2002 AVCA/TACHIKARA TWO-YEAR COLLEGE National Coach of the year

12/19/2002

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KISHWAUKEE'S WAYNE KING NAMED

2002 AVCA/TACHIKARA TWO-YEAR COLLEGE

NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), in conjunction with Tachikara USA, Inc, is proud to announce that Wayne King of Kishwaukee Community College (Ill.) has been selected as the 2002 AVCA/Tachikara Two-Year College National Coach of the Year.

Kishwaukee's 2002 season (57-2) ended on a high note as the Kougars won NJCAA Division II National Championship for the second straight year. King was named the NJCAA National Tournament Coach of the Year for the third time and was also the AVCA/Tachikara Two-Year College Midwest Region Coach of the Year in 2001.

King has finished his fifth year at Kishwaukee and has led his team to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament three of those years. In 2000, his team finished fifth before winning the tournament the last two years. He was named Arrowhead Conference Coach of the Year all five years and was also the District Coach of the Year three times.

His overall coaching career record at Kishwaukee is 238-22 and has never lost a conference match (56-0). He has coached six AVCA Two-Year College All-Americans.

King has been a club coach for several years and started his own club program (Club Fusion and Wisconsin Power) four years ago. His club team has made it to the USA Junior Volleyball National Tournament for eight straight years.

Tachikara will formally present the National Coach of the Year award on Dec. 19 in New Orleans at the AVCA/Tachikara Coach of the Year banquet. The brunch is held in conjunction with the 2002 AVCA National Convention. 
  
 

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