Anna Gott, a 2013 NAU graduate and the Lumberjack volleyball program's all-time digs leader, enters her third season as an assistant coach for the team.
During her first two seasons on the staff, the Lumberjacks have compiled a 40-19 overall record establishing themselves as one of the perennial contenders for the Big Sky title. The 40 wins in Gott's time on the staff is the third-most in the conference over the last two years. NAU is also 24-12 in conference play during that span, tied for the third-most Big Sky victories under the current coaching regime.
Gott was a leader on the court for the Lumberjacks throughout her career, serving as a team captain for three seasons. She also has experience coaching the 17 and under Northern Arizona Juniors club volleyball team in Flagstaff for four years.
Gott started every match and played in every set as the libero for her entire four-year career. She shattered NAU's all-time digs record with 1,891 career digs, the third highest career dig total in Big Sky history. She was a two-time All-Big Sky honorable mention selection and set NAU's single season digs record with 586 digs last season. Gott recorded four of the six highest single season dig averages in program history and is second in program history with a 4.68 career digs per set average. She also finished her career fourth in program history in service aces (119) and tied for fifth in sets played (404).
In addition to her excellence on the court, Gott was stellar in the classroom as she was a four-time Big Sky All-Academic selection and Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient. During her senior season, she was also a nominee for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award. She graduated with a degree in management.
A native of Phoenix, Gott starred at Desert Vista High School before starting her Northern Arizona career in 2009.