Amy Veenhof
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Head Coach | 5th Season
Si Tanka-Huron University

Amy Veenhof is entering her fifth season as head volleyball coach at Dakota State University.  She was named head coach in March 2009 after spending four seasons as the assistant volleyball coach at Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D.

Veenhof guided her 2011 DSU Volleyball team to their most wins since 2005.  In addition, the Trojans qualified for the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Conference post-season tournament in Phoenix, Ariz.  She coached two 2011 All-Conference selections,  During her coaching tenure at Dakota State, she had coached three spikers that surpassed 1,000-kill club.

Veenhof's volleyball teams have also excelled in the classroom, where in her first four years, seven players earned Academic All-American.  Her teams also consistently ranked at or above a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, earning NAIA Scholar-Team award three times.

Veenhof coached at Si Tanka-Huron University for one season before taking the job at Northern State.  She also served as the head coach of the Northeast South Dakota (NESD) Junior Olympic volleyball club in Aberdeen for four years.

During Veenhof's coaching tenure at Dakota State, she is the director for the Madison Area Junior Olympic Volleyball Club.

Veenhof was a two-year starter, two-time All-Conference and All-Region selection in both volleyball and softball at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minn.  She also received All-American in volleyball.  Veenhof then transferred to Si Tanka University in Huron, S.D. where she was a two-year starter in both volleyball and softball.  She received Academic All-American honors while at Si Tanka.

Veenhof is a native of Henderson, Minn.  She earned her associate degree from Bethany Lutheran College, her bachelor's degree from Si Tanka University and her master's degree from Northern State University.  Veenhof is also teaching for the College of Education at Dakota State University.

Amy and her husband, Casey, have three sons - Shane, Henry and Frank.  Casey played football at Huron University and for the Sioux Falls Storm.

Volleyball 2013 Roster
Roster for 2013 Volleyball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Heather DearingFROH5-9Clear Lake, S.D.Deuel High School
2Brittney AndersonFRMB/OH5-9Rapid City, S.D.Rapid City Central High School
3Allison ThielsenSOOH5-7Aberdeen, S.D.Aberdeen Roncalli High School
4Taylor StrattonFROH5-9Rutland, S.D.Rutland High School
5Katherine GonzalezJRDS/Libero5-3Pico Rivera, Calif.Rio Hondo College
6Kaylee Vander WalFRS5-6Volga, S.D.Sioux Valley High School
7Chelsey FosterSODS/Libero5-3Dell Rapids, S.D.Baltic High School
8Michele RogersSORS5-10Aberdeen, S.D.Warner High School
9Shayna DwyerSRRS5-10Elmwood, Neb.Elmwood-Murdock High School
10Jasmine ParceSOS/DS5-1Letcher, S.D.Sanborn Central High School
13Tessa WeeldreyerFRMB/OH5-10Parker, S.D.Parker High School
14Chelsey DavisFRDS/Libero5-3Sioux Falls, S.D.Sioux Falls Lincoln High School
15Caitlin PickJRMB5-10Kimball, S.D.Kimball High School
16Voni FinckFRRS/OH5-7Avon, S.D.Avon High School
17Stacey SchullerJRS5-7Jackson, Minn.Jackson County Central High School
18Kylie MartinFRMB/OH5-9Dakota Dunes, S.D.Dakota Valley High School
19Mackenzie SchultzFRS5-4Emery, S.D.Bridgewater-Emery High School
20Haley HillestadFRMB6-0Volga, S.D.Sioux Valley High School
21Jessica McKenneyFROH/DS5-6Parker, S.D.Parker High School
22Kelci ViesselmanJROH5-8Hutchinson, Minn.Hutchinson High School
23Annika StephensFRRS/MH6-0Rapid City, S.D.Rapid City Central High School
Amy Veenhof Image
Head Coach
5th season
Megan Kusler Image
Assistant Coach
2nd season
Tom Mettler Image
Student Assistant
1st season
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  • Sep. 22 - JV Women's Volleyball vs Mayville State University - L 25-23,25-16,25-23
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