Head Coach | David Schwepker

 

 Murray State Head Coach

  • The 2020 season will be Schwepker's 23rd season at MSU
  • Winningest coach in program history
  • In 2018, led the Racers to their sixth OVC Tournament Championship, his fourth as head coach and third in five seasons
  • Matched a school record with 16 straight wins in 2018
  • In 2017, led MSU to its fourth straight trip to the OVC Tournament Championship match
  • 2016 marked the third consecutive OVC title for the Racers, becoming just the sixth team in OVC history to win three or more consecutive league championships
  • Under Schwepker, Scottie Ingram (2013-16) won three straight OVC Player of the Year honors from 2014-16, becoming just the second student-athlete in league history to achieve the feat
  • 2014 and 2015 OVC Coach of the Year
  • Led MSU to the NCAA Tournament in 2003, 2014 and 2016
  • The 2016 Racers became the first team in program history to win a set in the NCAA Tournament, defeating UCLA 25-21 in the opening set
  • Led the Racers to a program record 27 wins in 2015 and a .900 winning percentage
  • MSU's 16 straight victories in 2015 set a new program record as well
  • Recorded his 300th career victory on Oct. 21, 2017 against Tennessee State
  • Recorded his 200th career victory on Sept. 6, 2014 against Howard
  • Has guided players to 62 all-conference honors, including the OVC's first All-American in Paige Sun
  • 10 OVC Players of the Year: Freshmen of the Year, Nikki Wang (2002), Jade Guo (2008) and Katirah Johnson (2017), Defensive Players of the Year, Heather Norris (2006), Kayleah Sauer (2009) and Ellie Lorenz (2016), Setter of the Year, Sam Bedard (2015) and Player of the Year, Scottie Ingram (2014-16), Rachel Giustino (2019)
  • Has coached three AVCA All-Americans (Paige Sun, Heather Norris and Rachel Giustino)
  • Four All-Midwest Region honorees (Paige Sun, Heather Norris, Katie Kemezys and Scottie Ingram)
  • Named the seventh coach in program history Feb. 4, 1998
  • Longest tenure of any active volleyball coach in the OVC at current school, equaled only by EKU's Lori Duncan