Krista Groce, a Kent State graduate, is named Volunteer Assistant Coach.
Robby Smith begins his second season with the Michigan State volleyball program as the Director of Volleyball Operations. Smith brings with him an extensive knowledge of the sport and has held a variety of positions within the athletic department at MSU.
Before his current role, Smith was an intern in the ticket office in 2011-12 and served as the Michigan State Director of Softball Operations during the 2010-11 season.
Smith also worked in the equipment room as a student and was a MSU basketball student manager from 2007-10. During that span, the Spartans won two Big Ten Championships and competed in the Final Four twice. Before that, he was a student manager for the MSU women's basketball team.
Smith graduated from Michigan State with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology, specializing in sport administration and is currently working towards a master's degree.
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