Coaching Staff


Coach Veronica Cribbs

Player Experience
·       Four years at Hinsdale South High School (setter)
·       Four years of club volleyball with Sunsetters VBC (setter)
·       Four years at SIUe Women’s Club Volleyball Team (setter)

Coaching Experience
·       Two years assisted Hinsdale South High School volleyball camps and summer league
·       Past two years, in addition to playing, coached three SIUe Women’s Club Volleyball teams
·       Four years coaching/private lessons, emphasizing the importance of form and basics (ages 13-22)

Volleyball Team Accolades
2017 – For first time in school history, attended The National Club Volleyball Tournament
2017 – Midwest Plains Conference, 1st place in Silver Division
2017-2018 – President of SIUe Women’s Club Volleyball Team
2018 – Vice President of SIUe Competitive Club Sports

Administrative Experience – responsible for scheduling tournaments, budgets, travel expenses, coordinating practice times, fundraising

“My love and passion for the game as a player has transitioned into a love for coaching at the competitive level.  Although playing competitive volleyball at the collegiate level is coming to an end for me, I plan to continue playing and coaching.  I believe I have a lot to offer from the knowledge and experience I’ve gained throughout the years.” – Coach Cribbs.


Assistant Coach Abby Yurchuck

Playing Experience

  • Three years at Metro East Lutheran High School (setter)
  • Nine years at St. Louis Scott Gallagher select soccer club

Coaching Experience

  • Three years at Holy Cross coaching girls’ basketball (ages 10-14)
  • Three years at Metro East Lutheran High School coaching girls’ soccer
  • One year at Metro East Lutheran High School coaching girls’ volleyball alongside Coach Cribbs

Athletic Accolades

  • 2016 Metro East Lutheran High School Girls’ Basketball MVP
  • 2016 IHSA Three Point Contest Participant
  • Played Select Soccer at Southeast Missouri

“I have been a three-sport athlete majority of my athletic career. Sports have taught me so much about myself as well as how far hard work and dedication can take you. I have a coaching background in each sport I played, and I feel as though that experience gives me a lot to offer Fury this season. I am excited to continue to work alongside Coach Cribbs and take these female athletes to the next level. “ – Coach Yurchuck.