Volleyball Coach Bio
Caitlin Rimgaila comes to Lehigh after spending the 2012 season as an assistant coach at Bucknell.
While serving as the newest addition to the Lehigh coaching staff, Rimgaila will also be pursuing a master’s in Educational Leadership at Lehigh.
A 2007 St. John’s University graduate with a degree in Communication Science and a minor in Business Administration, Rimgaila earned All-Big East selections with the Red Storm and captained an undefeated conference run for St. John’s during the 2006 campaign. That season, the Red Storm garnered national attention, ranking in the top-25 for the first time in program history. During that season, Rimgaila was named as a second team All-Big East selection.
Rimgaila was also awarded for her academic accolades while at St. John’s, earning the honor of 2006 Big East/Aeropostale Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year. In addition, she was a three-time Big East Academic All-Star and a Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society for student-athletes selection.
As a senior, Rimgaila was selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team and was also a co-founder of STAR (Students Teaching Athletes Responsibility) at St. John’s.
Prior to joining Bucknell’s staff, she had coached at Pope John Paul II High School, located in Royersford, Pa. There, she led the team to a top-10 state ranking.
Previous coaching experience also includes the head coach at Pope John Paul II, the Synergy Volleyball Club and Philadelphia Volleyball Academy. She has had stints as an assistant at The Agnes Irwin School (Pa.) and SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology.