Dennis Janzen

Dennis  Janzen
Volunteer Assistant

In second year as volunteer assistant at WWU ... Head women's coach at Fresno Pacific University for 26 years (1983-91, 1994-2010) ... Posted career record of 867-168 ... His teams had streaks of 121 home-court victories and 91 regular-season wins while competing in Golden State Athletic Conference, the country's strongest NAIA volleyball alignment ... Four times named National Coach of the Year, while directing FPU to six national titles and 20 national appearances ... Named GSAC Coach of the Year 11 times, leading teams to 16 league championships ... Inducted into three Athletics Hall of Fames - NAIA, Fresno (Calif.) and Fresno Pacific; and received USA Volleyball Dorothy Boyce Moment Award in 2010 ... Also served as assistant men's coach at Penn State University (1992-93) and University of Southern California (1993-95) ... Worked with USA men's national team in 1992 and coached U.S. Olympic Festival men's teams in 1991 and 1995 ... Currently serves on American Volleyball Coaches Association Education and Publications Committee ... Obtained doctorate degree in psychology of sport at USC, master's degree in physical education at University of Northern Colorado and bachelor's degree in P.E. and health at Tabor College ... Full professor at FPU ... Served as Director of Athletics at FPU from 2004 to 2013, being named GSAC AD of the Year in 2009 ... Was FPU's first Director of Athletic Development from 1995 to 2004 ... Founder and director of Elite Performance 21st, an organization that provides high performance education services for coaches and athletics administrators ... He and wife Jeanne have two children - son Michael and daughter Annemarie ... 63 years old.


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