Kassie Kadera is starting her fourth season as the head coach of the volleyball program and fifth season overall with the team. Kadera served as the top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the 2014 season.
Under her guidance, the Cavaliers have gone 42-49 and have improved each year which included a 10-win improvement last season. That year the Cavaliers went 21-11 overall and 13-5 in its first season in the G-MAC. Walsh finished second in the East Division and advanced to the semifinals of the conference tournament.
She coached and was the recruiting coordinator for the Toledo Volleyball Club in 2013 after spending one season at the University of Akron as a volunteer assistant coach. Kassie was a three-time All-MAC selection at the University of Toledo, and ran the Toledo offense for the four years. She finished her career second in program history in career assists, totaling 4,853 assists and averaging 11.04 assists per set as a senior in 2011.
Kadera graduated from Toledo in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in sport management. She resides in Akron.