Tampa Prep volleyball coach Jessica Lamm, who guided the Terrapins to within a match of the state tournament in her only season, has been hired for the same job at Plant.
A Gaither and University of Florida graduate, Lamm also will teach math at Plant, principal Robert Nelson announced in a release.
"Ms. Lamm brings a wealth of knowledge and vast experience in the area of volleyball," Nelson said. "PHS volleyball has won numerous state championships and we feel very confident Ms. Lamm will continue to uphold that standard of excellence with the program."
Before taking over the Terrapins program, Lamm served as an assistant to predecessor Mike Flynn for three seasons, each of which ended at the state tourney. Before that, she was a varsity assistant and JV coach at Academy of the Holy Names.
Her 2011 team finished 17-11, falling to eventual state champ Orlando First Academy in the Class 3A region finals. She replaces Amy Rumore, who left Plant after one season to relocate to Naples with here husband.
Lamm will hold a meeting for all prospective Plant players and parents Thursday at 3 p.m. in the school's media center.