Brook Coulter completed her first season as an assistant coach at the University of Georgia in 2011. Coulter's responsibilities with the Bulldogs include training the outside hitters and liberos as well as coordinating camps, freshmen transition, and academics.
Prior to coming to Georgia, Coulter spentfour years as an assistant coach at the University of Denver where her responsibilities with the Pioneers included training the outside hitters and defensive specialists, as well as coordinating all the team travel, camps, community outreach, and marketing aspects of the DU volleyball program. Over her four years at Denver, the Pioneers went a combined 77-54 overall including a program-best 25-7 mark in 2008.
"Brook's playing experiences, collegiately as well as internationally, will be a huge asset to our gym and to our players," Head coach Lizzy Stemke said. "Brook is committed to the overall development of the student athletes on and off the court and she will be a great resource for them. Brook has also been heavily involved with the development of the youth in our sport and she will be integral is growing volleyball in our community."
During her time in Denver, Coulter also coached with USA Volleyball serving as a head coach for the high performance A3 camp in the summer of 2009 and a women's senior A2 assistant coach with the Bronze medal USAV Open Adult Championship team during the summer of 2008.
Coulter also founded the Green Valley Ranch 12-and-under Starlings Club Program, serving as the logistics and training coordinator for the program. In June of 2009, the Starlings captured the Bronze medal at the Starlings National Championship in San Diego, Calif.
Prior to joining the coaching ranks at Denver, Coulter played professional volleyball in Europe from 2002-07. She played for teams in Austria, Spain, Germany and Slovenia. Coulter was also employed by Bring It Promotions, where she directed and organized international tours throughout Slovenia and Eastern Europe. Before going to Europe, Coulter was an assistant coach at the University of Nevada. There her duties included organizing summer camps and maintaining a recruiting database.
A native of Fort Collins, Colo., Coulter was a four-year starter and three year captain at the outside hitter position for the University of California, being one of few out-of-state student athletes to ever earn a volleyball scholarship to Cal. She was named to the All Pac-10 freshman team in 1996 and was a two-time member of the Pac-10 honorable mention squad.
Coulter's name is firmly etched in the Cal record books, ranking first all-time in service aces (162), eighth in attempts (3,066) and ninth in digs (1,121). Coulter has two of the Bears' top-10 ace performances in a season: third with 56 in 1998 and ninth with 43 in 1999. Coulter also set Cal's single-game aces record with nine against Oregon in 1998. While playing at Cal, she coached the Golden Bear Volleyball Club.
Coulter completed her bachelor of arts in Integrative Biology in May 2001 at Cal and was a physical therapy aide at the Nevada Physical Therapy-Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation Clinic upon graduation.