HANOVER, N.H. – Head volleyball coach Gilad Doron has announced the hiring of Marissa Prinzbach as an assistant coach for the upcoming 2017 season. Prinzbach spent a season as a graduate assistant at Franklin Pierce and brings Division I playing experience to the Big Green program.
“I am very pleased that Marissa is joining our coaching staff and team,” Doron said. “She brings passion, work ethic and the desire to learn and be a good coach. She has a great personality that will fit well with our team.”
While in Rindge, Prinzbach was involved with recruiting, planning travel, breaking down film, scouting reports and fundraising while serving as the team's lone assistant coach. The Ravens concluded the season with an overall record of 12-15 and were 8-6 in Northeast 10 play, playing in the Quarterfinal of the conference championship before being eliminated.
Prinzbach was a starting setter at UConn (2012-14) and SUNY – Buffalo (2014-16). She was an integral part of both teams; she led the Huskies in assists (1,221) as a sophomore and had a career-high 58 assists twice in her two years at Storrs. At Buffalo, she had over 50 assists in a single match twice throughout her first year. She ended up with a career total 3,518 assists, with 2,095 coming at UConn and the other 1,423 at Buffalo.
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Prinzbach graduated from Buffalo in 2016 with a bachelor's in psychology.