Christina Kremer
University of Pennsylvania
Christina Kremer
Assistant Coach
Division 1

The University of Pennsylvania's head volleyball coach, Iain Braddak, has announced Christina (Ludwick) Kremer as his new assistant coach. Kremer joins Penn after two years as the head coach at MidAmerica Nazarene University, an NAIA school located in Olathe, Kan.  "I am thrilled to welcome Christina to the staff and to our program," said Braddak, who completed his first season at the Quakers' helm in 2018. "She is driven and enthusiastic, and has an unmatched work ethic that will help Penn Volleyball succeed. I am confident Christina will connect with our current players, alumni, and recruits, as well as the rest of the University of Pennsylvania community." Under Kremer, MNU finished the 2017 season ranked No. 25 in the nation in the NAIA. Kremer coached five Pioneers student-athletes to all-conference honors and two more to AVCA All-American honors. At MidAmerica Nazarene, she implemented the first junior varsity program in addition to the current varsity program. The Pioneers were named a NAIA scholar team in 2017.  Prior to her tenure at MidAmerica Nazarene, Kremer was the head coach at St. Thomas University, an NAIA school in Miami Gardens, Fla.  for the 2016 season. The Bobcats went 25-7 that season, the program's most wins in more than ten years. She also took the program to its highest national ranking in the NAIA since 2002 (No. 21), second place in the Sun Conference regular-season standings, and a runner-up finish at the 2016 Sun Conference Tournament.  Kremer began her college head coaching at Central Christian College in 2013, inheriting an NAIA program that finished 1-26 in 2012. She turned the program around, taking the 2014 team to its first appearance in the MCAC Conference Playoffs. She then set a school record for wins and took the program to its first appearance in the NCCAA Division I Regional Tournament in 2015. Since 2017 Kremer has been a member of the National Tournament Committee with NAIA volleyball, where she has helped direct the NAIA National Volleyball tournament in Sioux City, Iowa. She has also been a member of the NAIA Head Coach Committee.   As a player, Kremer was a four-year starter and a three-year captain for Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Mass., where she earned multiple NCAA All-Academic and All-Conference Academic honors, while also serving as the President of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee.   A New Hampshire native, Kremer graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Sports Management from Eastern Nazarene. She also holds a Master's degree in Sport Administration from Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.