Christ Presbyterian Academy Athletics is pleased to announce Carrol DeNure as the new Head Coach of College Volleyball. DeNure comes to the CPA with a wealth of coaching experience, a love of the sport and a passion for building strong character in young women.
DeNure comes to Nashville from Flint Hill School in Oakton, Va., Outside of Washington DC, where she started the women’s volleyball program as a head coach in 2003 and led the program throughout. the 2020 season. She was also the Assistant Director of Athletics at Flint Hill.
DeNure has coached ten VISAA state championship teams and 11 independent school league championship teams. His accolades are numerous, including Pigskin Club of Washington Coach of the Year, Washington Post Coach of the Year, VISAA Division I Coach of the Year for nine years and Regional Coach of the year of the American Volleyball Coaches Association in 2018.
DeNure has coached four Virginia State Gatorade Player of the Year, five Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year, eight VISAA Division I Player of the Year and three undefeated teams. Originally from Chattanooga, DeNure is a member of the Soddy Daisy High School Hall of Fame, and she is an active member of the NIAAA and has obtained her CAA accreditation.
“I am extremely excited and grateful to have the opportunity to lead the CPA volleyball program! I felt a strong connection to the mission and values of CPA, as well as the school’s emphasis on all aspects of the students’ educational experience, ”says DeNure. “My vision for the volleyball program is to build and create a working and competitive culture that develops strong and confident young women. My goal is to make sure that our players leave the CPA not only to be better volleyball players, but that they are better people who have grown spiritually and mentally.
Carrol will be joined by her husband Dave DeNure as the CAP Assistant College Volleyball Coach and Head Middle School Volleyball Coach. Dave has over 30 years of experience coaching volleyball, helping Carrol at Flint Hill School and having held head coaching positions at Morris Knolls High School (17), New Jersey Institute of Technology (16) and East Stroudsburg University. Dave and Carrol’s involvement in the DC area club and school volleyball scene is highly valued by their peer coaches as well as the volleyball community in general.
“Coach DeNure has built a program from the ground up in Virginia, and we are grateful for the vision and wisdom she brings to the CPA volleyball program. Her support for women’s athletics will have a positive impact on our community that will go far beyond the volleyball court, and we look forward to seeing Carrol and Dave join the CPA coaching staff, ”said the director. of CPA Sports, Mike Ellson.
For more information, contact CAP Athletic Director Mike Ellson at [email protected]