Record: 32-10 Home: 7-2 Away: 10-5 Neutral: 15-3 AAC: 16-2
David Shumaker
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Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 2nd Season

Coach Shumaker enters his second season as the head coach of the Bryan College volleyball program. In his first season, the team started slowly, opening with a 0- 9 record. However, once the Lions entered the conference schedule, they quickly rattled off 11 straight victories and finished the season 20-19 with an impressive 12-2 conference record. Entering the conference tournament as the second seed, the Lions were knocked out of the tournament in the semifinals by the eventual champions.

Under Coach Shumaker the team gained many honors. The Lions had four Daktronic-NAIA Scholar-Athletes and eight AAC All-Academic awards. They also finished the season with a 3.26 GPA, earning them the NAIA Scholar Team award. Athletically, the team fared well in the AAC, with players on the AVCA Honorable Mention Team, All-Conference Team, All-Conference 2nd Team, All-Freshmen Team, and All-Tournament Team.

Before coming to Bryan, Coach Shumaker was the women's volleyball coach at Division III Baptist Bible College for 10 years. In his time there, he led his team to an impressive record of 209-139 (.600) becoming the most successful volleyball coach in school history. While at Baptist Bible College, he led the Lady Defenders to 4 straight NCCAA East Region Championships, including a 2nd-place finish in the National Tournament, and a 29-11 record in 2005. He garnered numerous honors in the NCCAA, receiving 3 Regional Coach of the Year awards, while being named National Coach of the Year in 2003. Coach Shumaker served as the NCCAA II Regional Volleyball Chair for 2 years and National Volleyball Vice-Chair for one.

After transitioning the team to the NCAA III, Coach Shumaker led his team to 2 straight NCAA conference championships in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. (NEAC) He took the first ever Baptist Bible College team to the NCAA III National Tournament in 2006. After his team moved to the Colonial States Athletic Conference, they ranked in the top three every year finishing the 2010 season as conference runner-up. Coach Shumaker received the NEAC Volleyball Coach of the Year award in 2005 and 2006, and was named the CSAC Coach of the Year in 2010.

In his ten years at BBC he has coached 12 NCCAA All-Region players, 6 NCCAA All-Americans, 2 NEAC Most Valuable players, 9 NEAC 1st Team All-Conference athletes, and 4 CSAC All-Conference players.

Coach Shumaker earned his Bachelor of Science in Bible with a Pre-Seminary major from Baptist Bible College in 1990. He went on to earn his Master in Divinity from BBC in 1996. He also did some graduate work at Michigan State University and is currently working on his PhD in New Testament. Coach Shumaker along with his wife, Joanna, and his two children, Drew and Danielle, live in Chattanooga, Tenn., where they are actively involved in their local church and volleyball.

2012 Volleyball Roster
Roster for 2012 Volleyball Team
2Corrie WalkerJRL/DS5-4Knoxville, Tenn.
4Carolyn EvansJRMB5-11Arlington, Tenn.
5Casey CrumpJRL/DS5-4Dalton, Ga.
6Meghan LowryFRMB5-11Sadorus, Ill.
8Taylor FinkSOS5-8Kingsport, Tenn.
9Lindsey KnightFROH5-10Edgewater, Fla.
10Maggie BrownSOMB5-10Ooltewah, Tenn.
11Kerrie ReinhardtSOMB5-9Valrico, Fla.
12Madison AkinsFRL/DS5-4Georgetown, Tenn.
13Chelsea BreadenJROH5-9Marietta, Ga.
14Kelsea KnudsenFROH5-9Sugar Hill, Ga.
16Makenzie SindelarSOOH5-9Princeton, Ky.
17Rebecca AdamsJRS/DS5-7Frederick, Md.
18Ashley MattochFROH/RS5-10Easley, S.C.
19Bridgette O'brienFROH5-8Chattanooga, Tenn.
20Rachel GarrettFRRS6-0Tallahassee, Fla.
33Kaylan DiltsSRRS6-0Chattanooga, Tenn.
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Head Coach
2nd season
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Assistant Coach
2nd season
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2012 JV Volleyball Roster
Roster for 2012 JV Volleyball Team
Amy BaileyFRRS/OH 
Joy BarnettJRDS 
Emily CarlisleFRDS 
Taylor DrakeJRRS 
Marly EubanksSODS 
Kristin FortenberrySROH 
Gabrielle IrvineSORS 
Mallory MorisonFRDS 
Stephanie PoeJRS/RS 
Leah RauhuffSRDS 
Chelsi RoarkFRDS/L 
Regan RobertsonFRS 
Kayla RymerFROH 
Margaret SlomkowskiSOOH 
Abby TaylorSODS 
Kimberly TaylorFRMH 
Shante UpchurchSOMB/RS 
Payton WalkerFRDS 
Head Coach
2nd season
  • Nov. 10 - Volleyball vs Tennessee Wesleyan - L 25-23,25-21,14-25,21-25,12-15
  • Nov. 5 - Volleyball vs Milligan College - L 25-20,12-25,17-25,16-25 - recap
  • Nov. 5 - Volleyball vs Allen University - W 11-25,22-25,14-25 - recap
  • Nov. 1 - Volleyball vs Bluefield College - W 26-24,22-25,25-22,23-25,15-9 - recap
  • Oct. 29 - Volleyball vs Union College - L 25-16,25-22,25-17 - recap
  • Oct. 29 - Volleyball vs St. Andrews University - L 22-25,19-25,25-21,25-17,12-15 - recap
  • Oct. 27 - JV Volleyball vs Hiwassee College - W 25-9,25-6,25-21
  • Oct. 25 - Volleyball vs Columbia College - W 14-25,20-25,14-25 - recap
  • Oct. 22 - Volleyball vs Campbellsville University - L 21-25,27-29,19-25
  • Oct. 21 - Volleyball vs RVSt. Thomas University - L 25-20,22-25,14-25,24-26 - recap