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Head Coach • Ninth Year • Long Beach, Calif. • Long Beach State ‘80
Oregon’s longest-tenured active head coach, Jim Moore continues to do what was once unthinkable — firmly positioning the volleyball program among the national elite. After eight years at the helm of the Oregon program, head coach Jim Moore has continuously helped the Ducks reach new heights. There was no exception last year as Oregon finished as the national runner-up at the NCAA Tournament in the program’s first finals appearance. The 2012 season was a banner year for Moore and the Ducks. UO finished the season with a 30-5 overall record and an 85.7 winning percentage, both of which are school-bests in the NCAA era. The mark boosted his record at Oregon to 166-86 (.627) while his 24-year mark as a head coach sits at 518-242 (.682). The achievements garnered acclaim for Moore who was named 2012 National Coach of the Year by Volleyball Magazine. The award was the third national honor of his career after being named the 2007 Collegiate Volleyball Update National Coach of the Year in 2007 and the AVCA Division II National Coach of the Year in 1993 at Northern Michigan.
THE JIM MOORE FILE • Three-time National Coach of the Year • 2012 Volleyball Magazine National Coach of the Year • 1993 NCAA Div. II National Coach of the Year • 2007 College Volleyball Update Coach of the Year • 2006 Pac-10 Conference Coach of the Year • Three-time AVCA/Tachikara Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year • Two-time Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference Coach of the Year • 1993 NCAA Div. II National Championship • Developed 28 All-Americans • One Big 12 Championship • 149All-Pac-12 / 15 All-Big 12 Selections • Once NCAA Div. 1 Player of the Year Award • Two NCAA Div. II Player of the Year Awards • Two Honda Broderick Award Winners • Developed two Olympians and eight National Team members
The writing was on the wall for the Ducks to make a deep run in the 2012 national tournament as Moore has made the team a staple in postseason play. During his eight-year tenure, Oregon has qualified for the NCAA Tournament six times, advancing to the third round in 2007 and 2008 while setting a new precedent for the squad in 2012. Overall, Moore owns a 10-6 postseason record at Oregon. Prior to Moore’s takeover at Oregon, the Ducks had gone 14 years without finishing a season with a winning record. In his second year, Moore turned the tables and brought winning fortunes to the UO program and never looked back. The 2006 team won 17 matches (17-12), a mark the team has not dropped below in each of the successive six years under Moore, during which UO has accumulated five seasons with 20 or more wins. In addition to rebuilding programs and promoting team success, Moore has developed world-class talent at
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the individual level. The most recent example is Oregon alum Alaina Bergsma being named AVCA National Player of the Year in 2012. The honor was the first for one of Moore’s student-athletes at the Division I level. Moore had previously coached two National Players of the year at the Division II level. Bergsma was not the only student-athlete to earn national attention in 2012. Lauren Plum joined her as a first-team All-American while Liz Brenner was named All-America Second Team. Nine of UO’s 10 All-America honors have come during Moore’s tenure, thanks to the history-making careers of Alaina Bergsma (1st, 2012, 3rd-2011), Liz Brenner (2nd – 2012) Neticia Enesi (3rd-2008, 2009), Gorana Maricic (1st-2008, 2nd- 2007), Sonja Newcombe (2nd2009) and Lauren Plum (1st - 2012). Moore’s players have racked up 12 of the Ducks’ 19 All-Conference honors courtesy of Bergsma and Plum (2011, 2012), Brenner (2012), Meyers (2010), Enesi (2008, 2009), Newcombe (2008, 2009) and Maricic (2007, 2008), and nine of its 15 honorable mentions from Haley Jacob (2012), Ariana Williams (2011, 2012), Bergsma (2010), Djordjevic (2009), Meyers (2007, 2009), Katie Swoboda (2008, 2007) and Newcombe (2006, 2007). Likewise, he has mentored six of Oregon’s 12 all-time Pac-12 All-Freshman Team selections - Liz Brenner (2011), Plum (2010), Fischer (2009), Meyers (2007), Newcombe (2006) and Mira Djuric (2005) - and three of its seven honorable mentions - Djordjevic (2006), Enesi (2006) and Swoboda (2005). The team’s excellence to academics certainly extends to the classroom. In 2005-06 and 2009-10, the team received the AVCA Academic Team Award after it combined for over 3.30 GPA’s each academic year. Fischer became the second Duck spiker to receive repeat Academic All-America acclaim but the first named three times, with first-team honors in 2011 and 2012 and the third team in 2010. Former pupils
