Dan Priest joins the Indiana Wesleyan coaching staff this year to serve in the roll of defensive coordinator.
Coach Priest played scholastic volleyball for seven years, two of which included AAU seasons with the Sky High and Sports Performance Volleyball clubs.
During Priest's senior season at Libertyville High School, he helped the Wildcats achieve a top ten ranking in the state of Illinois and was subsequently selected to the North Suburban All-Conference Volleyball Team. Priest finished his playing career at Wheaton College where he competed on the men's club team for one season.
Priest coached camps for Sky High his senior year of high school and has continued coaching ever since. Now, five years later, he has been actively coaching at both the AAU and collegiate NAIA levels.
During college he assistant coached for the Trinity International University Women's Volleyball team for three years, spending summers coaching at Sports Performance Skills camps. Most recently he served in a head coaching role for several Wisconsin Juniors VBC teams.
In 2010 coach Priest graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Sports and Wellness Management and with a minor in coaching.
Coach Priest is excited to be a part of the IWU Women's Volleyball Program for the 2011 season.