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Coach of the Year: DeJarld Made Macs Mightiest

Jen DeJarld of Chicago's Mother McAuley is our 2016 National Coach of the Year after leading the Macs to the national championship

Twelve years after retiring coaching legend Nancy Pedersen was honored as co-National Coach of the Year by PrepVolleyball.com, Mother McAuley High School in Chicago has another coach, Jen DeJarld, who set the standard for coaching excellence this past fall. After leading the Mighty Macs to improbable state and national titles, she is the 2016 PrepVolleyball.com National Coach of the Year.

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Legendary Coaches Kesterson/Glover Share 2015 Nat’l COY Honors

Alexis Glover, left, and Jean Kesterson, role models who know how to win, are 2015 National Co-Coaches of the Year

  Two coaches, each with more than 800 career wins “the right way,” are our 2015 National High School Coaches of the Year. We are honored to recognize Jean Kesterson of Indianapolis Cathedral and Alexis Glover of Wando High in South Carolina for leading their teams to state titles in 2015 as well as their profound and long-lasting contributions to Read the full article...

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The Art of Coaching Volleyball Presents: 2015 National Club Coach of the Year

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You can go to Aspire’s website and see the long list of accomplishments in Regina Mannix’s bio. She’s been the head coach at Scottsdale Community College for the past 19 seasons. Her playing career included suiting up in high school for current Long Beach State coach Brian Gimmillaro as well as competing at Arizona State. Still, there’s one item missing Read the full article...

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The Art of Coaching Volleyball Presents: 2014 National Coach of the Year

Tommy Chaffins of national No. 2 Redondo Union is PrepVolleyball.com's National Coach of the Year. Photo by Ray Vidal

    Good guy Tommy Chaffins, the “Energizer Bunny” of coaching, took Redondo Union High School to a school-record 38 wins and its first California Division I state title in 2014. For his efforts, Chaffins is PrepVolleyball.com’s 2014 National Coach of the Year. The National Coach of the Year award is sponsored by The Art of Coaching Volleyball (www.theartofcoachingvolleyball.com), the Read the full article...

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Monarch Mentor Is King of the Coaching World

Coach Bret Almazan-Cezar gave Mitty players the information and encouragement necessary to sweep to victory

There are many ways to describe Bret Almazan-Cezar. Ask BAC himself and the 14-year head volleyball coach at Archbishop Mitty of San Jose will use words like “weird,” “funny” and “unique.” I use terms like “always prepared” and “meticulously demanding.” After today, there is one more way to describe the trumpeter and mortgage broker turned math teacher and volleyball coach: Read the full article...

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Egbert, Honl Share National Coach of the Year Honors

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A coach who recently retired and one who might coach forever are our PrepVolleyball.com 2012 National High School Coaches of the Year. We are honored to recognize Gwen Egbert of Papillion-La Vista South HS (Nebraska) and Rosie Honl of Crook County HS (Prineville, Oregon) for their profound and long-lasting contributions to the sport.

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Bresnahan Is National Coach of the Year

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Iowa City West head coach Kathy Bresnahan, who led the Trojans to a second consecutive Iowa 4A championship last fall, is PrepVolleyball.com’s National Coach of the Year for 2011. She was an easy choice.

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