Andy Banachowski has been at the helm of the UCLA Bruins for 37 years. Since the program's inception in 1965, he has been an important part for all but two years. He was named the AVCA National Coach of the Year in 1989. Banachowski was a four-time AVCA Region Coach of the Year and a five-time Pac-10 Coach of the Year in 1989. He received the AVCA Founders Award in 1992 for his part in establishing the AVCA and he was inducted into the Volleyball Hall of Fame in 1997. Banachowski became the first women's volleyball coach to reach 900-career wins on Sept. 1, 2001. The Bruins have won six national championships, including three NCAA with the last title coming in 1991.