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.
|2||Corrie Walker||JR||L/DS||5-4||Knoxville, Tenn.|
|4||Carolyn Evans||JR||MB||5-11||Arlington, Tenn.|
|5||Casey Crump||JR||L/DS||5-4||Dalton, Ga.|
|6||Meghan Lowry||FR||MB||5-11||Sadorus, Ill.|
|8||Taylor Fink||SO||S||5-8||Kingsport, Tenn.|
|9||Lindsey Knight||FR||OH||5-10||Edgewater, Fla.|
|10||Maggie Brown||SO||MB||5-10||Ooltewah, Tenn.|
|11||Kerrie Reinhardt||SO||MB||5-9||Valrico, Fla.|
|12||Madison Akins||FR||L/DS||5-4||Georgetown, Tenn.|
|13||Chelsea Breaden||JR||OH||5-9||Marietta, Ga.|
|14||Kelsea Knudsen||FR||OH||5-9||Sugar Hill, Ga.|
|16||Makenzie Sindelar||SO||OH||5-9||Princeton, Ky.|
|17||Rebecca Adams||JR||S/DS||5-7||Frederick, Md.|
|18||Ashley Mattoch||FR||OH/RS||5-10||Easley, S.C.|
|19||Bridgette O'brien||FR||OH||5-8||Chattanooga, Tenn.|
|20||Rachel Garrett||FR||RS||6-0||Tallahassee, Fla.|
|33||Kaylan Dilts||SR||RS||6-0||Chattanooga, Tenn.|