Assistant Coach/Recruiting CoordinatorPeter Chang
Peter Chang begins his fourth season as a member of the Kennesaw State volleyball coaching staff after being named to the position on Feb. 20, 2013.
Chang came to KSU after spending one year at Tennessee State University where he helped lead the Tigers to an 18-13 overall record and a 10-6 mark in the Ohio Valley Conference, including a trip to the semifinals of the OVC Postseason Tournament.
"I am thrilled to be able to have Peter Chang join the Kennesaw State Volleyball family,” Kennesaw State head coach Keith Schunzel said. “This program is getting a fantastic coach who is passionate about the game of volleyball. But more importantly, Peter is someone who is passionate about developing players and people.
“He is a very good technical coach, is a positive person and is simply very good at what he does. I have known P.C. for many years and we've hired a person who I trust immensely to have a huge role in this program moving forward. This is a perfect fit for Peter, for me, and, most importantly, for Kennesaw State volleyball."
While at TSU, Chang’s main responsibilities included coordinating and executing practices, recruiting, travel arrangements and both the offense and defensive aspects of the game.
Prior to his time at TSU, Chang spent two seasons at Southern Illinois-Carbondale where his main focus was on the team’s outside hitters, right-side hitters and defensive specialists. Chang was also responsible for coordinating practices, recruiting, travel coordination and film breakdown.
Before arriving at Carbondale, Chang spent two years as both a volunteer and interim assistant coach at Indiana University where he helped lead the Hoosiers to an NCAA Sweet 16 appearance in 2010 with an overall record of 23-12. Chang oversaw all ball-control drills in practice where he guided IU libero Caitlin Cox to a school record 488-dig season.
A South Korea native, Chang graduated from Ball State in 2006 where he coached the women’s club team from 2005-08, posting an overall record of 142-9. The team also finished in the top five nationally all five seasons under Chang and reached the No. 1 spot for seven consecutive weeks. In 2007, Chang was named the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Coach of the Year in Division I.
From 2001-08, Chang worked as an assistant coach for Munice Central High School in Munice, Ind., bringing home an Indiana State Championship Title in 2004. The team earned an overall record of 212-22 in Chang’s six seasons and made four trips to the State Championship Match.
At the club volleyball level, Chang was the head coach for the Munciana Volleyball Club from 1999-2008 where he helped the team bring in five top five finishes on the national scene while training over 100 NCAA Division I volleyball players.
Assistant CoachKim Fletcher
Kim Fletcher enters her fourth season as an assistant coach in the Kennesaw State volleyball program on July 1, 2013 after a storied career both on and off the volleyball court.
Fletcher has been with head coach Keith Schunzel his entire time at Kennesaw State after spending two years on the collegiate coaching ranks with stints at South Dakota State in 2008 and in 2007 as a volunteer assistant at Kennesaw State.
As a player, Fletcher spent four seasons as a middle hitter at Notre Dame, helping take the Irish to an NCAA Tournament appearance each year she was in the lineup.
Upon graduating from Notre Dame with degrees in Anthropology and Computer Applications, Fletcher joined the U.S. Peace Corps, volunteering for two years in Essau, Gambia before returning to America to go to graduate school at Western Kentucky.
After grad school, she got into the coaching ranks as a volunteer assistant with Kennesaw State in 2007.
Fletcher then spent 2008 with the Jackrabbits before playing professional volleyball in Austria in 2009.
Since her return to Georgia, Fletcher has been heavily involved in the club volleyball scene, serving as a director of the non-travel teams at Cobb Atlanta Juniors.
Fletcher’s accomplishments in the classroom are just as impressive as her accolades on the volleyball court, earning a master’s degree in Sociology from Western Kentucky University. Fletcher is now currently seeking a doctoral degree in International Conflict Management from Kennesaw State.
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Briana Schunzel enters her first year as the volunteer assistant coach at Kennesaw State.
“It would be an understatement to say we're incredibly fortunate to have a player and coach of Briana's stature to officially join our program as a volunteer assistant coach,” Schunzel said. “From being a collegiate all-american, to a professional player in Europe, to starting multiple youth clubs to training high level athletes, Bri's experience in the game is pretty remarkable. With her addition, we have now added another strong woman who's passionate about helping our student-athletes succeed. Bri is a great communicator, mentor, leader and role model...All traits that are invaluable to our players, to our staff and to our program.”
Before going overseas to play professional volleyball in Paris, Schunzel was an Honorable Mention All-American, National Setter of the Year and Mid-American Conference Player of the Year while playing varsity volleyball for the Ohio Bobcats. She also led her team to two consecutive Mid-American Conference Championships and NCAA appearances.
Schunzel’s led the Bobcats in her senior season to school record 29 wins, the first-ever national ranking in the program's history, and a victory over Pittsburgh in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The setter compiled a school record 4,767 career assists and still holds a total of three career Ohio records. In addition to the MAC honors she received following her senior campaign, Schunzel was named AVCA All-Mideast Region, Honorable Mention AVCA All-American, and the Collegiate Volleyball Update National Setter of the Year.
At Kennesaw State, she will be the setters coach, oversee offensive systems, assist with practice planning and team training.
Schunzel is married to head coach Keith Schunzel. Them and their son, Griffin, reside in Acworth.