Angela Burkett was named Penn State Harrisburg women's volleyball head coach in 2016 following two successful seasons as an assistant and recruiting coordinator.
During her first season, she set the groundwork for building the program by leading the team to their first ever conference win in the CAC. Multiple athletes also achieved individual statistics posting them in the top six in the conference.
Burkett was a defensive specialist at Lock Haven (Pa.) University beginning in 2004. She assisted the Lady Eagles during their straight NCAA DII Elite Eight appearances (2004-05), NCAA Atlantic Region championships (2004-05) and a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) title (2004). She graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor in Business Management.
Prior to Penn State Harrisburg, Burkett was an assistant coach for Lower Dauphin High School (2010-2014) when they earned a division title in 2010 and birth to the PIAA Girls AAA district playoffs. In addition, she coached with local volleyball clubs where she taught all facets of the game to high school athletes.