David Rehr enters his second season as head coach of the A-State volleyball squad and 14th season overall as a head coach. Rehr has compiled an overall record of 412-77 over 13 seasons as a head coach, which included stints at Blinn College and Frank Phillips College before being named the seventh head coach in ASU volleyball history.
In his first season as Arkansas State’s head coach he led the Red Wolves to a 19-14 recored and 8-6 mark in conference play. Coach Rehr led A-State to its first Sun Belt Conference Tournament win since 2000 with a 3-1 victory over UALR in the first round.
Prior to being named the head coach at ASU, Rehr spent nine seasons at Blinn College in Texas. During his time at Blinn he led the Buccaneers to two NJCAA National Championships (2008 and 2011), was a two-time NJCAA National Tournament Coach of the Year, a three-time AVCA Southwest Region Coach of the Year and a nine-time NJCAA District Coach of the Year.
While at Blinn, Rehr posted a 313-35 record and led the Buccaneers to eight regional championships including six straight from 2003-08. He helped Blinn win its first national championship in 2008, guiding the Buccaneers to a 33-2 mark. He again led Blinn to a national title in 2011 with a perfect 38-0 record that ended with a four-set victory over Western Wyoming in the NJCAA National Championship match.
When he arrived at Blinn in 2003 he won his first 41 matches as head coach and led the school to their first appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament that same year. He was inducted into the NJCAA Volleyball Coaches Hall of Fame on Nov. 16, 2011.
From 2007-11 Rehr served as Blinn’s Director of Athletics and helped guide to the school to success in other sports. In 2009 the Buccaneer football team won the NJCAA National Championship, the fourth in the program’s history. The squad was led by eventual 2010 Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton.
“I am very excited to be joining the Arkansas State family,” Rehr said. “It is with a heavy heart that I leave Blinn after helping put them on the map, but I am excited to come to Jonesboro and continue to build on the great success the Arkansas State volleyball program has had in the past.”
Prior to coaching at Blinn College, Rehr coached for three seasons at Frank Phillips College in Texas, where he amassed an 80-28 record. In 2002 he led the squad to the regional championship and an NJCAA tournament appearance. The Lady Plainsmen won the Western Junior College Athletic Conference title in 2001 and 2002, going undefeated in conference play both seasons. Rehr was named the WJCAC Volleyball Coach of the year both seasons, as well as winning the District C Volleyball Coach of the Year award in 2002.
During his career, Rehr has helped lead teams to 10 conference championships, 10 NJCAA regional championships and nine NJCAA tournament appearances. He has coached 14 NJCAA All-Americans, 11 AVCA All-Americans, 10 NJCAA Academic All-Americans, 55 all-region players and 46 all-conference players.
Those photos show his students hard train, I believe that he and his team in the new season will be get a brilliant achievement!
When I interviewed him I can feel he is a very patient and kind person, I also asked his students about their coach, they are very like him.
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