Jaidyn Blanchfield will enter her second season as a graduate assistant coach with the Springfield College women's volleyball team during the 2018-19 academic year. While assisting head coach Moira Long, Blanchfield will also be working towards a Master's degree in Advanced Level Coaching.
A native of Boise, Idaho, Blanchfield comes to Springfield College after graduating from the University of Northern Iowa in the spring of 2017. Blanchfield was a three-year member of the women's volleyball team at Northern Iowa, a Division I women's volleyball program competing in the Missouri Valley Conference. As a middle blocker, Blanchfield and produced 146 kills and 68 blocks in 66 career matches. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Movement and Exercise Science with a minor in Coaching in May of 2013.