Adam Rollman is in his second season as an assistant with the Central Michigan volleyball program.
Rollman’s main responsibilities with the Chippweas are recruiting, team travel and training of outside hitters.
In 2015, Rollman’s first season at CMU, he played in integral role in helping Jordan Bueter to a team-high 361 kills, an average of 3.31 per set, which ranked sixth in the Mid-American Conference. She earned honorable mention All-MAC after finished second in the league with 42 aces.
Rollman spent the 2014 season as the first assistant coach at Jacksonville, helping the Dolphins win the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament and earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament.
He served as Jacksonville’s outside hitter coach and recruiting coordinator, and oversaw the development of outside hitter Sammie Strausbaugh, who was named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Year in 2014.
Rollman, who played club volleyball as an undergrad at Nebraska, has worked as a volunteer assistant coach at Iowa, Creighton and Nebraska Wesleyan. His resumé includes extensive coaching experience on the club and camp circuits.
Krista Rice joined coach Mike Gawlik’s staff as an assistant coach in March, 2016.
Rice, a Michigan native, served as an assistant coach at Toledo during the 2014 and 2015 seasons, and previously as a volunteer assistant coach at Michigan State, and as the first assistant at NAIA Davenport.
At Michigan State, Rice was part of a coaching staff that led the Spartans to back-to-back NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearances and she worked directly with Alexis Mathews, who earned honorable mention All-America honors.
Rice focuses primarily on blocking and middle attacking, a role she has filled during previous coaching stints.
Off the court, she organizes and administers the program’s camps and clinics, as well as team scheduling, and the Chippewas’ community service effort.
Rice was a four-year starter at middle blocker at Kent State from 2005-08. She is Grand Rapids native and a 2005 graduate of East Kentwood High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from Kent State in 2009.
She serves on the American Volleyball Coaches Association Assistant Coaches Committee and she has coached at both the club and high school level for years.
Maggie Baumert joined the Central Michigan volleyball program as a volunteer assistant coach in August, 2016.
Baumert’s primary duties with the Chippewas are to work with the setters and the team’s offensive systems.
She began her coaching career working camps while at Creighton and for three years with VC Nebraska.
A native of Elkhorn, Neb., Baumert was a standout setter at Creighton, where she helped lead the Bluejays to BIG EAST regular-season and tournament championships in 2014 and 2015.
She was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team and the league all-tournament squad in 2015, when the Bluejays advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament.
Baumert earned her bachelor of science with a major in psychology from Creighton in May, 2016.
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