Ursuline College named former University of Akron assistant Jayme Plummer its new head volleyball coach in February of 2015.
Plummer began working at Akron in 2009 and served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. The Zips recruited at a local, national and international level with Plummer spearheading the charge. He designed and ran practices and handled team travel logistics while also working with the budgets for recruiting, camps and team travel.
On the court, Plummer tutored many student-athletes who were recognized by the Mid-American Conference. The Zips had a second team all-conference performer in 2009, 2010 and 2011 before Tina Dimitrijevs was a first team All-MAC pick in 2012. His student-athletes also got it done in the classroom. After the 2014 season, seven Zips were named to the Academic All-MAC Team.
Plummer also served as the Mid-American Conference representative on the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Assistant Coaches Committee.
Prior to joining Akron, Plummer coached at Cleveland State University during the 2007 and 2008 seasons. The Vikings won the Horizon League tournament in 2007 and earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament. The following year, CSU lost in the Horizon League title match.
He graduated from Cleveland State with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008 and earned his Master's in exercise physiology from Akron in 2013.
Plummer currently resides in Olmsted Falls with his wife Bridget and daughter Brooke.