Meet the Director
Director - Coach Nancy Cole
Coach Cole is in her 17th year as women’s head volleyball coach at Houghton. Her teams have won 288 matches during that time. She led her team to their first-ever appearance at the NAIA National Championships in 1998. Posting a record of 27-9, the team won both their conference and regional championships to claim the right to advance to the National Tournament. In 2000, the team once again won both its conference and regional championships and advanced to the NAIA National Tournament. Cole was named American Mideast Conference North Division Coach of the Year in 2002. This year marks a new transition for Houghton athletics. Houghton teams competed in the Empire 8 Conference , NCAA DIII this season. The volleyball team went 18-11 in regular season play.