Olivia Lathrop | Assistant Coach
Olivia Lathrop is entering her second season as an assistant coach with the volleyball team in 2019. Prior to arriving in Hanover, Lathrop had spent two years as a graduate assistant at DeSales University.
While in Center Valley, Lathrop assisted with practice planning, team management, travel arrangements and recruiting. Lathrop helped lead the 2017 team to an undefeated conference record for the first time in a decade and was part of the staff that coached both the 2016 and 2017 teams to the MAC Freedom Conference Championship.
Lathrop started her collegiate volleyball career at Southern Connecticut State (2012-14) before transferring to Western New England University (2014-16). While at WNE, she was captain, all-conference, academic all-conference and a Student Athletic Advisory Committee member.
She graduated summa cum laude in 2016 with a degree in sport management and a minor in athletic coaching. Lathrop was pursuing a master’s in business administration while at DeSales. In 2015-16, she was a member of the professional team the New England Midnight Riders, a team that plays in the Premier Volleyball League.
Brandon Chan | Assistant Coach
Brandon Chan was named an assistant volleyball coach in August of 2019.
Chan had served as the volunteer assistant at Arizona since 2015, developing players in setting, attacking and serving, supervising and setting up the court, and calculating stats. In 2016, he also became the second assistant at Texas A&M, where he was responsible for planning travel, building scouting reports and assisting in the recruiting process.
Over the past seven years, Chan worked as a club head coach, volleyball manager and a camp head coach, all at Arizona.
Chan graduated from the University of Arizona in 2015 with a degree in psychology.