Emily Lucas
Fordham University
Emily Lucas
Assistant Coach
Division 1

Emily Lucas is entering her second season with the Fordham volleyball program. Lucas arrives in the Bronx after spending one season with the Michigan Wolverines as a volunteer assistant coach under head coach Mark Rosen, working on a staff that oversaw the 31st-ranked team in RPI at season's end and two AVCA All-Americans and All-Region selections. She also operated summer skills and team youth camps and directed summer adult camps. The year prior, Lucas served as assistant coach at Northwood University coordinating the Timberwolves setters and offense while assisting with scouting, recruiting, and travel. While there, she also served as Site Director and club coach with the Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy, managing 16 different club youth teams, scheduling practices, facilities, and clinics, and serving as head coach of two different teams. Lucas earned her master's degree in strength & conditioning at Arkansas Tech University while serving as graduate assistant coach for the Golden Suns for two seasons. Lucas served the Golden Suns as the defensive coordinator and assisted in day to day operations. During her time there, Arkansas Tech won two regular season championships, a conference title, and had 13 All-Conference honorees, plus an appearance at the 2014 NCAA Division II National Tournament. Before that, Lucas worked one season as a graduate assistant coach at William Woods University, helping coach the American Conference's Libero of the Year. Lucas graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with her bachelor's degree in liberal arts, earning tournament honors throughout her college career and Summit League First Team All-Conference along with All-Tournament distinctions as a senior with the Kangaroos. She currently coaches the 18's National club team for NYC Juniors in Manhattan.