Kristen Rohr is entering her sixth season at GCU. She brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for the game as both a professional athlete and coach. Under Rohr GCU’s program has gone 68-43 (.613) and produced a pro player in Molly Turner. Rohr’s coaching and guidance for three seasons, lead to Turner becoming a 2017 All-American, a beach volleyball national team member and the GCU Female Student-Athlete of the Year for 2017-18.
Prior to joining GCU, Rohr competed professionally in beach volleyball since 2007, ranking as high as fifth in the country. She began her career with the AVP and spent years on the National Volleyball League tour. During her career, she had a 10-tournament win streak and was a member of the top-ranked team in Florida for five years.
Additionally, Rohr was head coach of Cardinal Mooney High School in Sarasota, Fla., for five seasons, leading the squad to two district titles and two runner-up finishes. She also co-founded the Coastline Volleyball Club team for high school athletes and served as its director and coach.
Rohr graduated from Kentucky in 2005 with a degree in family consumer science. During her collegiate career, she was a four-year starter for the Wildcats and was named All-SEC and team MVP. She received her master’s degree in counselor education from Capella University in 2011, graduating with a 3.8 GPA while being a member of the Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society.