AVCA Two-Year College National Coach of the Year

 

Cliff Hastings - Parkland College
Monica Medvid - Hillsborough Community College

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (December 10, 2015) - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce that Parkland College Head Women's Volleyball Coach Cliff Hastings has been selected as the 2015 AVCA Two Year College National Coach of the Year, while Hillsborough Community College Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach Monica Medvid has been named the AVCA Two-Year College Assistant Coach of the Year. These two coaches will also be honored at the Jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon on December 17th in conjunction with the AVCA Convention in Omaha, Nebraska.


Cliff Hasting's Fast Facts
Season No. 7 leading the Cobras
NJCAA Division II National Champions
Their second NJCAA National Championship in program history (1999)
Finished the season a perfect 57-0
NJCAA Division II Coach of the Tournament
Dropped just nine sets all season
161-5 overall record over the last three seasons
Ranked third nationally in hitting percentage (.299) and first in assists (2,117), kills (2,310) and blocks (666)
Freshman middle Sofi Kelemete is the AVCA Two Year College National Player of the Year
Kelemente led NJCAA Division II in blocks per set (2.02)

 

Monica Medvid's Fast Facts
Has been with the Hawks since 2004
Finished third in the NJCAA National Championships
The recruiting coordinator, strength and conditioning coordinator, and offensive assistant coordinator
Continues to work with both grassroots volleyball development and high potential athlete development in the spring
Her second time winning the honor (2009).