Coach Libby Tipton Joins Hiwassee College Volleyball Program
Libby Tipton was recently announced as the Head Volleyball Coach at Hiwassee College. She is 2002 graduate of Hiwassee and played volleyball at William Blount High School and Tennessee Wesleyan College.
Hiwassee College has announced the hiring of Libby Tipton to the Tiger coaching staff effective immediately. Tipton will serve as the Head Coach of the Lady Tigers Volleyball team. She will be in charge of the recruiting, coaching, scheduling, and day-to-day operations of the volleyball program at Hiwassee College.
Tipton returns to Hiwassee College after a four-year hiatus to start a family. She served as Head Volleyball coach from 2005 – 2009 where she built the program from the ground up.
“Those early days were extremely challenging. No one knew we were here and it took a lot of effort to get the word out about Hiwassee Volleyball and cultivate all the necessary relationships with high school coaches. I am excited to be taking over an established program and I am looking forward to coaching a full team,” said Tipton.
Tipton is a 2000 graduate of William Blount High School where she was a member of the volleyball, basketball and track & field teams. She received All Blount County honors for volleyball and All State honors for track and field. Tipton graduated from Hiwassee College in 2002 where she played basketball and soccer. She received a B.A. in Behavioral Science from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 2004 and was a member of the Lady Bulldog volleyball team. Tipton holds a Masters of Education degree from Lincoln Memorial University.
“I am excited for the opportunity Hiwassee College has given me,” commented Tipton. “I am very happy to be back at Hiwassee and I feel honored to once again be a part of the Hiwassee College volleyball program.”
Hiwassee College will be holding open volleyball tryouts this Saturday, June 23 at 12:00 p.m. For additional information, interested parties may contact Libby Tipton at 423-545-9566 or email her at email@example.com.
Hiwassee College was founded in 1849 and is located in Madisonville, TN. Now in its 163rd year, the college offers a variety of programs leading to the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Science degrees.