UMD's May is AVCA Assistant Coach of the Year

By KBJR News 1

December 13, 2012 Updated Dec 14, 2012 at 12:00 AM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) volleyball assistant coach Christyn May has been named by the American Volleyball Coaches' Association (AVCA) as the national assistant coach of the year, it was announced on Thursday.

May has been with the Bulldogs since 2002, serving under head coach Jim Boos in each of his 11 seasons with UMD. She worked the 2002 and 2003 seasons as a volunteer and has been full-time since then in the UMD program.

The Palisade, Neb. native spent four seasons coaching with her alma mater, Nebraska-Omaha, before coming to UMD, serving there as a student assistant, graduate assistant, and volunteer assistant coach.

The Bullodgs have compiled a record of (298-57) since May began in 2002, qualifiying for 11 NCAA Division II tournaments and winning seven Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) championships.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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