Chris Brandt begins her ninth season as head coach of the NIACC volleyball team with a record of 106-168.
The Lady Trojans were 19-14 in 2016, which was the most wins since the 2001 team went 27-21.
Brandt, who was an assistant coach at NIACC in the 2008-09 seasons, took over as head coach in the 2010 season.
Brandt has coached 12 all-region performers, including three in the 2017 season in second-team selections Hannah Wagner and honorable mention selections Brooke Greenwood and Becca Konz.
Brandt was an assistant varsity volleyball coach and head sophomore coach at Mason City High School from 2002-2006. Prior to this, Brandt was a volunteer assistant for Lake Mills High School.
In the mid to late 90's, Brandt spent time as an assistant at both Clarksville High School and Holmes Junior High in Cedar Falls and did her coaching practicum at Dike-New Hartford.
Brandt is a Developmental Math Instructor at NIACC. She received her undergraduate from the University of Northern Iowa in 1997 and completed her Masters in Education at Morningside College in May 2009.
Chris and her husband, Jeff, live in Mason City with their son, John, and daughter, Allison.