Briarcrest Christian School Appoints Former University of Memphis Volleyball Coach Carrie Yerty As Head Varsity Volleyball Coach
Briarcrest Christian School is pleased to announce the appointment of Carrie Yerty as the Head Coach of the High School Volleyball program. In addition to coaching volleyball, Mrs. Yerty also currently teaches elementary Physical Education and Computer classes at Briarcrest.
Mrs. Yerty has coached volleyball at the collegiate level at Eastern Washington University, University of Arizona, University of Memphis and The University of Wyoming. While at the University of Memphis, Carrie was the winningest Volleyball Coach in the history of the U of M . She also led the University of Wyoming to three back-to-back 20 win seasons and had the most conference wins in school history.
Throughout her high school and college career, Carrie was named All-Pac 10, Pac 10 All-Decade team and named as a High School and Collegiate All-American. She received a National Team invitation and trained with the U.S. National Volleyball Team. In college, she was a Pac 10 All-Time Record Holder in numerous categories and was a Washington State All-Time Record Holder.
Mrs. Yerty has a Bachelors of Arts degree in Physical Education from Washington State University and earned a Masters of Science in Athletic Administration and Sports and Leisure Commerce from the University of Memphis.
She is married to Coach Lee Yerty, who is a Speed Training coach at Briarcrest and they have three children – Wes, Jace and Cade. The family attends Hope Church.