Kacie Ehinger is in her first season with Lamar after joining the staff on February 4, 2014.
Ehinger joins the program from Marist College, where she served as an assistant coach for three seasons. While at Marist, the Adrian, Michigan, native worked specifically with defensive specialists and primary passers. Last season, she played a major role in the development of MAAC Libero of the Year Brooke Zywick and MAAC Player of the Year Mackenzie Stephens as the Red Foxes went on to claim a share of the conference championship.
Ehinger has more than 12 years of experience in collegiate volleyball, beginning with a playing career at Adrian College, where she graduated with a B.A. in Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science in 2006. She was a four-time all-conference honoree, earning the league's defensive player of the year award in 2003.
Following her playing career, Ehinger accepted an assistant coaching position Defiance College, where she helped the Lady Jackets to a massive turnaround, improving from 6-27 her first season to conference finalists a year later. She would graduate from Defiance with an M.A. in education in 2009.
After returning to her alma mater for the 2009 season, Ehinger coached for Siena Heights in 2010 before joining the staff at Marist in 2011.