Russell Brock (volleyball)

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Russell Brock
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamLSU
ConferenceSEC
Biographical details
BornBaytown, Texas
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
Playing career
1993–1996USC
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996–2005Baytown Christian Academy
2006–2008Rice (indoor) (volunteer asst.)
2009–2013Rice (indoor) (asst.)
2014–2016LSU (beach) (Assoc. HC)
2017–presentLSU (beach)

Russell Brock is the head coach of the LSU Tigers women's beach volleyball team.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Brock began his college coaching career as a volunteer assistant coach for the Rice Owls women's indoor volleyball team in 2006.[2] Starting in 2009, Brock became a full-time assistant coach for the Rice women's indoor volleyball team.[2]

In 2014, Brock became associate head coach for the LSU Tigers women's beach volleyball team under head coach Fran Flory.[1][3] After the 2016 season, Flory resigned as beach volleyball coach to continue to focus on her duties as LSU Tigers women's volleyball head coach.[4] Brock was then promoted from associate head coach to head coach of the LSU women's beach volleyball team beginning with the 2017 season.[4][5][6]

Russell made the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship tournament in each his first three seasons as LSU beach head coach from 2017 to 2019.

Playing career[edit]

A 1996 graduate of the University of Southern California, Brock was a 4-year letterman for the USC Trojans men's volleyball team.[2] Brock held the program’s all-time record for digs tallying 956, a record he held for 10 years.[4] He also set an NCAA record with 45 matches of 10-plus digs.[4]

Collegiate Head Coaching Record[edit]

Beach[edit]

Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
LSU (Coastal Collegiate Sports Association) (2017–present)
2017 LSU 27–8 NCAA Championship Tournament
2018 LSU 26–12 NCAA Championship Tournament
2019 LSU 31–8 NCAA Championship Tournament
LSU: 124–56
Total: 124–56

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Russell Brock". lsusports.net. Retrieved 2018-08-06.
  2. ^ a b c "Russell Brock". riceowls.com. Retrieved 2018-08-06.
  3. ^ "Women's sand volleyball -- can you dig it? LSU and Tulane can". nola.com. Retrieved 2018-08-06.
  4. ^ a b c d "Russell Brock Promoted to Head Coach". lsusports.net. Retrieved 2018-08-06.
  5. ^ "2018 LSU Beach Volleyball Record Book". lsusports.net. Retrieved 2018-08-06.
  6. ^ "LSU becoming beach power but nowhere near a beach". volleyballmag.com. Retrieved 2018-08-06.

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