After parting ways with the winningest coach in program history before the 2019 season, it took over two months for Missouri State University to find a full-time replacement to lead its volleyball program.
Missouri State has found a permanent coach to lead its volleyball program after parting ways with the winningest coach in program history before the 2019 season.
It’s been over five months since renowned Missouri State volleyball coach Melissa Stokes resigned following allegations that she broke NCAA rules.
While the search for a new head football coach had taken most of the attention recently, the Missouri State Bears are also continuing their national search for a new head volleyball coach.
For the first time in 21 years, the volleyball Bears’ season is over before the Missouri Valley Conference tournament begins.
Despite being in graduate school 1,500 miles away at Stanford, one of the best players for the Missouri State volleyball program said she was “incredibly sad” to see Melissa Stokes’ career end after nearly 25 years as the head coach in August.
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