Thursday, February 28, 2013
Lee Meyer, a former Ball State University player with an extensive coaching background, has been hired as the men’s assistant volleyball coach at the
College of Mount St. Joseph, head coach Ryan Lengerich announced today.
Meyer, a Cincinnati native, was a two-year starter for the Ball State University Cardinals while a member of the team from 2008-2011. During his career, the Division I team was ranked as high as No. 6 in the country.
“Lee brings a strong playing background and high-level coaching experience to the College of Mount St. Joseph program,” said Head Coach Ryan Lengerich. “He comes from a volleyball family and has deep ties to the local volleyball community. His values and commitment to community service is right in line with the mission at the Mount. He will be a huge asset to the program.”
In 2012 Meyer served as the varsity volleyball assistant coach at Moeller High School (Cincinnati, Ohio), helping lead the team to its seventh state championship and a 25-2 record. He has also served as the head trainer at the Cincinnati Volleyball Academy, where he helped develop more than 200 athletes.
While a player at Moeller High School, Meyer was a three-year starter from 2005-2007 and helped lead the team to a state runner-up finish in 2006; and championships in 2005 and 2007. He competed two years for Cincinnati Attack Volleyball Club and was a member of the United States Youth National A2 team in 2006.
In addition, he also competed professionally for one season in Costa Rica for the Rio Grande Atenas, where he also served as a missionary in the local community.
“I am extremely excited to have Lee join the Mount family. He is an engaging, positive and well-rounded person,” Lengerich added.
On the court, Meyer will focus on training blockers and will work closely with the outside hitters, according to Lengerich.
Meyer has a bachelor’s of architecture degree from Ball State University and currently resides in Maineville, Ohio.