D’Evelyn hires new girls volleyball coach from within

Amber Emmons will take over D'Evelyn's volleyball team that finished second in the Class 4A Jeffco League last season. (Dennis Pleuss/Jeffco Athletics)

Amber Emmons will take over D'Evelyn's volleyball team that finished second in the Class 4A Jeffco League last season. (Dennis Pleuss/Jeffco Athletics)

DENVER — D’Evelyn has hired Amber Emmons as its new head varsity girls volleyball coach.

Emmons is a 2001 Denver East High School graduate and Colorado native.

“She brings a wealth of knowledge and desire for kids to work hard and improve every day,” D’Evelyn’s athletic director Jerry McWhorter said. “She has a keen act of knowing the strengths of her players and giving them every opportunity for success. We are excited to have her in this role.”

D'Evelyn volleyball coach Amber Emmons

D'Evelyn volleyball coach Amber Emmons

Shortly after high school, Emmons started her coaching career running various club teams for girls ranging in age from 12 to 18 years old.

For the last 12 years Emmons has been on D’Evelyn’s volleyball coaching staff. During that time she has held many titles including Level 3 coach, junior varsity coach and varsity assistant coach.

Emmons is excited about the opportunity to learn and grow as the head coach of the D’Evelyn volleyball program and is looking forward to sharing her love and passion of the sport with young athletes.