Victoria Barley was hired by Virginia Wesleyan University in the summer of 2018, her first role as a collegeiate swim coach.
A 2018 graduate from Old Dominion Universtity, Barley was a part of Old Dominion’s swimming and diving team all 4 years. There, she swam in a range of events while at swam the 200 freestyle, 200 and 400 Individual Medley, 100 and 200 breastroke druing her freshman year. Through her sophomore and junior year, she focused on her individual medley and freestyle events and her senior campaign she focused mainly on the 200, 500, 1000 and 1650 yd freestyle.
While also being a part of the swim team, she was the Vice President of Old Dominions’ Triathlon club and joined Old Dominions’ Track and Field club team as a runner and as their social media manager.
Barley graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology.
Aside from swimming at ODU, the Yorktown, Va. native swam for the Coast Guard Blue Dolphins from 2002-2017 and has coached summer league teams from 2010-2017.