Drew Hargrave was named head coach of Haverford College volleyball prior to the 2016 season. In her first season, Hargrave led the Fords to a 17-12 record and third straight trip to the Centennial Conference tournament.
A season ago, the Fords won 16 games, notching 15 or more wins for the sixth straight season. Prior to Haverford, Hargrave spent three years as an assistant coach at Smith College, where she was responsible for all aspects of the volleyball program, including on-court instruction, scouting, and recruiting.
At Smith, Hargrave earned her Master of Science in exercise and sports studies while helping the Pioneers to Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England championship match and a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NE WMAC) team sportsmanship award. She coached five NEWMAC Academic All-Conference selections.
As a player, Hargrave was an NCAA Division III National Champion and three-time All-American during her decorated career at Washington University in St. Louis. In addition to a national championship, her team won 63 consecutive sets, setting a new NCAA record. The standout outside hitter and team captain was also named the D3VB National Player of the Week. Upon graduation, she received the University’s A. Gwendolyn Drew award presented to the most distinguished female scholar-athlete.
A USA Volleyball certified referee, Hargrave has also served as head coach and assistant coach of the Pioneer Valley volleyball club and as an assistant coach at Team Momentum in St. Louis.