Abby Pollart Athletics
Hometown: Powell, Wyo.
Alma Mater: St. Gregory's University
Abby Pollart was officially announced as full-time assistant volleyball coach on Scott Mattera's staff on April 5, 2017. She will also serve a game management role within the athletic department. Her official start date is set for July 5, 2017.
Pollart will arrive in Seward after having spent the previous season as an assistant coach at NCAA Division II South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Since December, she has served as interim head coach for the Hardrockers.
Originally from Powell, Wyo., Pollart felt at home on her visit to Concordia as part of the interview process. A St. Gregory’s University (Okla.) alum, Pollart spent two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at NCAA Division II University of Arkansas at Monticello. Prior to her graduate assistantship, she volunteered as a coach at Cameron University (Okla.), another NCAA Division II institution.
A 2012 graduate of St. Gregory’s, Pollart earned her bachelor of science in social science. As a member of the volleyball team, she twice collected NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades. Pollart carried a 4.0 GPA as both an undergrad and graduate student. She went on to pick up her master of education in physical education and coaching from Arkansas at Monticello.
Additionally, Pollart has been active in church work. She served as youth and young adult director/coordinator for Holy Family Catholic Church in Lawton, Okla., for two years.