Drew Hermanson

Staff Member Since: 

Hermanson, originally from Ventura, California, played four years of high school volleyball. He attended UNC Chapel Hill, where he majored in history with a minor in geography, graduating in 2013. Hermanson continued to pursue his volleyball passion by playing for the UNC men's club volleyball team and helped them to a fifth-place finish at the 2012 NCVF National Tournament. As an avid beach player Hermanson first got involved in coaching by working summer beach volleyball camps for the city of Ventura’s Recreation Department from 2009-2011. During the 2013 and 2014 seasons Hermanson was the assistant coach of 14 Blue. Hermanson spent the 2015 and 2016 seasons as head coach of 15 White. In 2017 Hermanson was head coach of 16 White, which finished T-9 at AAU Junior Nationals, the highest finish for a White team in Triangle history.

In addition to his club coaching experience Hermanson spent 2013-2015 as a coach at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, helping the Crusaders win three consecutive state championships. Hermanson recently earned a master's degree in teaching from NC State and is teaching American History and coaching volleyball at Broughton High School in Raleigh.