A former Loper defensive specialist and libero, Kaleigh Zoucha moved to the coaching bench in the spring of 2013 and serves as the Lopers top assistant coach.
After being a graduate assistant for three seasons, the Lincoln native was promoted to full-time status in the winter of 2015.
Over the past four seasons, the Lopers have gone a combined 119-20, reached four NCAA Tournaments and finished eighth, fifth, 15th and fifth in the final national poll.
"Kaleigh was a natural fit to fill our first assistant position. She has grown immensely as a coach in her three seasons in the GA role and I look forward to her continued impact on Loper Volleyball," said UNK head coach Rick Squiers.
Anderson is one of only 29 UNK players to have reached 1,000 career digs, currently 26th on the list with 1,042.
Over her career, she played in four NCAA Tournaments and helped the Lopers win four regular season conference titles.
A Lincoln Southwest High graduate, she comes from a coaching family as her father, Mike, served as head baseball coach at Nebraska-Lincoln and most recently was an assistant at Oklahoma. Her younger brother, Taylor, currently serves as an assistant baseball coach at UNK.
In the summer of 2016, she married former Loper football player Kalvin Zoucha. They live in Kearney and welcomed daughter, Annie, in April 2017.
Graduate Assistant Coach
Stephanie Brand is in her first year as the graStephanie Brand is in her second year as the graduate assistant coach for the Nebraska-Kearney volleyball program.
The Grand Island native began her duties in the summer of 2016.
In 2016, UNK went 35-2 and won both the MIAA regular season and tournament titles. The Lopers reached the NCAA Tournament for an 18th straight season, finished fifth in the national poll and had three AVCA All-Americans.
Most recently, Brand was the assistant varsity and head junior varsity volleyball coach at her prep alma mater, Grand Island Central Catholic. As a player for the Crusaders, she was a four-year starter and a member of the 2010 Class C-1 state champions that posted a perfect 35-0 record.
Brand left GICC as the school’s all-time leader in career kills and was named honorary captain of the Omaha World Herald’s 2010 Class C-1 all-state team. She was named second-team All-Nebraska as a junior.
In college, Brand played for four NCAA Tournament teams at Wayne State and UNK.
She was a part of three Loper teams that won 90 matches between 2012-14. A three-time MIAA Academic Honor Roll qualifier, Brand co-captained the 2014 squad that went 27-4 and tied for the MIAA regular season title.
Brand holds an Education degree from UNK and currently is pursuing a Master’s degree.
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