Bergsma and Kristen Bitter were third-team choices under Moore in 2012 and 2006, respectively. Fischer was a three-time Academic All-District first-team selection, and four other recent pupils picked up similar honors – Bergsma (1st-2012), Kellie Kawasaki (3rd-2010), Djordjevic (2nd-2008, 3rd-2009) and Bitter (1st-2006). On Pac-10/12 All-Academic rolls Moore has had 13 student-athletes earn Pac-12 awards along with 24 honorable mentions selections Moore’s imprint on the program has resulted in Duck fans roaring in approval. UO stood 17th nationally in home crowd attendance in 2012 (2,102 per match) welcoming eight of its top-25 biggest crowds in school history. Altogether in his Duck coaching career, his teams have played in front of 23 of the 29 biggest crowds in school history. Prior to his arrival in Eugene, Moore served as head coach at Northern Michigan (1989-94, 2003-04), Kansas State (1994-97), Texas (1997-00) and Chico State (2001-02). Collegiate volleyball pundits respect him as a master program builder who is then able to take teams to the next level, warranted by the combined 143-228 record (.385) of four programs before his arrival. After his arrival, those same teams went on to produce a 268-118 (.694) overall mark. He has had to face many obstacles at each stop, beginning with his first season at Northern Michigan in 1989. Despite various recruiting challenges, his fiveyear tenure culminated in the Wildcats winning the 1993 NCAA II National Championship. Moore raised the perennial sub-.500 team to national dominance, highlighted by three consecutive trips to the NCAA Division II National Tournament quarterfinals, backto-back appearances in the national championship match, and finally the 1993 National Championship finishing with a phenomenal 38-1 season record. In 1994, he took over a Kansas State program that had gone 24-68 overall and 0-36 in league play the three years prior to his arrival, and responded with
three straight winning seasons and a 26-9 mark in 1996 (capped by the school’s first NCAA Tournament appearance). Following those efforts, Moore guided the storied Texas program to three NCAA Tournament appearances, a Big 12 Conference Championship, one Big 12 Player of the Year honor, seven All-America selections and eight All-Big 12 selections. After his Texas run, Moore guided Chico State to its first winning season in five years, and resurrected a program that had gone 15-75 the three years prior to his arrival to 16-13 and 18-8 records, and four All-CCHA selections. Moore’s last stop before arriving in Eugene was an incredible two-year return to Northern Michigan that produced 50 wins in 58 matches. Before his coaching career, the Long Beach, Calif., native played two years at San Bernardino Valley College, followed by a two-year stint at Long Beach State, where he earned his bachelor’s degree (1980) and later his master’s in health science. His first coaching position was at California’s Rim of the World High School, where his teams went 134-27 (.832) in five seasons, and his 1981 team captured the state championship. He then spent four years at Mayfair High (Calif.), and his last two teams went 26-2 and 28-2 respectively, before he moved to Northern Michigan. Moore and his wife, Stacy Metro, have two children: Matthew (16) and Michael (14).
MOORE’S CAREER COACHING RECORD Years
Northern Michigan (Five years)
9-2 (.818) NCAA II
Kansas State (Three years)
2-2 (.500) NCAA I
Texas (Four years)
6-3 (.667) NCAA I
Chico State (Two years)
Northern Michigan (Two years)
3-2 (.600) NCAA II
Oregon (Ninth year)
10-6 (.625) NCAA I
TINA JOHNSON-LOCKHART Assistant Coach • Ninth Year • Houston, Texas • Houston ‘90
JOHNSON-LOCKHART FILE AS A COACH • University of Texas assistant coach, 1990-2001 • Helped recruit and coach: - 34 All-America selections - 57 all-conference honorees - 34 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 recruits - 25 High School All-Americans
AS A PLAYER • All-Southwest Conference first team honoree • AVCA All-Region first team choice at Houston • All-District honors and team MVP at Marymount College level, and is able to convey that to her studentathletes. As a former outside player, she is a key ingredient in the development of the UO hitters. When she’s not on the sidelines coaching, she coordinates team travel and recruiting. While at Texas from 1990-2001, she directed the Longhorn Volleyball Camps, which brought more than 1,200 junior high and high school players to the Austin campus.
