Atfer an extensive search, the volleyball team has a new head coach - Eric Stark. Stark was an assistant coach for the Eastern Michigan Eagles from 2010-12. During his time there the team had the best turnaround in program history. In 2009 the Eagles were 5-28, and in 2010 they were 24-11. Eastern Michigan was never below .500 while Stark was there. Prior to joining the Eastern Michigan staff, Stark spent three seasons at Oberlin College. He was the assistant coach for two years and the associate head coach for one year. During that time, Oberlin's volleyball team broke nearly every team and individual record in their history. The team also finished one season with the most wins in a seaon and their best conference finish in school history.
The volleyball team is hosting a scholarship golf outing on Friday May 2nd at West Shore Country Club in Grosse Ile. Registration will begin at noon with a shotgun start at 1:00pm. All proceeds will benefit the University of Michigan-Dearborn Volleyball Scholarship Fund.
After 692 wins and 32 years of being the Head Coach, Mike Gibson has retired as the Head Coach of the Michigan-Dearborn volleyball team. Gibson started the team in 1982 as a club team, one year later the team was elevated to varsity status. He is the only volleyball head coach in school history. He finishes his career with a 692-691 record, and he entered this season as the fifth winningest active volleyball coach in the NAIA.