This award was created in 2009 to honor up-and- coming coaching talent at all levels of the sport. To qualify for the award nominees had to be 30 years old or younger in 2012. The list of winners will be featured in the upcoming May edition of Coaching Volleyball.
Oklahoma Baptist got one last acknowledgement for its volleyball team to hang its hat on – the best ranking in the program's history.
The NAIA Postseason Coaches' Poll has the Lady Bison moving from 10th to fifth in the nation.