Liva Brivule
Interim Head Coach
1st Season

Liva Brivule will be entering her 2nd season as a part of the Volleyball Coaching Staff at Tennessee Temple University. She will be the Interm Head Coach this season. She comes to Tennessee Temple after assisting Coach Allen at Division II Davis and Elkins College in WV.  Liva has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Kent State and will be graduating from Tennessee Temple University in 2014 with a Masters Degree in Education Leadership.

Liva Brivule is from Riga, Latvia where she was a member of her National Team from 2005-2006, and placed 2nd in the Latvian National Beach Volleyball Championship in 2007.  She also played in the European Beach Volleyball Championship Cup in 2007.  was a member of the Kent State Volleyball team in Ohio from 2009-2011.  She was Second Team All Mid American Conference and also received the Division I Mid American Conference Offensive Player of the Week award. She currently will be training for the Latvian National Team from April to July 2012.

"I couldn't be more excited that Liva was able to join me at Tennessee Temple University.  She brings extreme knowledge of the game and a passion for strong work ethic and dedication to the sport.  I am completely confident in her on court coaching abilities and she will bring fresh ideas and experience for the girls.  She will be a huge asset to the University as well as to the volleyball program," says Coach Allen.

"I believe that good things come to those who work hard.  Success is not just a given.  It requires time, effort, and complete focus in every aspect of your life.  I am serious about volleyball and I hope that the girls will see that it is necessary for us to turn this program around," says Liva Brivule.

2013 Volleyball Roster
# Name Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown Previous School
2 Kiara Govan SO S 5-5 Houston, TX Thurgood Marshall HS
3 Alex Bolton FR S 5-7 Ider, AL Ider High School
6 Trinity Garmon FR OH/MB 5-8 Buford, GA Mill Creek High school
7 Jessica Bullig FR MB 5-11 Leeds, AL Leeds high school.
9 Natasha Petrillo SR RS/S 5-7 São Paulo, Brazil McMinn County HS/Eduardo Gomes
10 Lydia Vick JR DS/L 5-6 Moulton,AL Snead State Community College
12 Jade Mast FR S 5-8 Sanford,FL Seminole High
13 Shatoya Medford JR OH 5-8 Dallas, TX Clarendon College
14 Victoria Smith JR OH 6-1 Odessa,TX
16 Kaylee Ginnings FR S 5-7 Kingston Springs, TN Harpeth High School
21 Leanna Boyer FR MB   Jacksonville, Fl
Liva Brivule - Interim Head Coach - 1st season
Kaye Johnson - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
P.J. Sexton - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Mary Willis - Grad Assistant - 1st season
Overall Streak
9-6 (.600) Won 1