Liz Newton serves as Randolph-Macon's Assistant Volleyball Coach and Director of Volleyball Operations. Newton's primary responsibilities lie in recruiting and logistics for both the men's and women's programs and coaching the outside game for the women's program.
In Newton's first season, the Yellow Jackets earned an ODAC regular season title as well as earned a runner-up spot in the ODAC Tournament. R-MC also competed in the NCAA Tournament as an at-large selection.
Drewry joins Randolph-Macon from Richmond Volleyball Club where she was the head coach for the 17 National team. While at RVC, Drewry helped create a strong work ethic and commitment to the sport of volleyball. Drewry worked with close to 15 players that eventually went on to play collegiate volleyball during the three seasons she has spent at RVC.
Previously, Drewry was the head coach at Glen Allen High School. There, she led the Jaguars to a 16-1 season in 2017 and guided Glen Allen to the Region tournament in 2018. Drewry mentored close to ten All-District and All-Region selections.
Drewry got her start in the coaching ranks as a coach with Florence Juniors in 2010. She also coached for the U-Turn Sports Performance Academy from 2014-2016.
Drewry played collegiately at Francis Marion University, graduating in 2013. Drewry amassed more than 700 kills and nearly 750 digs. As the lone senior on her squad, she led the team in kills, attacks and service aces in her final season in Florence, S.C.
In her professional career, Drewry has worked in the banking industry for more than five years, rising to leadership positions with Park Sterling Bank and Virginia Commonwealth Bank. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Francis Marion. While at FMU, she also spent time at France Business School majoring in International Business.
Liz and her husband, Scott, reside in Richmond.