Kirby has joined the Tornado staff prior to the 2018-19 season as the assistant men’s and women’s volleyball coach following a two-year stint as the head coach at Brunswick Community College.
While at Brunswick, located in Bolivia, N.C., Kirby helped lead the Dolphins to three straight wins to end the regular season in 2017 before falling in the regional tournament. Kirby was also the head coach of the Grand Strand Juniors Volleyball Club since last fall.
Prior to her time at Brunswick, Kirby worked towards her master’s degree from Central Michigan University while serving as the head coach at Ithaca High School and of the Central Volleyball Club.
Kirby isn't a stranger to Conference Carolinas as she played volleyball at Belmont Abbey College. Following her graduation in 2013, she became an assistant volleyball coach at Forestview High School.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sports Management from Belmont Abbey in 2013 and she is working on her Master of Arts degree in Sports Administration from Central Michigan.