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Jon Bennett
Head Coach
Women's Volleyball Coaches
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Jon Bennett

Jon Bennett returns for his seventh season in 2015-2016 as the head coach of the Mount women’s volleyball program. He has over 20 years of coaching experience in both men’s and women’s volleyball programs at many levels. Bennett is also the Mount's Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Advisor.

Bennett, who was hired in February 2009, was the Lions’ women’s assistant volleyball coach (2001-2004). He also coached the Mount's men's volleyball team from its inception in 2010, until midway through the 2012 season. Bennett returned to the Mount from Miami University Middletown where he served as head coach of the women’s team in 2008. He led the Thunder Hawks to the Ohio Regional Campus Championship and an 11-6 record, as they won their last seven matches of the season. Bennett was also the assistant women’s coach at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (2005-2007),

Bennett led the Mount to a first place regular season tie in the HCAC standings in 2011, turning in a 7-2 conference mark. The Lions' finish qualified them to the HCAC Tournament, where their season ended with a 3-2 semifinals loss to Bluffton University. The Mount also tied for first place in the regular season HCAC standings in 2012, with an 8-1 mark, and won the HCAC Tournament, posting a 3-0 win in the final over Transylvania University. The Lions then lost in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament to Washington (MO) University. In 2013, the Mount was third in the HCAC regular season, qualifying to the HCAC Tournament where they fell to Bluffton University, 3-2, in a first round match. The Mount also qualified to the HCAC Tournament in 2014, where they fell in a first-round match to Franklin College, 3-1.

While at the Mount, Bennett has coached the Lions to a 105-88 overall record and a regular season mark of 42-11 in the HCAC. He claimed his 100th career coaching victory at the Mount on Oct. 11, 2014, when the Lions recorded a 3-2 win at Manchester University.

The Lions’ head coach has also been employed as a substitute teacher by the Hamilton City School District. He graduated in 2001 from Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in health education and a minor in coaching. The Forest Park High School alum, who is a USA Volleyball IMPACT Instructor, is CAP Level I and II accredited and has achieved ASEP Level 1 and ASEP Master Level accreditations. Coach Bennett is also a member of the American Volleyball Coaches’ Association.

He resides in Forest Park, Ohio, with his wife, Kymn, and daughter, Alexis, who attends the Mount, majoring in Nursing. Bennett's oldest daughter, Andrea, and husband Nick, have two sons, Oliver and Ziggy.

Mount Head Women's Volleyball Coaches' Records

Women's Volleyball
Coach Years Seasons Matches W L W Pct. HCAC W HCAC L HCAC
W Pct
Kay Corcoran 1969-77 9 259 217 42 .838      
Zen Golembiowsky 1978-79 2 89 67 22 .752      
Mary Biermann 1980-88 9 358 212 146 .592      
Mary Ann Broderick 1989-93 5 192 151 41 .768      
John Spinney 1994 1 46 37 9 .804      
Michele Benoit 1995-2008 14 537 400 137 .745 97 4 .960
Jon Bennett 2009-current 6 193 105 88 .544 42 11 .792
Totals 1969-current 46 1,674 1,189 485 .710 139 15 .903

 *HCAC totals do not include HCAC Tournament wins and losses.

Men's Volleyball
Coach Years Seasons Matches W L W Pct. Conf. W Conf. L Conf.
W Pct
Jon Bennett 2010-2012 3 57 4 53 .070 0 14 .000
Totals 2010-2012 3 57 4 53 .070 0 14 .000

The Mount became a member of the Midwest-III Conference in 2011. They joined the Continental Volleyball Conference in 2012. Bennett coached the men's team from 2010 through the first 15 matches of the 2012 season.

Women's Volleyball Coaches
Jon Bennett
Head Coach
Cristina Webb
Assistant Coach
Janelle Davis
Volunteer Coach
Dylan Kembre
Volunteer Coach
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