Joey Parnell begins her first year as interim head coach when the Owls open the 2015 campaign in August.
Parnell (Larsen) was former first-team all-conference outside hitter for Oregon Tech in 2011, playing two seasons for the Owls after transferring from Columbia Basin Community College in Spokane, Wash.
At CBCC, Parnell picked up first-team all-NWACC honors in 2008 and second-team accoladed in 2007. Parnell was selected to the NWACC All-Star Team and was also part of the NWAACC Sophomore Academic Team.
At Lewiston High School, Parnell was a 2006 first-team All-Inland Empire League selection, awarded the offensive and defensive Player of the Year award and selected team MVP.
Parnell competed for the Owls during the 2009 and 2011 seasons where in her senior campaign led the Owls in kills and aces, while finishing second in digs per set. In Cascade Collegiate Conference play Parnell ranked second in the league at 3.57 kills per set, first in aces per set (.59) and 15th in digs (2.83/set) where she earned all-CCC honors.