Pat Kendrick

Pat Kendrick has 33 years of collegiate volleyball coaching experience and has instructed CAP courses for USA Volleyball since 1994.

In addition to her CAP experience, she’s coached numerous USAV High Performance and Junior National Teams. She earned a silver medal at the 1993 U.S. Olympic Festival,, and she worked with the Girls Select A2 squad in 2018 and 2019. 

Collegiately, she’s accumulated over 500 career wins. She’s both the winningest and longest-tenured coach in George Mason history with 467 wins in 30 seasons, and she led the Patriots to the program’s only eight conference titles in its history.

Kendrick is currently in her third year as head women’s volleyball coach at Xavier University of Louisiana. During 2017, her first season, she led XULA to a .885 winning percentage and a berth in the NAIA National Championship tournament. The squad returned to the National Championships in 2018. So far, Kendrick’s XULA teams have set or tied program records in winning percentage, victories, hitting percentage, kills per set, assists per set, aces per set and blocks per set.

In addition to coaching George Mason women's volleyball, Kendrick also played for the team for four years. She also ran track and field, where she became the university's first conference champion by winning the 100-meter hurdles in 1979. Ten years later, Kendrick was inducted into the George Mason Track and Field Hall of Fame.