Jane Peterson has been selected as the 2013 AVCA Two-Year Colleges Regional Coach of the Year. Peterson will represent her region on the 2013 AVCA Two-Year Colleges National Coach of the Year ballot. The awards will be officially presented at the 2013 Jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon in Seattle, Wash. on Thursday, December 19, at the 2013 American Volleyball Coaches Association Annual Convention.
Jane Peterson, Central Lakes College
NJCAA Division III
It was another outstanding season for Central Lakes volleyball, finishing the season with a 29-3 record and a third place finish in the NJCAA Division III National Tournament. The 2013 campaign marked her 23rd in her illustrious career now holding a 536-229 record as the coach of the Raiders. She coached Lindsay Monson to be one of the top middle blockers in the country, finishing in the top-10 nationally in kills per set (3.94), hitting percentage (.402) and block assists (69). Peterson has led the Raiders to their 10th appearance in the National Tournament including nine of the last 13. She is now a two-time AVCA Region Coach of the Year recipient after taking home the honor in 2007.