Dowling's Koszalka Named AVCA East Region Coach of the Year

Dowling's Koszalka Named AVCA East Region Coach of the Year
Oakdale, N.Y.- Alex Koszalka, head coach of the Dowling Women's Volleyball team, has been named the 2010 East Region DII Coach of the Year as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).  This marks Koszalka's second Coach of the Year recognition, receiving the honor in 2007 as well.  

In his ninth season as the head coach of the Dowling College volleyball program, Koszalkahas turned in yet another successful campaign for the Golden Lions. Under his leadership this season, Dowling has captured both the East Coast Conference regular season and tournament title and has appeared in the NCAA tournament for the ninth straight year. Producing the 2010 ECC Player of the Year and four All-ECC players, Koszalka has led the Golden Lions to a nearly perfect overall record of 30-1 with an 11-1 record in ECC play, including a 14-0 start without dropping a set. 
-Provided by Dowling Sports Information department.