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WE ARE DRAKE BULLDOGS COACHING STAFF PHIL MCDANIEL * HEAD COACH * SECOND SEASON Phil McDaniel is in his second season guiding the Drake volleyball program after being named the 10th women’s volleyball coach at Drake University. McDaniel rekindled the Bulldog program in his initial campaign as Drake posted a 1220 mark. The 12 victories were deceiving on first glance as the win total was the highest for a Bulldog team since the 1998 unit captured 13 triumphs. It also marked the initial time any current member of the Drake team had won double-digit matches during their respective careers. On the court, sophomore Alana Wittenburg shattered the single-season record for digs with 603 to supplant Brandy Ossian (545-1995) atop the Drake list. Sophomore Angela Bys turned in 397 kills, the seventh-best singleseason mark in school history, while junior Chelsea Lauersdorf netted the 10th-best mark in assists with 1,003. Off the court, the team was named as one of the AVCA Team Academic Award winners, recording a 3.5 grade point average for the 2008-09 academic year and Bys was tabbed to the All-MVC Scholar-Athlete first team. An assistant coach at South Dakota State from 2005-2007, McDaniel helped the Jackrabbits claim the 2007 Summit League title as well as a berth in the NCAA Tournament. During his tenure in Brookings, S.D., he spearheaded recruiting efforts for the SDSU program, as well as monitoring academic progress for the Jackrabbits, who were honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) with its Game Plan/AVCA Team Academic Award in 2005 and 2006. COACHING EXPERIENCE Head Coach Drake Universityy 2008-Present Assistant Coach South Dakota State e 2005-07 Assistant Coach New Mexico State e 2002-04 Head Coach J.H. Rose High Schooll 2000-02 EDUCATION Master of Science Counselor Education, Wisconsin-Platteville 1998 Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice, Culver-Stockton College 1996 (2002-04) as an assistant coach at New Mexico State. The Aggies were 86-15 during his tenure and claimed the Sun Belt Conference crown in each of his three campaigns while winning berths in the NCAA Tournament in 2003 and 2004. While in Las Cruces, N.M., he coached Stevi Adams (2004 Sun Belt Conference Most Outstanding Player and 2004 AVCA South All-Region Team), Trinia Cuseo (2003 AVCA South All-Region Team and 2003 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention) and Jackie Godber (2003 Sunbelt Defensive Player of the Year and 2003 AVCA South All-Region Team). In addition to his duties at New Mexico State, McDaniel was head coach of the Diamondback Volleyball Club in Las Cruces. During his last three years at South Dakota State, McDaniel played a part in helping lead the Jackrabbits to a 63-42 record, including the first-ever Division I NCAA Tournament appearance in school history in 2007. He helped further the development of Amy Anderson, the Summit League Tournament’s Most Valuable Player. The Mt. Zion, Ill., native served as head coach at J.H. Rose High School in Greenville, N.C. from 2000-02, where he was twice named as the Big East Conference 4A Coach of the Year (2000 & 2001) in directing the school to a 42-7 ledger. He also served as director of coaches for the East Carolina Junior Volleyball Club. McDaniel, 35, came to South Dakota State after spending three seasons He earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Culver-Stockton College in 1996 and a master’s degree in counselor education from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 1998. He competed on the soccer and tennis squads while at Culver-Stockton. MCDANIEL’S YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORD Head Coach Year School Drake 2008 TOTAL (one season) Record 12-20 12-20 Pct. .375 .375 Assistant Coach Year School 2007 South Dakota State 2006 South Dakota State South Dakota State 2005 New Mexico State 2004 New Mexico State 2003 New Mexico State 2002 TOTAL (six seasons) Record 25-11 22-12 16-19 30-3 30-5 26-7 149-57 Pct. .694 .647 .457 .909 .857 .788 .723 8 | True Blue GODRAKEBULLDOGS.COM

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