Considered one of the top professionals in her field, Tina Johnson-Lockhart is in her ninth season as a Duck volleyball assistant coach and a key part of one of the nation’s top coaching staffs. Working mainly with Oregon’s hitters, she has guided the Ducks’ offense to a record-breaking run. The UO offense has posted its five-best hitting percentage totals in school history - .289 (2008), .281 (2012), .267 (2007), .266 (2009) and .256 (2010) - that easily outdistanced the former record (.249) from 1994. UO’s kills totals have equally exploded over the span with four of the teams’ totals during the past eight seasons ranking in the top 10 of program history. Johnson-Lockhart’s impact is evidenced in the individual records as well. Nine of the top 10 single-season point marks were set while she has been on staff along with seven of the top-10 marks for single-season hitting percentage. She has also coached half of the top-10 list for career kills. One of the most accomplished hitters to play for Johnson-Lockhart was All-American Sonja Newcombe who ended her career in 2009 and is still the record-holder in points (1,852) while ranking fourth on the all-time kills list (1,580).
In 2007, Gorana Maricic broke UO’s season records for points (679), points per set (6.07), and kills per set (5.50), the last of which led the Pac-10 and ranked fourth nationally. Johnson-Lockhart helped Maracic (2007, 2008) become the first Duck to earn multiple All-America honors and has now brought that number up to three with the additions of Neticia Enesi (2008, 2009) Alaina Bergsma (2011, 2012), each of whom litter the UO offensive record books. Throughout her career the Houston, Texas, native has been the driving force in attracting a collection of the nation’s top athletes as an assistant. Among the arsenal during her collegiate tenure are two Olympians, 34 All-America selections, 57 allconference honorees, 34 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 Players and 25 scholastic All-Americans. In addition to bringing some of the nation’s top talent to her coaching stops, Lockhart’s time on the court has helped her bring an understanding and intensity to recruiting and coaching that make her a valuable member of the staff. A former University of Houston student-athlete, Johnson-Lockhart has experienced the challenges of excelling both on and off the court at the collegiate
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A 1990 graduate of Houston, she earned a business administration degree in management. She attended Marymount College of Kansas, earning all-district and team MVP honors, prior to transferring to Houston. She was a 1989 first team All-Southwest Conference player for the Cougars, leading the conference in kills that year. She earned AVCA First-Team All-Region honors in 1988, her first year with the program. The former Tina Johnson is married to Marcus Lockhart, and they have two 10-year-old children, Analise and Savion. Her mother Linda Taylor also resides in Eugene.
Assistant Coach • NinthYear • Lakewood, Calif. • Northern Michigan ‘94
AS A COACH • 35 All-Conference Selections • 9 All-American Selections
AS A PLAYER • Northern Michigan Sports Hall of Fame • Lakewood (Calif.) Sports Hall of Fame • NCAA II National Champion, 1993 • NCAA II Honda Player of the Year, 1993-94 • Two-time AVCA National Player of the Year • 13 MVP awards in 16 collegiate tournaments Metro is equally well-known as one of the most decorated volleyball players in NCAA Division II history. She was the first two-time AVCA National Player of the Year and a three-time first-team All-American (1991, 1992, and 1993). She added Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Player of the Year honors in both 1992 and 1993, and was an all-conference selection in 1991, 1992, and 1993. In the classroom, she was pegged a GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-American in 1993, and received the 1993-94 Honda Award as the National Athlete of the Year for NCAA Division II.
