Jan. 4, 2017
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has announced the election of University of Michigan head coach Mark Rosen as the AVCA president-elect for the 2017 calendar year. Rosen just finished his 18th season at the helm of Michigan's volleyball program and has served as a head volleyball coach in the NCAA since 1992.
"I'm honored to have the opportunity to serve in a role of leadership for our coaches association," said Rosen. "I've been a member of the AVCA for over 25 years, and it's been great for me professionally, so it's great to be able to give back is. I'm really looking forward to this opportunity and the challenges that it will present."
Rosen was elected by members of the AVCA at the end of the 2016 calendar year and officially assumed the role of president-elect on Jan. 1, 2017. In total, the elected appointment is a four-year position. Rosen will serve as the president-elect for the 2017 year before serving as the President for 2018 and 2019. For the 2020 calendar year, Rosen will serve as a past president.
Rosen has also served on the Board of Directors in the past as a Division I representative.
Since 1981, the AVCA has served as a resource for coaches and players, and its mission is to advance and promote the sport of volleyball across the United States.
Sandy Vong, Michigan's head coach from 1973-83, also sits on the Board of Directors as an at-large representative. For the full list of the AVCA Board of Directors, visit www.avca.org.
Communications Contact: Katie Gwinn Hewitt