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Mike Talamantes

Head Coach 7th season

Bio

About Coach Talamantes...

  • Alma Mater: Cal State-Dominguez Hills
  • Men's Coaching Record: 151-35 (overall and at Park)
  • Women's Coaching Record: 232-77 (overall); 184-43 (at Park)
  • Combined Collegiate Coaching Record: 383-112

 

Coaching experience before Park University...

  • 2008-2010 / Occidental College, Head Women's Volleyball Coach
  • High school coaching experience: Rosary High School (girls), Viewpoint High School (boys)

 

MEN'S VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS

 2012
* NAIA National Champions (21-7)
* NAIA Tournament Coach of the Year
* AVCA National Coach of the Year
* MAMVIC West Regular Season Champion (9-1)
* MAMVIC West Coach of the Year
** Trained 1 AVCA All-American (Fray Arteaga), MAMVIC West Setter of the Year (Rob Cordero) & MAMVIC West Player of the Year (Fray Arteaga)


2013
* NAIA National Runner-Up (27-2)
* MAMVIC West Tournament Champions
* MAMVIC West Regular Season Champions (9-1)
**Trained 2 AVCA All-Americans (Rob Cordero & Matheus Roham) & MAMVIC West Player of the Year (Matheus Roham)

2014
* NAIA National Champions (30-4)
* NAIA Tournament Coach of the Year
* South Conference Tournament Champions
* South Conference Regular Season Champions (8-0)
* South Conference Coach of the Year
** Trained 2 AVCA All-Americans (Rob Cordero & Daniel Arteaga), South Conference Player of the Year & South Conference Freshman of the Year (Daniel Arteaga)

2015
* NAIA Final Four (26-6)
* South Conference Regular Season Champions (7-1)
* South Conference Coach of the Year
* Trained AVCA Player of the Year and All American (Caio Nunes De Souza)

2016
* NAIA Opening Round (21-11)
* Midwest Conference Tournament - Runner Up
* Trained 1 AVCA All American (Daniel Arteaga)

2017
* NAIA National Champions (26-5)
* NAIA Tournament Coach of the Year
* Trained 3 AVCA All Americans (Oscar Tuero, Murilo Pereira & Daniel Arteaga), Midwest Conference Libero of the Year (Billy Crow), & Midwest Conference Defensive Player of The Year (Murilo Pereira)

 

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS

2011
* AMC Tournament Semifinalist (22-11)
** Trained AMC Libero of the Year and Capital One First-Team Academic All-American (Vanessa Lawrenz)

2012 
* AMC Tournament Runner-Up (27-11)
** Finished ranked #24 in the nation
** Trained 1 AVCA All-American (Lauren Purdy) & AMC Newcomer of the Year (Lauren Purdy)

2013
* NAIA National Tournament - Final Site
* AMC Tournament Runner-Up (35-7)
* AMC Conference Champion (10-1)
** Finished ranked #13 in the nation
** Trained 2 AVCA All-Americans (Wanessa Siqueira & Lauren Purdy) & AMC Player of the Year (Wanessa Siqueira)

2014
* NAIA National Champions
* AVCA National Coach of the Year
* NAIA Tournament Coach of the Year
* AVCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year
* AMC Tournament Champions (40-0)
* AMC Conference Champions (11-0)
* AMC Coach of the Year
** Finished ranked #1 in the nation
** Trained 3 AVCA All Americans (Wendy Romero, Julianna Barros & Wanessa Siquiera), 3 AVCA All Midwest Region Players (Wendy Romero, Julianna Barros & Wanessa Siquiera), AVCA Midwest Region Player of the Year (Wendy Romero), AMC Setter of the Year (Julianna Barros) & AMC Player of the Year (Wendy Romero)

2015
* NAIA National Tournament - Final Site (24-11)
** Finished ranked #8 in the nation 
** Trained 2 AVCA All Americans (Danna Gomes & Raissa Herczfeld), 3 AVCA All Midwest Region members (Raissa Herczfeld, Daniela Duarte & Danna Gomes), AMC & Midwest Region Freshman of the Year (Danna Gomes).

2016
* NAIA Final Four (36-4)
* AVCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year
* AMC Conference Champions (11-0)
* AMC Coach of the Year
** Finished ranked #4 in the nation
** Trained AVCA All American & National Player of the Year (Wendy Romero), NAIA Libero of the Year (Daniela Duarte), AVCA Midwest Region Player of the Year (Wendy Romero), AMC Libero of the Year (Daniela Duarte) & AMC Player of the Year (Wendy Romero)

 

More about Coach Talamantes...

  • Also serves as head coach of Asics MAVS, a club in Kansas City where he's trained multiple NCAA Divison I athletes and won a Junior National championship in 2013.
  • Also coached an All-American at Occidental, as sophomore outside hitter Logan Boyer-Hayse was an AVCA All-American at season's end, after earning MVP honors at the Tiger Fall Classic, All-Tournament at Colorado College's Marriott Spike It Up Classic, First-Team All-SCIAC and First-Team All-West Region. 
2017 Women's Volleyball Roster
# Name Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown Previous School
1 Katherine Dudra SO OH/RS 6-0 Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. South Broward HS
2 Tijana Sisic SO OH/MB 5-11 Novi Sad, Serbia Nicholls State
4 Salma Shahtout SR MB 6-2 Cairo, Egypt Pioneer Language School
5 Corina Rodriguez SO S/L 5-2 San Antonio, Texas Earl Warren HS
6 Alissa Flint FR OH 5-10 Nixa, Mo. Nixa HS
7 Noura Meawad FR RS 6-0 Cairo, Egypt Ibn El-Nafees School
8 Danna Gomes JR S 5-9 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ABEU Colegios
9 Kaci Crabtree SR L 5-6 Raymore, Mo. MCC-Longview
10 Celina Monteiro SO L 5-8 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Missouri Valley College
12 Ashley Warehime FR OH 5-8 Wichita, Kan. Circle HS
13 Jac Perry FR OH 5-8 Blue Springs, Mo. Blue Springs HS
14 Maren Mair SO MB/RS 6-0 Platte City, Mo. Johnson County CC
15 Samantha Rivera SO MB 5-11 Smithville, Mo. Smithville HS
16 MacKenzie Nunn FR L 5-3 Lee's Summit, Mo. Lee's Summit HS
17 Ashley Mick FR OH/L 5-6 Kearney, Mo. Kearney HS
18 Sami Cloe JR S 5-8 Rogers, Ark. Allen CC
19 Sarah Baker JR MB/RS 5-9 Kansas City, Mo. Allen CC
20 Aneisha Ford SR MB 6-1 Kearney, Mo. Morningside College
21 Jasdel Gonzalez SR OH 5-9 Caguas, Puerto Rico Kansas City Kansas CC
22 Nada Meawad FR OH 6-0 Cairo, Egypt Ibn El-Nafees School
23 Makayla Michalski FR L/S 5-4 Kansas City, Kan. St. James Academy
24 Whitney Johnson FR L/S 5-1 Kearney, Mo. Kearney HS
25 Emily Cordray FR S 5-8 Lathrop, Mo. Lathrop HS
26 Amanda Santos JR L/OH 5-8 Anapolis, Ga. Odessa College
27 Carley Ezzell FR MB 5-8 St. Joseph, Mo. Lafayette HS
28 Lilia Thrasher SO OH/L 5-7 Liberty, Mo. Kansas City Kansas CC

Coaching Staff

Mike Talamantes Photo
Head Coach
7th season
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Rob Cordero Photo
Assistant Coach
4th season
Park