SOUTHERN UTAH VOLLEYBALL COACHING STAFF


 
 
CRAIG CHOATE
HEAD COACH
Choate  

Coach Choate has a valuable combination of extensive Division I coaching experience and a proven record of winning over more than a quarter century.  Choate has set new standards for winning at three different schools during his coaching career, which is comprised of nearly 700 matches as head coach.

The Thunderbirds welcomed Coach Choate with open arms. SUU wrapped up the 2015 season with a 15-15 record. 

Choate came to SUU after compiling the most successful season in the history of the Snow College program, earning 20 wins against 7 losses, while playing 13 matches against teams ranked in the top-20 in the nation.  His Snow College Badgers finished the season ranked no. 10 in final national rankings.

 

 

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SHANE TYE   ANNIE STRADLING
ASSISTANT COACH   ASSISTANT COACH
Tye

 

Southern Utah University head volleyball coach Craig Choate has announced the addition of Shane Tye to the Thunderbird coaching staff.

Tye was most recently a practice coordinator at the University of Utah where he coached at one of the highest levels.

Prior to his time at Utah, Tye served as a lead coach for Gold Medal Squared, a volleyball clinic where he taught fundamentals of volleyball to all age groups.

 

  Stradling

 

Annie Stradling is under second year as an assistant coach of the Southern Utah University Volleyball Team. 

Prior to her coaching career, Stradling was a four-year athlete on the Thunderbird team. As a senior at SUU, Stradling totaled 186 kills to lead the team with a .267 hitting percentage. She also led the T-Birds with 111 blocks.

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