Tamara DeBerry has been named the girls volleyball coach at Norwich Free Academy.
“This is a challenging time in high school athletics, and I am confident in Tamara’s ability to prepare our student athletes for any scenario,” said NFA Athletic Director Roy Wentworth. “Her coaching and playing career is extensive, and I believe she will help our program continue to grow and succeed.”
“I am excited for this new opportunity in this challenging environment,” DeBerry said. “NFA has a rich history of successful athletic programs, and I look forward to working with our team – in whatever way possible – to help them achieve positive results.”
DeBerry most recently was the head girls coach at the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury. Prior to that, she served for eight seasons as the head girls and boys coach at Trumbull High School. She was also the head girls coach at Masuk High School for two seasons while also serving as assistant boys coach.
DeBerry, who lives in Westbrook, received her Juris Doctorate from Thomas. M. Cooleg Law School at Western Michigan University. She completed her undergraduate work at Elmhurst College in Illinois while competing at the Division III level. She was an all-state high school player in Illinois, too.
The NFA team is currently practicing under all CIAC-related guidelines with an expected start to the season October 1.