Chao Hires Becca Lamb as Volleyball Assistant Coach
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, Va. – Old Dominion University women’s volleyball head coach Fred Chao officially made his first hire on Saturday, adding Becca Lamb as an assistant coach.
“I’m excited to add Becca to my staff. At Murray State she contributed in every aspect of their success,” Chao said. “She’s used to winning and will be an integral part of building this program the right way.”
Lamb joins ODU after spending three years as an assistant coach at Murray State. Lamb helped the Racers to two Ohio Valley Conference Championships in her three years as an assistant coach.
“I’m thankful for this unique opportunity. I can’t wait to join the Monarch family and join Coach Chao. I’m grateful for the support and work that’s already been done to get the program started,” Lamb said. “I’m excited to be a part of the very beginning of a great volleyball tradition. I am ready to get started and to thank the entire athletic department for making this happen.”
Lamb also spent two seasons as an assistant coach at USC Upstate.
Lamb played in 122 matches at Murray State from 2007-2010. She ranks in the top-10 all time in the Racers record books in matches played with 122, sets played with 446, she ranks seventh in school history with 1,152 kills and blocks with 193. She earned All-OVC honors as a junior and in all four seasons received OVC commissioner’s honor roll accolades.
Following her playing career, Lamb played professionally overseas in Germany and Finland from 2012-2014.
Lamb earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice in 2011 from Murray State and a master’s in human development and leadership in 2013, also from Murray State.