RALEIGH, N.C. (– Saint Augustine's University has removed the "acting" tag and elevated Tacara Moxey to head volleyball coach.
"I am thankful for the opportunity to be the Lady Falcons' head coach," said Moxey, who started her new role in July. "It is my goal to restore the legacy of volleyball back to where it used to be."
(SAU) has a storied history in volleyball.
The Lady Falcons have won 18 CIAA titles, the most of any team in the conference, with their last title coming in 2011. SAU is looking to regain its championship swagger under Moxey.
No stranger to SAU volleyball. She took on the role of acting head coach for much of the 2019 season after re-joining the team as assistant coach.
Last year was her second tenure on the Lady Falcons' staff. She was an assistant coach at then Saint Augustine's College in the mid-2000s.
A 2003 Saint Augustine's graduate, Moxey helped the Lady Falcons pad their conference championship total. As a standout player, she helped the volleyball team win three consecutive CIAA championships. The Lady Falcons also claimed a conference crown during her first stint as an assistant coach.
She was captain of the junior national team and played on the senior national team in the Bahamas, her home country.
She has coached several club teams and currently coaches N.C. Academy, which captured the City of Oaks Challenge 16-and-under division crown this year.
Overall, Moxey has played volleyball eight years and coached 13 years.