medeiros was named the Lincoln School Department 2018-19 Coach of the Year as well as Division II RIVCA Coach of the Year in 2018.
"Assumption College is pleased to welcome Kyle Medeiros as the new Women's Volleyball head coach," said Lowthert. "Kyle's years of experience in coaching players across an array of ages and competitions, both nationally and in New England, will be key in his efforts as he looks to build Assumption's Women's Volleyball program into a top contender in the Northeast-10 Conference."
Medeiros also serves as the boys' club director and girls head volleyball coach of the Elite Northeast Volleyball Youth Club, where he coached various age groups that competed both regionally and nationally. In addition to his coaching duties, he helped develop plans and executed the creation of a boys' division within the club.
As the head coach of the Women's Volleyball team, Medeiros will be responsible for all aspects of coaching instruction along with the development and leadership of a comprehensive NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball program while developing and implementing a recruitment strategy.
"I am very excited to be named head coach of the Assumption College Women's Volleyball program," said Medeiros. "Opportunities to coach at this level don't come around too often, especially at a school with such a storied academic and athletic history. I am looking forward to building a winning culture, both on the court and in the classroom, through hard work and commitment to a team first mentality."
Medeiros holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Rhode Island College.