At Duke (2019-Present): Kellie Catanach joined joined the Duke volleyball staff in February of 2019 and enters her first season with the program as an assistant coach. In her role as an assistant, Catanach aids in all aspects of the program.
Previous Experience: A four-year letterwinner and three-time All-American, Catanach competed at Duke from 2008-11, receiving All-ACC recognition all four years of her college career and ACVA honors her final three seasons. She helped the Duke volleyball squad to two ACC Championships in 2008 and 2010. The Blue Devils made NCAA Tournament appearances all four of her seasons, advancing to the second round in 2008 and the Round of Eight in 2010.
As a junior, Catanach was named the 2010 ACC Player of the Year, becoming the seventh Duke player to earn that honor. She ended her career ranked ninth on the ACC’s all-time assists leaderboard, while also becoming the third Blue Devil to post at least 1,000 assists in all four seasons and serving as the team captain for her final two years.
Catanach returns to Durham from Florida State University, where she served as the Director of Educational Services. In her role with the Seminoles, she oversaw the daily operations of educational services arm of the Student-Athlete Academic Services department while acting as the Educational Services liaison to advisors and leadership team members. Catanach also earned a graduate degree from FSU in 2015, with a Master’s of Science in Sport Management.
She is a native of Tampa, Fla.