Utah Volleyball Head Coach Beth Launiere
Has a 425-238 career record for a .641 winning percentage and is 192-110 (.636) in conference matches.
Three-time AVCA West Region (2001, `06, `08) and Mountain West Conference (2004, `06, `08) Coach of the Year.
Utes have qualified for the NCAA Tournament 10 times.
Enters her 22nd season at Utah, the only school in which she has been a head coach.
Took over as head coach in 1990, inheriting a 1-32 team.
Coached the USA/BIP Team, which included Utah players Danielle Killpack and Morgan Odale, at the 2011 European Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia. Coached the Red Team of the USA National A2 Program in May of 2010 at the Open Division of the USA Open National Championships in Phoenix, Ariz.
Was an assistant coach for the U.S. Women's National Team at the 2009 FIVB World Grand Prix in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Li Miao, Chinese Taipei and Bangkok, Thailand.
President of the AVCA during the 2009 calendar year.
Won six Mountain West Conference titles (regular season and tournament combined).
Has recorded 13, 20-win seasons.
Guided seven Utes to All-America honors while 11 have garnered all-region accolades.
The 2011 incoming freshman class was listed 20th in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com and the 2005 freshman class was ranked the eighth-best in the nation by Volleyball Magazine.
Many of her players have represented Utah internationally in various US Olympic Development programs.
Has guided volleyball on the national stage as a member of the AVCA Board of Directors since 2004.
Served a three-year term as the Division I Coaches Volleyball Representative and prior to that served on the AVCA's All-America committee for five years (2004-09).
Her 2008 team went 26-6 overall and won the MWC title. After losing its first two league matches, Utah took 14 consecutive conference victories.
In 2006, set the school record for wins in a season (28), set the school and conference record for league wins (16) and became only the second MWC school ever to go undefeated in conference play. The team won a school-record 25 straight during the season and was ranked as high as ninth in the AVCA poll.
In 12 years of MWC play, 17 of Launiere's players earned 21 different All-MWC honors.