Hardcastle is in his first year as theTennessee Tech volleyball graduate assistant coach under head coachJohn Blair, after spending the last three seasons as theteam’s manager and a student-assistant.
A native of Johnson City, Tenn., Hardcastle recently completedhis four-year undergrad in accounting, and will continue towardshis MBA.
In 2009, Hardcastle co-founded the men’s volleyball clubteam at Tennessee Tech and has served as a player/coach since theclub’s inception.
Hardcastle, 22, attended high school at Providence Academy inJohnson City where he played four seasons of basketball as a smallforward. He also competed in one season of cross country.
Hardcastle has also helped out at several volleyball camps,including the Volley Performance camps in Atlanta and several ofthe TTU volleyball clinics over the past few years. He has alsoparticipated in volleyball camps at Clemson University, along withformer TTU graduate assistant Kelsey Murphy.