Kathy Roulhac

Head Coach

Since taking over the helm of the TSU volleyball program in 2004, Kathy Roulhac has led the Lady Tigers to two OVC titles, an NCAA appearance and three of the best seasons in school history.

In 2007, Roulhac guided the Lady Tigers to their first OVC Tournament..Championship and first ever NCAA Tournament berth. TSU finished the season 20-14 with a conference mark of 14-6.

Under her guidance, the Tiger volleyball program has had nine All-OVC Second-Team, four All-OVC Newcomer and five All-OVC First Team selections. Additionally, in 2011, Shaquita Williams was named the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year; marking the first time that a Tennessee State player has recieved the honor.

Roulhac joined the Tennessee State University staff in 2004. By the next season, she turned the Lady Tigers into conference champions and guided them to the best overall record in school history, 22-11. The previous year, the squad finished with an overall record of 5-17. The 17-game turn around was the largest in 2005 for NCAA Division-I. The Lady Tigers also set the school record for most wins in conference play, going 14-2 en route to their first regular season conference championship. The teams accomplishments earned Roulhac Ohio Valley Conference “Coach of the Year” honors.


Vimari Prospero

Assistant Coach

Vimari Prospero begins her first season as an assistant coach after serving two years as a graduate assistant for the Tennessee State University volleyball team in August 2011.

Prospero competed two years with the Tennessee State volleyball team. During her career with the Tigers she led the team in hitting percentage for consecutive years. As a senior she finished the season hitting .317, second-best in the OVC. She tallied 228 kills, ranking third on the team, averaging 2.1 per set.

She graduated with a bachelors degree in Human Performance and Sports Sciences in May 2011. Prospero completed her masters degree of Arts in Education with a Major of Human Performance and Sports Science with a concentration in Sports Administration.

Donika Sutton

Assistant Coach

Donika Sutton begins her first season with the Tigers as a volunteer assistant coach, after serving two years as the head coach of the South Carolina State womens volleyball program. Sutton served as the assistant coach from 2009-2010 and in 2010 helped the Lady Bulldogs capture their second Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship.

Sutton began her collegiate career at Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains where she competed for one season. During that season she was a member of the Region 16 championship team. That team also competed in the National Junior College Championships. Sutton went on to have a standout career as a middle-hitter at Alcorn State. In her first season (2003) she was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Newcomer-of-the-Year and to the Second Team All-SWAC.

In her final season (2004) she was named to the First Team All-SWAC, to the SWAC All-Tournament Team as well as the Most Outstanding Player of the SWAC Tournament. In that same season she was the recipient of her teams Most Outstanding Blocking Award and was named the teams captain.