By Dustin Semore
FHU Sports Information Director
After earning the Mid-South Conference’s Assistant Coach of the Year award, volleyball assistant coach Amanda Cunningham has been named as the AVCA NAIA Southeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year.
According to the American Volleyball Coaches Association, “The mission of the AVCA is to advance the sport of volleyball with AVCA coaches at the epicenter of leadership, advocacy and professional development. With a membership of almost 7,000 and counting, the AVCA provides a professional network for those individuals and companies dedicated to enhancing and promoting the sport. Members include collegiate, high school, club, youth and Olympic coaches, as well as volleyball club directors. The AVCA provides education to volleyball coaches, recognition of elite players and coaches, promotion of volleyball competitions throughout the world, and networking opportunities for volleyball products and services providers.”
Divided into 10 regions, the AVCA awarded honors to NAIA schools from Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Georgia, and Texas in its’ Southeast Region.
Honorees were selected by the association’s NAIA Selection Committee.