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Oñate hires Donohoe

Oñate has hired Charles Donohoe to coach the varsity team in the 2017 campaign. Donohoe makes his way to Las Cruces from Buffalo, Texas, where he last coached the Buffalo Bison volleyball team to a 7-11 (7-7) record in 2014. He also had a brief stint in Truth or Consequences, NM coaching girls basketball, where […]

Coach Pam Allen

Allen earns honors from NHSCA

Congrats to coach Pam Allen, long time coach in New Mexico for being announced as an inductee of the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA). Allen has coached across the state of New Mexico during her career, including Carrizozo, Dexter, Goddard, and her most recent post, Ruidoso. Allen was selected by the New Mexico High […]

Stacey Gowen

Gowen going to Hobbs

The lure of an open head coaching position has Stacey Gowen on the move again, less than a year after taking the assistant position at Centennial High School. Gowen is headed back to eastern New Mexico to coach the Hobbs Eagles. Playing 4-5A, the Eagles finished 7-15 (0-4) in the 2012 campaign, but ended the season […]


Mike Majors Coach of the Year

Mike Majors, has been named the 2012 Volleyball Coach of the Year by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. Mike Majors just completed 26th year coach volleyball in New Mexico at Tatum High School. Tatum won the 2012 NMAA Class 1A State Championship. This was Coach Majors’ 8th Volleyball State Championship. (1991, 1994, 1995, […]


Gowen headed to Centennial

It was impressive enough when Al Rosen was announced as head coach at Centennial High School, but the latest hire for New Mexico’s newest high school volleyball program is equally impressive. Stacey Gowen, the former Artesia’s head coach is now the assistant volleyball coach at Centennial. With a successful program already in place in Artesia, the lure of improving […]

Kelli Goodan

Goodan takes over at MVCS

Mesilla Valley Christian Schools has announced former Aggie great, Kelli Goodan, has accepted the head coaching position. Goodan, currently employed at MVCS teaching and leading the FFA program, will take over for Amanda Whatley. A native of Des Moines, NM, Goodan was a four-time academic All-WAC selection, 2009 Preseason all-WAC honoree while earning her undergraduate […]

Coach Jaramillo

Jaramillo hired at Gadsden

Congratulations to Pricilla Jaramillo, who was named the head coach for the Gadsden Panthers. Coach Jaramillo replaces Al Rosen, who will left to start up the nascent program at Centennial High School in Las Cruces. Jaramillo has held a variety of coaching responsibilities at Gadsden for a number of years, acting as the assistant when the varsity […]


Rosen hired at Centennial

Al Rosen, Gadsden’s head coach, will be taking the helm at Centennial High School beginning in May, 2012. The newest high school in Las Cruces, Centennial’s population will include a cross section from each of the other three high schools, but will impact Las Cruces High the most. The high school will begin the 2012-13 […]

Bennett lands at Oñate

Oñate looks to gain some stability in their head coach position with the hiring of El Paso coaching legend Marian Bennett. Bennett, associated mostly with her success at El Paso Burges and Montwood, had led Santa Teresa to a district title in 2010. On the club side, Bennett has led the El Paso Heat, coaching […]

Wallis hired by UNM

Ben Wallis is making the jump from high school to D1 volleyball, taking over the assistant coaching position vacated by Steve Hendricks last month to head the program at Barry University. Wallis leaves the Cleveland Storm, the runner-up finisher in last year’s 5A campaign, a team brimming with talent and considered a contender this season. “I’m […]