Amy Veenhof
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Head Coach | 6th Season
Si Tanka-Huron University

Amy Veenhof is entering her sixth 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 five years, nine 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 four 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 2014 Roster
Roster for 2014 Volleyball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Hope JuntunenFROH5-11Bryant, S.D.Hamlin High School
2Brittney AndersonSOMB/OH5-10Rapid City, S.D.Rapid City Central High School
3Allison ThielsenJROH5-7Aberdeen, S.D.Aberdeen Roncalli High School
4Taylor StrattonSOOH5-9Rutland, S.D.Rutland High School
5Katherine GonzalezSRDS/Libero5-4Pico Rivera, Calif.Rio Hondo College
6Kaylee Vander WalSOS5-6Volga, S.D.Sioux Valley High School
7Hannah StuartFRDS5-3Brookings, S.D.Brookings High School
9Alicia KarstJRMH/RS6-0Las Vegas, Nev.Northwestern Oklahoma State
10Hannah BauerFRDS/OH5-7McCook Lake, S.D.Dakota Valley High School
11Kelsie CasanovaFROH5-7Ramona, S.D.Oldham-Ramona High School
12Carly RozellFRRS/MB6-1Aberdeen, S.D.Warner High School
13Tessa WeeldreyerSOMB/OH5-10Parker, S.D.Parker High School
14Chelsey DavisSODS/Libero5-2Sioux Falls, S.D.Sioux Falls Lincoln High School
15Caitlin PickSRMB5-10Kimball, S.D.Kimball High School
17Stacey WestbySRS5-7Jackson, Minn.Jackson County Central High School
18Kylie MartinSOMB/OH5-10Dakota Dunes, S.D.Dakota Valley High School
19Mackenzie SchultzSOS5-4Emery, S.D.Bridgewater-Emery High School
21Ashley OlsonFRS5-5Hardwick, Minn.Luverne High School
23Annika StephensSORS/MH6-1Rapid City, S.D.Rapid City Central High School
Amy Veenhof Image
Head Coach
6th season
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Assistant Coach
3rd season
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  • Sep. 26 - JV Women's Volleyball vs Mount Marty College - L 1-0,0-1,1-0
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