The Academy provides skills training for coaches at all levels to assist them in being more efficient, successful members of the profession. The participants learn non-sport specific skills that allow them to be more productive coaches. The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics started the academy as an initiative in 2002 to train, support and retain women coaches. Within the five-day format, the WCA will provide instruction on philosophy, management skills, communication skills and career development.
Kilbert joined the MVSU family in 2001 after a seven-year stint at
As the head volleyball coach, she has guided the resurgence of MVSU Devilette volleyball back to a premier force in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. In 2005, she led the team to a 26-4 overall mark including a 23-match win streak – the longest in conference volleyball history.
As an administrator, she has guided MVSU’s efforts to support the student athlete academically as well as athletically. She was instrumental in the development and operation of the
Kilbert is a graduate of Belhaven where she was the first female recipient of the highest student-athlete award – the Charles Rugg Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. She has also served as the Belhaven National Alumni Association President.