Beth Launiere enters her 31st season at the helm of the Utah volleyball program in 2020, and is coming off one of the most successful season’s in the programs history.
Launiere was named the Pac-12 Coach of the Year after leading the Utes to a 24-10 record and the program’s fourth Sweet 16 in program history. Along with earning her first Pac-12 Coach of the Year honor, she also was named the AVCA West Region Coach of the Year for the fourth time.
🏆 30 seasons at Utah
🏆 AVCA West region Coach of the Year (2001, 2006, 2008, 2019)
🏆 Pac-12 Coach of the Year (2019)
🏆 Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year (2004, 2006, 2008)
🏆 Don Reddish Award (1998, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005)
Launiere’s impact on the sport goes well beyond the court. She has guided volleyball on the national stage as the AVCA President during the 2009 calendar year and as the President-Elect in 2008. She has also been a member of the AVCA Board of Directors since 2004 and served a three-year term as the Division I Volleyball Coaches Representative from 2005 to 2007 after being a part of the AVCA’s All-America Committee for six years.