Danielle Walker | Assistant Coach
Danielle Walker enters her second year as an assistant coach within the Portland State volleyball program for the 2019 season. Walker came to Portland State after spending the previous two years as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Southern Mississippi, graduating with a Master’s Degree in Sports Management in May 2018.
Walker assisted in all aspects of the volleyball program at Southern Miss, which advanced to the semifinals of the Conference USA tournament during both years of Walker’s tenure. Walker managed the recruit database for Southern Miss while also organizing community service projects and creating a new fundraising effort for the volleyball program.
Walker spent close to four years as a club coach in North Carolina before her time at Southern Miss. Walker served as an assistant coach for the 17 national team within the Piedmont Volleyball Club in Greensboro, N.C., from November 2015 to June 2016, after serving as head coach of the club’s 16 national team from November 2014 to June 2015. Additionally, Walker served as head coach of the Fusion Volleyball Club in Burlington, N.C., from October 2012 to April 2014.
Walker also served as the varsity head coach at the Westchester Country Day School in High Point, N.C., for the 2015 fall season.
As a player, Walker played Division I volleyball at Elon University, graduating in May 2015. Walker spent the first two years of her career at Elon as a middle blocker, before playing as a right-side and outside hitter over her last two years at the school.