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Chynna Gehman Tabbed As New Head Women's Volleyball Coach

Chynna Gehman Tabbed As New Head Women's Volleyball Coach

CENTERY VALLEY, PA (February 11, 2016) - The Penn State Athletics Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Head Women's Volleyball Coach, Chynna Gehman.  Gehman is entering her first year at Penn State Lehigh Valley bringing 5 years of coaching experience at various levels with her.

Chynna began her coaching career in 2011 coaching club volleyball for Push the Rock and Club Lehigh before moving to southern Californina in 2013. In California, Chynna began her head coaching debut with Vista Mar School. She took the JV team to an undefeated season finishing 14-0. Chynna became heavily involved in the southern California club volleyball circuit, coaching 3 club teams while working with gold medal coach, Marcio Sicoli.  Chynna moved back to Pennsylvania in 2015 and began coaching at Brandywine Middle School and at BVA (Brandywine Volleyball Academy). 

Before Chynna began coaching, she was a standout volleyball player for Brandywine Heights High School, earning four varsity letters.  Chynna led Brandywine Heights to two PIAA state final second place finishes, three division championships, three Berks County championships, and two time District championships. Chynna was voted all-county, all-division, all district, and all-state multiple times throughout her high school career.
Following a stellar high school career, Chynna went onto play volleyball for Kutztown University. 
Chynna duel majored in Marketing and Management at Kutztown University and graduated with a BSBA in May 2014.  Chynna also recieved her Personal Training Certification from National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) in February 2015 and have been training ever since. 
 
Chynna will take over a relatively new volleyball program at Penn State Lehigh Valley. The program will be going into its 3rd season as a member of the PSUAC.  In the programs first season, the team qualified for PSUAC playoffs and had one player named Newcomer of the Year and 1st Team All-Conference. 
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