Mick Haley, 2019
Mick came to Los Angeles in 2000 to coach the USC women’s volleyball team after guiding the 2000 Sydney USA Women’s Olympic Team to 4th place finish. At USC he won 2 NCAA titles in 2002, 2003 with the 2003 team being the third unbeaten in NCAA history. Haley was voted AVCA Coach of the Year. The 2002 win made Haley the second NCAA coach to ever win titles at two schools (John Dunning).
Haley guided the Women of Troy to a 435-119 (.785) record in his 17 seasons (2001-17), six NCAA Volley Four appearances and 17 consecutive NCAA Tournament berths. He won 1981 AIAW and the historic 1988 NCAA title at Texas (first non-West Coast school), plus the two additional NCAA Titles at USC. He also coached Kellogg College in Battle Creek Michigan to six National JC titles (2 women/4 men). In 41 years of head coaching, he had a 1305-339-1 record (.794 winning percentage) with 47 All-Americans and 115 All-Conference players. He is in the AVCA, JC Coaches, Texas Women’s Athletics and Ball State Halls of Fame. Mick and his wife Carrie have two siblings and six grandchildren.