Hardcastle is in his first year as the Tennessee Tech volleyball graduate assistant coach under head coach John Blair, after spending the last three seasons as the team’s manager and a student-assistant.
A native of Johnson City, Tenn., Hardcastle recently completed his four-year undergrad in accounting, and will continue towards his MBA.
In 2009, Hardcastle co-founded the men’s volleyball club team at Tennessee Tech and has served as a player/coach since the club’s inception.
Hardcastle, 22, attended high school at Providence Academy in Johnson City where he played four seasons of basketball as a small forward. 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 of the TTU volleyball clinics over the past few years. He has also participated in volleyball camps at Clemson University, along with former TTU graduate assistant Kelsey Murphy.