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Riley Girardier - Volleyball - University of Kentucky Athletics



Riley Girardier is in his first season as Kentucky’s Volunteer Assistant Coach. He was previously a practice player and student manager at Mizzou for three seasons (Spring 2019-Spring 2021) where he was responsible for running VolleyStation and Data Volley as well as assisting in running drills and other team operations. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Honors College at the University of Missouri as a double major with a Bachelor of Journalism in Strategic Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in sociology and a multicultural studies certificate. He coached club in Mid-Missouri from 2019-2022 for 417 Juniors Columbia and Missouri Juniors, specializing in serve receive, serve, and libero/pin hitter development. Additionally, he also played on the University of Missouri Men’s Club Volleyball team as a libero/defensive specialist for three seasons and was a part of the program for multiple top 15 NCVF final finishes.

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