Jordan Bickett will enter her 2nd season as the head coach at Indian River State College Women’s Volleyball Program in the fall of 2022.
In the 2021 season, the Pioneers posted a 7-15 record with a 6-10 record in Suncoast Conference play including a win against nationally ranked Daytona State College. The Pioneers had two earn conference honors in Freshmen Outside Hitter Greta Klotz who was named FCSAA First Team All-State and Mallory Roney who was named FCSAA Second Team All-State. The 2021-2022 River Volleyball team was named an USMC/AVCA All-Academic Award winner as well as a NJCAA All-Academic Team with 7 named to individual Academic All-American lists. Also, Bickett helped 7 sophomores move on to top NCAA and NAIA programs throughout the country.
Bickett comes to Indian River after spending two and a half years at Yavapai College. During her time has an assistant, Bickett helped Yavapai to a 20-win and Region Championship season in her first year with the team. She helped the Roughriders win their first Region Championship in four years while remaining in the NJCAA DI Volleyball Top 20 Poll for seven consecutive weeks. She helped coach four All-ACCAC selections including Yavapai’s first Libero of the year while also including three All-Region picks, and a second team All-American.
In her second season with Yavapai, Bickett helped lead the team to an ACCAC Championship, a Region Championship and a District Championship to advance to the NJCAA Division I National Tournament, only the second birth in the school’s history. She helped coach two All-Americans, an ACCAC Player of the Year and the first ever back-to-back ACCAC Libero of the Year. In the classroom, Bickett helped the Roughriders earn their fourth consecutive American Volleyball Coaches Association Team academic award as well as their seventh NJCAA All-American team honor.
Prior to Yavapai, Bickett spent two years at Southern Arkansas University. During her time as a Graduate Assistant and a member of Coach Davis' staff, Bickett served as the Defensive Coordinator as well as the team’s Recruiting Coordinator and Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Additionally, Bickett provided insight to the Lady Mulerider defense that employed a front line whose total blocks mark stands as the fourth-most in a single-season by a Southern Arkansas University team in the Rally Scoring Era (RSE) and the most for Southern Arkansas since 2007, while the blocks per set average is the best such mark in ten years.
A native of Tallahassee, Florida, Bickett partook in collegiate playing career that spanned four seasons with her most recent play coming at Augusta University of the Peach Belt Conference. While with the Jaguars, Bickett was named to the Peach Belt Conference Honor Roll and All-Academic Team.
Prior to signing with Augusta University, Bickett played two seasons at NJCAA Division II Pasco-Hernando State College. In those two seasons with the Conquistadors, Bickett was a part of 64 wins and a NJCAA Division II Region 8 Championship. As a sophomore captain in 2014, she was named an NJCAA Division II Second-Team All-American selection with the team finishing eighth at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. She was also named the FCSAA Roberta Stokes Award winner for her academic achievements at PHSC.
Bickett’s volleyball coaching career began while in junior college as she served as an assistant coach for a 12-to-15 year old club volleyball team in the Pasco-Hernando Volleyball Club for two seasons. Her duties included organizing practice, training and competition scheduling. Since then Bickett has been selected to coach at the USA Volleyball High Performance Training Programs for several years. She has learned and coached the USA Women’s National Team volleyball system to some of the top volleyball athletes that are progressing through the USA Women’s National Volleyball Team Pipeline.
Academically, Bickett most recently graduated with a B.S. in Kinesiology with a focus in Exercise Science from Augusta University in May of 2017. She obtained her Masters of Science degree in Kinesiology-Coaching from Southern Arkansas University in August 2019.