July 29, 2008
Riesenberg joins coaching staff
EVANSVILLE, Ind.—The University of Southern Indiana announced that Andy Riesenberg has joined its volleyball coaching staff for the 2008 season. He will assist Head Coach Leah Mercer in all aspects of the USI volleyball program.
Riesenberg most recently served as the Director of Volleyball Operations at the MidAmerica Sports Center in Louisville, Kentucky. His duties included directing adult leagues, high school and club tournaments, camps, a youth program, and advertising.
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Riesenberg has an extensive background at the club level, where he has coached in Louisville, Chicago, and Cincinnati. He most recently coached for the Mid-America Volleyball Association (MAVA) and the Presentation Academy, leading the 18-Blue squad to three third-place tournament finishes and the 18-Elite squad to five top-10 tournament finishes. His 18-Blue squad ended the season with a top 15 regional ranking and was in the top 15 of the Junior Volleyball Director's Association.
During his coaching career, Riesenberg coached and promoted players to schools such as the Ohio State University, the University of South Florida, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Louisville, and Bellarmine University.
"Andy brings a lot of experience to the program and has some great accomplishments under his belt," Mercer said. "His experience at the club level will be a big asset to USI volleyball."
Riesenberg earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the College of Mount St. Joseph in 2003.
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