MEET THE COACHES

MEET THE COACHES

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Dottie Hampton

HEAD COACH

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Collin Cohen

CAMP CO-DIRECTOR

ASSISTANT COACH

David Fischer

BEACH VOLLEYBALL CAMP DIRECTOR 

CAMP CO-DIRECTOR

Assoc. Head Coach Indoor and Beach

The Seahawk Summer Volleyball Camp staff is comprised of head and assistant college coaches, along with some of the top high school and club volleyball coaches in the region, current professional volleyball players and NCAA college athletes.

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Head Coach

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Dottie Hampton

HEAD VOLLEYBALL COACH AT UNCW

18+ YEARS COACHING EXPERIENCE

Second Season at UNCW

DOTTIE HAMPTON

UNCW Head Coach, Indoor and Beach Volleyball, 2nd Season

Coach Hampton brings a wealth of volleyball expertise to UNCW. She has coached in numerous top conferences throughout the USA, and has competed internationally after being a two-sport athlete at Indiana-Purdue at Fort Wayne (IPFW).

UNCW will be Hampton’s third head coaching position following tenures at Niagara (2012) and South Carolina (2017-interim). She has served as an assistant coach on the staff at Coastal Carolina the last two seasons.  Prior to joining the Coastal Carolina program, Hampton served as an assistant at South Carolina from 2014-17, finishing the 2017 season as interim head coach. In Hampton’s four seasons in Columbia, 

Hampton served as an assistant coach at five schools. She served on the staffs at Indiana (2005-06), former CAA rival George Mason (2007-10), Pittsburgh (2011) and Butler (2013). In 2009, she helped George Mason post a 23-9 record, capture the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament championship secure and NCAA berth.

CAMP CO-DIRECTOR

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COLLIN COHEN

ASSISTANT VOLLEYBALL COACH

10+ YEARS COACHING EXPERIENCE

Second Season at UNCW

COLLIN COHEN

Cohen was hired on Aug. 24, 2021, comes to the program following two seasons as an on the coaching staff at Eastern Washington.  While at EWU, Cohen was involved in all facets of the program including camps, offensive and defensive coordination, recruiting and operations.

Before Eastern Washington, Cohen served on the staff at Utah as a volunteer assistant coach. 

While in Salt Lake City, Cohen served as the defensive coordinator and headed up scouting efforts.  Cohen got his start in the coaching ranks as the head coach of the men’s program at Missouri Valley College. While with the Vikings, he also was an assistant with the women’s program.

Cohen played two seasons at Purdue Ft. Wayne as the Mastodons reached the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association tournaments. He began his collegiate career at Santa Barbara City College.

BEACH CAMP DIRECTOR, CAMP CO-DIRECTOR

DAVID FISCHER

ASSOCIATE HEAD VOLLEYBALL COACH INDOOR/BEACH AT UNCW

DAVID FISCHER

David Fischer enters his sixth season with the Seahawk Volleyball program after being elevated to Associate Head Coach in 2017. He has led the beach volleyball training since the program's founding in 2016, and he helped UNCW Indoor Volleyball capture it's first CAA Championship.

The UNCW Beach Volleyball Team competes in the CCSA along with several of the top teams in the country, including Florida State and LSU. The pairing of Nicole Lott and Maddy Kline was selected to compete at the Bridgestone USA Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championships in Hermosa Beach, Calif. Lott and Kline went 2-2 during the tournament, defeating Long Beach State to finish top 16 in the USA.

As a beach volleyball player, Fischer competed on the AVP for 13 years, represented USA in the Pan Am Games, and has competed internationally in Eastern and Western Europe, South America, and New Zealand. Fischer competed indoors for Stanford University and twice finished ranked #2 in the country.