2011 Volleyball Coaches
AngieByrd
Head Coach - 1st Season
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Angie Byrd is in her first season as Head Volleyball coach with Seminole State College. At the completion of the season, she has compiled a 35-5 record and a Region II Coach of the Year Award. Under her helm, she coached a Region II MVP, three All-Region players, and a NJCAA All-American.

 

Before coming to SSC, Byrd coached at Northwest-Shoals Community College in Muscle Shoals, Alabama where she posted a 126-40 overall record and a 63-11 conference record. While there, Byrd coached 20 All-Region Team players, 12 ACCC State Tournament All-Tournament Team players, 3 ACCC State Tournament MVP's, an ACCC Player of the Year, and a NJCAA All-American. Byrd has also been named ACCC Coach of the Year twice as well as Region 22 and District P Coach of the Year three times. Prior to becoming the head volleyball coach, Angie served one year as an assistant volleyball coach at NW-SCC for the 2004-2005 season. She has also served one year as head women's volleyball coach at Bradshaw High School in Florence, AL. She also was head coach for the Northwest Alabama Volleyball Club Team for girl's ages13-18 years old during 2006-2008. Coach Byrd also served as an instructor for the NW-SCC and UNA Volleyball Camps since the summer of 2000 and with Seward County Community College in 1998-2000.

 

As a player, Byrd earned First-Team All-Conference, First-Team All-State, MVP, Outstanding Blocker and Hitter, Beaufort Gazette player of the week numerous times as well as Female Player of the Year, and Female Athlete of the year at Battery Creek High School in Burton, South Carolina. She then went on a scholarship to play at Seward County Community College in Liberal, Kansas where she was selected NJCAA Division I Second-Team All-American, a First Team All-Conference, First Team All-Region, and was selected all-tournament team at the NJCAA Division 1 National Tournament. While at Seward, she ranked first nationally in blocks (2.52 bpg) & fourth in the nation in hitting percentage (.472). Angie continued her college playing career at the University of North Alabama. As a senior, ranked third in the nation among middle blockers and was also selected to play in Europe for the USA Junior National Team. While at UNA, she earned a bachelor's degree in Health & Physical Education Recreation (HPER) with an emphasis in Fitness Management and a master's degree in Health Promotion and Human Performance.

 

Angie now resides in Seminole, Oklahoma with her husband Doug, daughter Jordyn and sons Jalen and Jamar.

 
DougByrd
Assistant Coach - 1st Season
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Doug Byrd is in his first season with Seminole State College. Doug previously coached at Northwest-Shoals Community College in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Doug has lent his expertise to help the Patriots compile a 51-11 overall record and a 22-5 conference record. Byrd has helped coach 20 All-Region Team players, 12 ACCC State Tournament All-Tournament Team players, 3 ACCC State Tournament MVP's, an ACCC Player of the Year, and a NJCAA All-American.

 

Doug served as a volunteer assistant coach from 2003-08. He also was assistant coach for the Northwest Alabama Volleyball Club Team for girl's ages13-18 years old during 2006-2008 and served as an instructor for the NW-SCC Volleyball Camps since the summer of 2007.

 

Doug played basketball at Southeast High School in Wichita, KS from 1993 to 1997 where he was a City League Honorable Mention selection. He continued his basketball career at Seward County Community College in Liberal, KS. There he learned the sport of volleyball while he helped his basketball team to the National Tournament in 1998. He went on to play a season at Friends University in Wichita, KS where he helped to take a 2-26 team to 17-15 record, and became an All-Conference selection. He graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration Computer Information Systems.

 

Doug now resides in Seminole, OK with his wife Angie and three children Jordyn, Jalen, and Jamar.