Julie Darty begins her second season on the Villanova volleyball staff as an assistant coach in 2011. She works primarily with the Wildcats' outside hitters, assists with recruiting efforts and helps run the Villanova Volleyball Camp.
"Julie is a driven coach with a good feel for teaching the game," head coach Josh Steinbach said. "She is super organized and detailed in the office and has been a real asset to our squad."
Darty previously held the assistant coach position at Lake Mary High School in Lake Mary, Fla. and was also an assistant coach at the Orlando Volleyball Academy where she worked with the 14 Asics and 16 Molten squads.
As a player at Mercer University, Darty was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman team and was a four-year member of SAAC. She holds Mercer's career record in kills/set and is second in total kills.