Cecily Scavicchio was hired as the head coach of the Ursinus College volleyball team prior to the 2017 season. A former two-sport standout at Neumann University, Scavicchio spent the previous four seasons as an assistant at Swarthmore.
Scavicchio played an integral role on a highly successful program at Swarthmore, helping to lead the Garnet to three Centennial Conference playoff appearances and a pair of ECAC championships. While at Swarthmore, Scavicchio coached a CC player of the year, two CC rookies of the year, and eight first team all-conference selections in addition to three AVCA honorable mention All-Americans. The Garnet also garnered an AVCA Team Academic Award all four seasons.
A graduate of Garnet Valley High School, Scavicchio started all four years at setter for Neumann, where she was a three-year captain and member of both the 1,000 dig and 4,000 assist clubs. Scavicchio, who was recognized with Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) academic and athletic honors every year, led the Knights to a conference championship and NCAA Tournament berth in 2012. Additionally, she was a member of a women’s basketball program that won back-to-back CSAC crowns in 2010 and 2011.
At Neumann, Scavicchio was a member of the Delta Epsilon Sigma honor society and the recipient of the Neumann University Academic Achievement Grant and Presidential Scholarship for Academic Achievement.
Scavicchio has coached with Mystique Volleyball Club for the past seven years, and her camp resume includes stops at the Garnet Volleyball Camps, Neumann University Volleyball Camps, City Beach Volleyball Camp, and as a counselor for CollEdge.
A Dean’s List honoree every semester at Neumann, Scavicchio earned her degree in Elementary and Special Education and graduated summa cum laude in 2012. She will attain a master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Social Emotional Learning in June.