Stacy Metro is in her eighth season as a member of Oregon’s full-time coaching staff after serving as a volunteer assistant in 2005. Her resume as a player and assistant coach have made her one of the hottest commodities in the collegiate game. Metro works with all facets of the program, including the team’s hitters, blockers, recruiting and academics. The Ducks are coming off a season in which Metro helped mentor two outside hitters to All-America status. Alaina Bergsma was named a 2012 first-team All-American as well as the AVCA National Player of the Year while sophomore Liz Brenner joined the All-American Second Team. Setter Lauren Plum was the third Duck to be nationally recognized, also a first-team All-American. During her tenure, Metro has coached six individuals to nine All-America honors. Five of those players were either outside hitters or middle blockers, including each of the three repeat All-Americans Alaina Bergsma (2012, 2011), Neticia Enesi (2009, 2008) and Gorana Maricic (2008, 2007). Metro’s impact on UO’s academic success is equally obvious. Under her watch, UO student-athletes have earned five Academic All-America honors. Alaina Bergsman (2012) and Kristin Bitter (2006) were each named to the third team while outside hitter Katherine Fischer was a three-time Academic All-American with her 4.0 GPA that landed first-team honors in 2011 and 2012 as well as third-team recognition in 2010. In recent seasons, seven Ducks have picked up Academic All-District honors – Bergsma (1st – 2012), Fischer (1st – 2012, 2011, 2010), Kellie Kawasaki (3rd
- 2010), Nevena Djordjevic (2nd - 2008, 3rd - 2009) and Kristen Bitter (1st - 2006) In addition, the team has earned 13 Academic AllPac-10/12 nods – Fischer (1st – 2012, 2011, 2010), Kawasaki (2nd - 2012), Bergsma (2nd - 2011), Lauren Gross (2nd- 2010, 2011), Djordjevic (2nd - 2009, 2007), Bitter (1st- 2005, 2006) and Erin Little (2nd - 2005, 1st- 2006). Metro began her coaching career by helping head coach Jim Moore resurrect the Kansas State program. Prior to their arrival, KSU had lost 36 straight conference matches, and within three years the team advanced to the second round of the 1996 NCAA Division I playoffs and ranked top 25. Metro’s impact at K-State was particularly evident in the skill and progress her players made. All three years Metro coached, K-State had a winning record, and an unrecruited player went on to become an All-Big 12 setter. As the recruiting coordinator, Metro garnered K-State its first “Fab 50” player, as well as its first All-American. After the 1996 season, she traveled with Moore to Austin, Texas when he was tabbed as the Texas head coach. She took four years off to start their family and raised their children, Matthew and Michael, and also coached with the Club Austin Volleyball program.
Her jersey was retired from Northern Michigan University in a ceremony in 1994, and she was later inducted into the school’s sports hall of fame in October 2004. In 1993, she led Northern Michigan to the NCAA Division II National Championship. Metro paced an offense that turned around a losing program three years prior to her arrival, resulting in a record of 99-14 during her tenure. She also helped NMU to the Elite Eight, initiating a run of seven straight postseason appearances. Her senior year, she led the country in attack percentage (.510) and assists (12.37 assists per set), and still remains second in school history in career blocks per set as a non-middle blocker. Metro was named all-tournament in every tournament of her career, and MVP in 13 out of her 16 tournaments. After her collegiate career, she trained in San Diego at the end of 1993 and joined Team USA in 1994 after a professional stint in Peru. The Lakewood, Calif., native Metro is a Mayfair High School graduate and member of the Lakewood Sports Hall of Fame. She studied initially at the University of Colorado, but left the Buffaloes for NMU in 1990. She graduated from NMU in 1993 with a marketing degree. She and husband Jim Moore have two children: Matthew Ryan (16), and Michael Reed (14).
After her absence from collegiate coaching, she returned with Moore to help oversee the Cal StateChico women’s volleyball team. The duo revitalized a program that had repeatedly come in last in its conference to become a contender for the NCAA Division II National Tournament with two successive winning seasons. www.GoDucks.com
DUCK STAFF Ron Beick is in his first year with the Ducks and while he may be new to Oregon, he is anything but new to the volleyball coaching scene. Beick brings 34 years of coaching experience to the sideline with him, spending time at the high school and club levels since 1979. Beick has 29 years’ experience at the high school level, boasting a 524-188 overall record during his time at four different schools. He most recently coached at North Medford High School (19942008) where he was named Oregon Coach of the Year in 1998 and 2007. The Alhambra, Calif., native also co-founded three club programs, including the Rogue Valley Volleyball Club where he currently serves as the High School Director and coach. Beick earned a bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego while acquiring a master’s degree from UCLA. He and his wife Molly have three sons, Kevin, Doug and Tim, all of whom attend UO.
• Volunteer Coach • First Year • San Diego ‘78
• Director of Operations / Video Coordinator
• Assistant Athletic Trainer
• Marketing Director
• Team Manager
• Coordinator of Student
• Facility Assistant Director
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• Assistant Strength Coach
• Facility Director
• Sr. Associate AD - Facilities
• Assistant Director of Athletic Communications