Volleyball Operations Coordinator / Assistant Coach
Savanna Love is entering her sixth season as an assistant coach at Randolph-Macon College. Love has played an instrumental role in the success of the team since her arrival as coach. Love is also the Men's and Women's Volleyball Operations Coordinator.
In 2017, Love worked to help the Yellow Jackets go 23-7, earning the program's sixth ODAC Tournament title and finished with their fifth ODAC Regular season title. It marked the third year in a row that R-MC had won the ODAC Tournament with Love as a coach.
Love also aided in leading the 2015 squad to their most successful season, helping the team go 28-8, winning the ODAC Tournament, and advancing to the NCAA Quarterfinals.
Since her arrival in 2013, Love has helped lead the Yellow Jackets to some of their most successful seasons, with Love's record as an assistant hitting an 117-41 record. In the same time, R-MC has gone 53-2 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.
Love graduated from R-MC in 2010 where she played volleyball for four years and helped the Yellow Jackets accomplish their first ODAC Championship and NCAA appearance in 2009 as the starting setter. Love works with setters on the team, tactics, and runs the conditioning program.
Her eight years of coaching and mentoring high school aged athletes includes:
Love has a black belt in Taekwondo and loves spending time with her cats and dog while cuddling up with a good book. She also enjoys indulging in Richmond’s great restaurant scene.
Head Men's Volleyball Coach / Women's Assistant Coach
Jared Horrigan is entering his third season on staff at Randolph-Macon as a volunteer assistant coach. Last season, Horrigan helped the Yellow Jackets claim the regular season crown and win the 2015 ODAC Tournament. The team finished the season 28-8 and made an appearance in the NCAA Quarterfinals.
Horrigan played libero at Hermitage High School in Richmond, VA as well as in college at Lynchburg’s Liberty University, where he earned a degree in Biblical Studies. Horrigan played on the Flames’s Club team for 4 years, advancing to nationals twice, and making the Second All-National Team Men’s 1AA in 2009. Horrigan has coached at the Richmond Volleyball Club for 4 years and at Godwin High School as their JV Coach for 2 years.
Horrigan will become the head coach of the Men's Volleyball program when it commences in 2018-2019.
Coaching Philosophy: I am a coach because of my passion for the sport of volleyball. I had the fortunate opportunity to chase my love for this sport when I was younger. This is my way to give that same opportunity to the next volleyball athlete. I will mold a group of individuals to communicate, to be responsible, to hold themselves accountable, to compete at the highest level, and to strive for excellence.
Caroline Brown is entering her second season as an assistant for the Women’s Volleyball team.
During the 2017 season, the Yellow Jackets were the regular season champions and won the ODAC Championship in a thrilling 5 set win over W&L.
Before her time as a coach at Macon, Caroline was the head volleyball coach at L.C. Bird High School. During her four years with the program, the Lady Skyhawks earned two Conference Championships, making it to the Regional Final match before ending the 2015 season. In addition to her time at Bird, Brown has several seasons of experience as a local club volleyball coach where she has coached beginner leagues, 16’s, and 18’s teams to success.
Beyond being a volleyball coach, Caroline is a teacher at Henrico High School. She completed her four years as a Yellow Jacket in 2012 where she was a part of 3 ODAC Championships, and 3 NCAA appearances.
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Riley Martin is in her first year as a volunteer assistant coach with the Yellow Jackets. Martin, a 2016 Randolph-Macon graduate, joins the coaching staff after spending two seasons as the Jackets' play-by-play commentator for rmcathletics.com.
Martin finished her career with 1,976 assists, the sixth most in team history. She also owns the record for ninth most service aces in program history with 129. As a senior, Martin was part of a Randolph-Macon team that went to the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship Quarterfinals -- which is the furthest a Randolph-Macon volleyball team has reached in the tournament.
Martin coached in the Richmond Volleyball Club system, coaching the RVC 18 Nationals team this past season and the RVC 15 Metro team a year before.
In addition to coaching, Martin works for McKesson Medical-Surgical in Richmond. She likes to spend her free time outdoors with her puppy, George.
Randolph-Macon Volleyball Team
The R-MC volleyball players will assist the coaches in facilitating each of the camps.
Many of our players coach at the juniors levels and all returning players have experience in coaching skills and team camps.