The 2013 season will be the third at Villanova for Andrew Kroger, who works with the Wildcats middle blockers. He is also responsible for video analysis and tape exchange, as well as event management, team planning and statistics.
During the 2012 season Kroger helped to coach a young Wildcats team which received excellent performances from its middle blockers. Freshman Gabby Pethokoukis led the team in blocks and averaged over one block per set while ranking among the BIG EAST leaders in total blocks.
Prior to arriving at Villanova, Kroger was an assistant coach at Sycamore High School in Cincinnati and also coached at the Team Z Volleyball Club, where he was head coach for the 15 Navy and 15 Orange squads.
Kroger is a 2011 graduate of Xavier, where he was the president of the men's club volleyball team and also played on the squad for three years.