SCOTT BARBE

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Head Mens Volleyball Coach
sbarbe@cumberland.edu
(615) 453-6330
Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena
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Athletic Department
B.B.A., Walsh College
M.S.M., Walsh College
Scott Barbe enters his third season as Head Coach for Men's Volleyball at Cumberland University. Scott was named Sports Chair for the MSC during the 2019-2020 season.   Now completing his second season his team finished the shortened season with an 11-14 (4-5 MSC) overall record.  In his first season at Cumberland, the team went 11-24(8-5 MSC) playing much better toward the end of the season.  Barbe spent two seasons as the head coach for women’s volleyball at Ave Maria University, an NAIA institution just east of Naples, Fla., from 2014-16. The Gyrenes posted a 4-21 mark in his first season but improved to 13-19 in 2015, at that time the best winning percentage in school history.  He has 20-plus years of experience in volleyball as a head coach at the high school, collegiate and club levels. Barbe served as head coach at Warren Woods Tower High School in Warren, Mich., from 2010-13, winning MAC Division championships in his first two seasons at WWTHS while also earning Coach of the Year honors during those campaigns. Barbe’s biggest foray into the sport came during eight years (2007-15) at owner, master coach and athletic program director for the Dynasty Volleyball Club in Macomb, Mich. He implemented program and development programs for ages 8-18, coordinated team activities for training, practices, matches, events and travel schedules and handled all business operations for the club. He was responsible for assembling teams and coaching staffs and was directly involved with the collegiate recruiting process for players in the club. Barbe earned his bachelor’s in Business Administration from Walsh College in Troy, Mich., in 2000 and received his master’s in Management from Walsh in 2003. Barbe is happily married to his wife Kristen.  They reside in middle Tennessee with their young children- Colton, Ashlynn and Wyatt.    

KYLE ALLEN

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Sports Information Director
kyleallen@cumberland.edu
(615) 547-1350
Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena
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B.S., Cumberland University
M.A., Cumberland University
Mr. Kyle Allen is from Marietta, Georgia and graduated from Wheeler High School. He attended Cumberland and played baseball from 2014-2017. Mr. Allen was a member of the 2014 National Championship team. He graduated in 2017 with his Bachelors in Health and Human Performance. After graduating with his bachelor’s degree, Kyle worked as the CU Graduate Assistant for the Athletic Department from August 2017- May 2019. Allen got a Master of Arts- Sport Management degree in May 2019. Mr. Allen began working for the Nashville Sounds in February 2019 until July 2019. As the Sports Information Director, his responsibilities include: Coordination of players, teams, and game statistics and results Development and cultivation of productive relationships with local, regional, and national media Develop media programs Assist the involvement in athletic fundraising and corporate sponsors Manage athletics webpage  

KALEA BARNETT

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Assistant Cheer and Dance Coach
kbarnett@cumberland.edu
Bone Hall, Room 207
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Athletic Department
B.B.A., Cumberland University
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