Jenny Ewert, a 2011 Gustavus graduate, will begin her first season as Rachelle Sherden’s lead assistant.
A native of St. James, Minn., Ewert was a two-sport athlete while at Gustavus, competing in volleyball and softball. Over Ewert’s four-year career on the volleyball team, she played 373 sets and recorded 62 assists (.17 asst./set) and 1,240 digs (3.32 digs/set).
After graduating from Gustavus with a major in psychology and minors in coaching and sociology, Ewert took a position on the volleyball coaching staff at the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa, serving as a graduate assistant coach for two seasons. In May of 2013, Ewert completed her master’s, earning a graduate degree in business administration from Dubuque.
As Sherden’s assistant, Jenny will work primarily with the defense while also assisting with recruiting, travel, scouting, and other aspects of the program.