MIVA Coach of the year May 1971
Brinkley, freshman. LHS graduate named MIVA Ciach of Year Dennis J. Keihn has culminated the most successful season for the 'Indiana' Tech Warriors ia their history with being named .the MTVA (Midwest Intercollegiate ; Volleyball Association) -Coach of the Year. Keihn, in his second year at Tech, has an 28-5 record lor the year and an impressive 51-12 record for the last two seasons. seasons. He led the spikers to the regional championship and 2nd place in NAIA NaUoonal Tournament Tournament for the last two years. The team also placed second behind Ball State, 3rd place team in th« NCAA Tournament, in the MIVA standings improving on their tlurd place last year. As MIVA Coach of the Year, he coached the MIVA League All- Stars (in schools where volleyball is a varsity sport) in a match against the MIVA Club All-Stars at the • awards banquet held at Ohio State last weekend. The team which Included Steve Hen* son. Terry Tegtmeicr. and Mik» Gensic won. Gensic was on altercate altercate for MIVA All-Star. Rick Wells. Keihn only recently returned from the AAU Tournament in Cleveland and the USVBA Tournament Tournament ia Binghamton, New York, where he coached the All- Star NAIA Team with Smitty '. Duke of Dallas University. The All-Star Team was a try-out lor the Pan American Games and finished 10 in the USVBA. Keihn. President of the MIVA and Vice President of the NAIA Volleyball Coaches Association, a member of the Olympic Games Committee far the NAIA. Chairman Chairman of District 21 and Are* VI, was named as the Coach of the Year in District 21 end Are* VI for last year. A graduate of Lincoln Riga School he received hu B.A. from Ban State University in 1963 and his MS. from Indiana University ia 1968. He U currently working on hli doctorate In Physical Education Education at I.U.