Hannah Griffin (Winter) is a graduate from the Bluefield College Women’s Volleyball team (2012-2016). A defensive specialist, Hannah was utilized as right side hitter, outside hitter, DS, and Libero during her four years with the program.
Her freshman year, she started and excelled, having a 96% serving percentage and being awarded Most Improved Player for the season. Her sophomore year, she was chosen as team captain, led the team with highest serving percentage, and totaled 15 kills and 31 digs in a single match. Her junior year, she was selected as the assistant coach for the Bluefield College Men’s Volleyball Team for their 2014-2015 season, especially involved in recruiting, analyzing the other team’s offense, and advising players in their defensive play. In her senior year, she finished her career with over 800 digs, 45 aces, 107 kills, and 800 serve receives.
Prior to her college experience, Hannah was a four year starter for her varsity high school team JRHSF Eagles (captain junior and senior years), winner of tournament MVP, leadership awards, and all tournament teams. She also played JO volleyball for Mid-Atlantic Volleyball Club’s 17 State and National teams ( 2010-2011, Richmond, VA) as captain, OH/DS. She worked as an athletic trainer for U-Turn Sports Performance Academy (2010-2013).
Since graduating from Bluefield with academic honors for athletics, Hannah has coached for Phoenix Academy for 3 years and for Hurricane Volleyball Club for the last two years. She has also partnered with the Athletic Training Center to run volleyball training with emphasis on footwork and plyometric development, and she has run her own Volleyball Beast Training Summer Conditioning and Volleyball camps the last two years. Hannah is a teacher, and she is passionate about working with young adults in the classroom and on the court.
“I’m thrilled to be given the opportunity to help Canes VBC grow as a program! I’m a tough but energetic coach who has high expectations for athletes in how they perform on and off the court. I love competitive volleyball and helping push athletes to be their best!”- Hannah Griffin