Reya Green enters her first season as a Graduate Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach at Illinois Tech. Green is pursuing a Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
A recent Illinois tech graduate with a B.S. in Psychology, the four-year member of the Women's Volleyball team finished her collegiate career as one of the most decorated back row players in program histroy. During Green’s time as a Scarlet Hawk, she was Captain for two consecutive seasons and won the USCAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year (2017), Illinois Tech's Ed Glancy Female Athlete Award (2018), SAAC's Unsung Hero Award (2018), USCAA National All-Academic Team honors (2016 & 2017), Association of Division III Independent First Team selections (2016 & 2017), and Illinois Tech Women's Volleyball's Excellence in Sport Award (2016 & 2017). The Scarlet Hawks reached the USCAA National Championships in her junior and senior seasons, reaching the quarterfinals in 2016. She is also third all-time in program history in digs with 1,115.
Outside of athletics, Green excelled in the classroom and was named to the Dean’s list seven straight semesters. She was an active member of Kappa Phi Delta, Treasurer of Order of Omega (2017/18), Treasurer of Student Athlete Advisory Committee (2017/18), a Research Assistant, and an athletic department student-worker.
Prior to college, Colorado Native graduated from Eagle Valley High School in the top 5% of her class, where she played volleyball, soccer, and Tae Kwon Do. She was named All-Conference her junior and senior seasons.