May 30, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Doug Sly, (509) 793-2003
Vikings hire new volleyball coach
Big Bend Community College has hired Steve Duncan as head volleyball coach, according to Athletic Director Preston Wilks.
Duncan has moved to the area and is already recruiting for the Vikings. He has seven players returning from last year’s team and good players coming to campus for visits.
“It is my dream job, to take the reins of my own team,” said Duncan, who has been the assistant coach for several successful volleyball programs.
Duncan has 10 years of coaching experience, including at Eisenhower and West Valley high schools, and Yakima Community College. The teams he helped coach at West Valley and Eisenhower had five state berths and one state championship.
He was an assistant coach at Central Washington University when the Wildcats had their first NCAA tournament berth in six years.
Duncan received awards for leadership and academic excellence while attending CWU. He graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and School Health.
His hobbies including golf and mountain biking. He most recently worked for the Community Services Department of the City of Temecula in California. He is the founder of the Holwegner Classic Volleyball Tournament, an outdoor doubles tournament that raises money for young children suffering from life threatening ailments.
Duncan replaces Allison Baker, who coached Vikings volleyball last year.