Coaches' Stories: Stephanie Moreno

Assistant Coach, University of San Diego


Stephanie's Bio            Stephanie's Journey            Stephanie's Story 



Stephanie Moreno is entering her third season as an assistant coach for the University of San Diego and will assist head coach Jennifer Petrie will all aspects of the game.

In 2007, Moreno helped lead USD to its second consecutive West Coast Conference championship and its eighth straight trip to the NCAA Tournament. Moreno helped five Toreros earn all-WCC honors in 2007.

In her first season as an assistant coach with the Toreros, Moreno helped guide San Diego to its fourth West Coast Conference championship, and helped the team advance into the Sweet-16 of the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three seasons. Moreno also helped guide Kristen Carlson to the WCC Player of the Year, as well as helping five USD players take home All-WCC accolades.

Moreno, a 2002 graduate of USD, joins the Toreros coaching staff after serving as an assistant coach at Cal State Fullerton helping guide the Titans to a 14-15 record, only the fourth team in program history to reach the 14 win mark. Moreno has also served as the head coach at Menlo Middle School and Menlo High School in addition to serving as an assistant for the City Beach Volleyball Club in Santa Clara, Calif. Moreno also served as an assistant coach at Menlo College for two seasons (2003-04) where the Oaks went a perfect 18-0 in 2004 to win the California Pacific Conference championship. While at Menlo, Moreno was instrumental in helping the Oaks improve from a 5-17 team in 2002 to a 21-3 team in 2004 also recruiting the 2004 CPC Freshman of the Year.

Moreno, who earned her bachelors degree in English with a minor in communications, was part of the 1998 West Coast Conference championship Torero volleyball squad and was the only player to play in all 101 games that season. Both Moreno's 1998 and 1999 seasons, the Toreros advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Moreno is currently attaining her master's degree in sports management from University of San Francisco.


Bio courtesy of the University of San Diego Athletics' Web site   


Stephanie's Journey 

Played in College: University of San Diego (1998-1999)
Coaching Position #1: Head Coach--Menlo Middle School & Menlo High School Freshman Team (2003-2004)
                                          Assistant Coach--Menlo College (2003-2004)
                                          Club Coach--Club City Beach 15s
Coaching Position #2: Volunteer Assistant--Cal State Fullerton (2005)
                                          Club Coach--Impact 18s
Coaching Position #3: Assistant Coach--University of San Diego (2006-present)


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