LCC Women’s Volleyball Coaching Staff
Brandon Stephenson, Head Volleyballl Coach
Stephenson comes to Lamar Community College from Highland Community College, where he was the assistant volleyball coach and wellness center assistant. Under Stephenson’s leadership, the lady Scotties saw success on the court and in the classroom. In several matches the Lady Scotties had double digits in both blocks and kills.
Before going to Highland, Stephenson was the assistant volleyball coach at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, TX. While there, he handled the teams conditioning, recruiting, and was in charge of the defense and setters. Stephenson also spent time at Bethany College (KS), where he was a volunteer volleyball coach and recruiting coordinator for the 2011 spring season.
Stephenson graduated from Salina Central High School (KS) in 2002. He was an All-Class, All-State Top 11 offensive lineman. Stephenson attended Coffeyville Community College (KS) and was a two-time first team all-conference offensive lineman and was also a pre-season All-American his sophomore year. After Coffeyville Coach Stephenson attended the University of Nebraska-Kearney, where he was riddled with injuries and transferred to McPherson College.
While at McPherson, Stephenson became the student coach for the volleyball team and was in charge of the strength program. After two seasons, Stephenson transferred to Kansas Wesleyan University, where he graduated with a degree in physical education and minors in secondary health and coaching. Coach Stephenson received his masters in coaching education from Ohio University in spring 2013.
He has coached club volleyball since 2005, coaching the 15U-18U teams in Kansas.
Alex Earl, Assistant Volleyball Coach
Alexandria comes to Lamar CC after graduating from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications where she was a student – athlete. Alex played D-1 basketball for ASU from 2008 to 2012. Alex connected on 92 career 3 pointers and finished 10th on ASU’s all time three point list.
ASU women’s basketball program made the post season tournament play in all of Alex’s four years. Alex was actively involved in coach Charlie Turner Thorn’s youth coaching clinics, talking to Alumni and speaking in front of boosters.
Alex is a graduate of Southridge High School in Beaverton, Oregon where she was an all state player in both soccer and basketball all four years. Both teams made the state playoffs for four years and the basketball team won four straight big school state championships from 2005-08. Her senior year she was voted player of the year in basketball by the state of Oregon coaches.
Alex was also named Beaverton Valley Times Woman Athlete of the Year her senior year.
Alex’s leadership, hard work, ethics, and her presence command attention that young people will gravitate to. Alex will only add to Lamar’s program and success.