Kyle Van Den Bosch Head coach

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Kyle Van Den Bosch

Head coach

Wayne Westenberg

Assistant Coach

Leanne McMillen

Assistant Coach

Kyle Van Den Bosch is in his 12th year as the head coach of the Northwestern College volleyball team. Van Den Bosch boasts an impressive 323-86 overall record, wining nearly 80% of his matches while at NWC.

Family: wife-Dawn; children-Jackson and Aubrey

Alma Mater (Year): Dordt College (1998)

Coaching Experience:

   2005-present-Head Coach at Northwestern College

   2004-Assistant Coach at MOC-Floyd Valley High School

   1998-2003-Head Coach at Calvin Christian School

   1997-Head Coach at Western Christian High School

Team Accomplishments Under Van Den Bosch:

   7 trips to the NAIA National Championship-Final Site (2006-10, 2013-14)

   3 National Quarterfinal Appearances (2007-09)

   5 GPAC Regular Season Titles (2008-10, 2013-14)

   3 GPAC Postseason Titles (2009-10, 2014)

   8 times finished the season in the top 25 (2006-10, 2013-15)

   5 times finished the season in the top 10 (2008-10, 2013-14)

   20 All-Americans; 30 Scholar Athletes/Academic All-Americans

   7 GPAC Player of the Years

   8-time NAIA Scholar Team (2008-14)

    AVCA Team Academic Roll (2014-15)

 Other Coaching Accomplishments:

    5 time GPAC Coach of the Year (2008-10, 2013-14)

    4 time AVCA Regional Coach of the Year (2008-10, 2014)

    2009-10 tied for the fourth most wins in the program (36)

    2010-best overall winning percentage in program history (36-2, 95%)

    set record with 58 straight wins in conference play (2008-10)

    2009-ranked second in the NAIA; second highest national ranking

    second most wins in program history (323)

    highest overall winning percentage (79%)

“It is a true blessing to be able to work with the type of quality young women that are here on the Northwestern College volleyball team. It's my desire that the players in our program will continue to grow in their passion for Christ and in their passion for the game of volleyball.”

Van Den Bosch at Northwestern
Year GPAC Overall  
11 years 151-25 323-86 .790%
2005 11-5 24-11 3rd in GPAC
2006 15-1 33-6 2nd in GPAC; NAIA National Tournament
2007 13-3 31-12 2nd in GPAC; NAIA Quarterfinals
2008 16-0 30-9 GPAC Regular Season Champs; NAIA Quarterfinals
2009 16-0 36-3 GPAC Regular/Postseason Champs; NAIA Quarterfinals
2010 16-0 36-2 GPAC Regular/Postseason Champs; NAIA National Tournament
2011 11-5 19-16 T3rd in GPAC; Lost in GPAC Semi's
2012 10-6 21-10 5th in GPAC; lost in GPAC quarterfinals
2013 16-0 36-4 GPAC Regular Champs; NAIA Qualifier; Round of 12
2014 15-1 33-5 GPAC Regular/Postseason Champs; NAIA Qualifier; Round of 12
2015 12-4 24-8 T4th in GPAC; lost in GPAC 1/4; ranked 25th in final poll