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Petra Lorenzi was named head women's volleyball coach for the Corsairs in the spring of 2017. Lorenzi will be entering her 3rdyear as both the Head Indoor and Beach volleyball coach at College of the Redwoods. During Lorenzi’s 3 years at college of the Redwoods she has produced two honorable mention players and a Golden Valley All conference player.
Prior to College of the Redwoods Lorenzi also coached AAU Volleyball following her playing career and also served as the assistant head coach for one season with the Del Norte Warriors volleyball and softball programs.
Prior to coaching at Del Norte Lorenzi played overseas for Llaneras of Toa Baja in Puerto Rico, where she was a member of the Liga de Voleibol Superior Femenino championship team as a Defensive Specialist.
Recruited as a setter, Lorenzi played both setter and defensive specialist for the South Carolina Gamecocks in the Southeastern Conference for four seasons (2005-2009) where she finished her collegiate career 10th on the school's all-time career assist list with 1,248. She was named team captain in the 2008 and 2009 seasons and was named to the SEC All-Academic Team.
Following her playing career at the University of South Carolina, Lorenzi earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Public Relations from the University of South Carolina.