Laurie Corbelli

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Laurie Corbelli
Personal information
Born Laurie Flachmeier Corbelli
January 28, 1957 (1957-01-28) (age 58)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Laurie Flachmeier Corbelli (born January 28, 1957 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former professional indoor volleyball player. She is currently the head coach of the Texas A&M Aggies women's volleyball team, a position she has served since 1993.

Corbelli is married to John Corbelli, assistant coach of A&M volleyball and the Previous USA Olympic Team, and have two kids Rachel and Russell. They currently reside in College Station, Texas.

Playing career[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 1976 Most Valuable Player, National AAU Junior Olympics Championship Tournament
  • 1977 USVBA Rookie of the Year, National Tournament, Hilo, Hawaii
  • 1984 Silver Medalist, 1984 Olympic Games, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1987 Most Valuable Player, Major League Volleyball
  • 1987-89 Major League Volleyball All-Star and All-Pro Team
  • 1989 Most Valuable Player, Major League Volleyball All-Star Game
  • 1992 USVBA Player of the Year, National Tournament, Senior Division
  • Three-time USVBA All-American (1985, 1986, 1992)
  • 1998 USA Volleyball/Flo Hyman All-Time Great Player Award

Coaching career[edit]

Corbelli began her head coaching career at the University of San Francisco, where she served from 1986–89. She compiled a 39–71 overall record there. In 1990, she moved to Santa Clara University, accumulating a 61–35 record in three seasons. In 1993, she started coaching at Texas A&M University, and continues to serve as the head coach there.

Coaching honors[edit]

  • 1987 West Coast Athletic Conference Women's Volleyball Coach of the Year
  • 1991 West Coast Conference Co-Coach of the Year
  • 1992 West Region Coach of the Year
  • 1992 West Coast Conference Coach of the Year
  • 1994 Southwest Conference Co-Coach of the Year
  • 1995 District VI Coach of the Year
  • 1995 Southwest Conference Coach of the Year
  • 2000 Texas A&M Coach of the Year
  • 2013 Earned 500th Match Win

Other honors[edit]

  • 1989 Garland Sports Hall of Fame[2]
  • 1994 Texas Lutheran College Athletic Hall of Honor
  • 1994 NAIA Hall of Fame
  • 1998-2000 Honorary Co-Chair of the Children's Miracle Network for Brazos Valley
  • 2002 USA Volleyball/George L. Fisher "Leader in Volleyball"
  • 2006 L.V. Berkner High School Hall of Honor

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