Stewart McDole has been at the helm of the Graceland College volleyball program for the last 21 years. During 13 of those years, he has led the squad to the Heart of America Athletic Conference title and named the HAAC Coach of the Year 12 times. McDole has served on the AVCA Board of Directors as the NAIA Representative and was a member of the AVCA Executive Committee. McDole also teaches health and physical education at Graceland. He received the AVCA Founders Award in 1997.