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Director - Coach Nancy Cole

 Coach Cole is in her 18th year as women’s head volleyball coach at Houghton. Her teams have won 308 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 compete in the Empire 8 Conference , NCAA DIII. This year the volleyball team posted a record of 20-11 with several players earning All- Conference E8 awards and All-Region NCCAA awards.