Pete Hanson

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position Head Coach

College Ball State, 1979

· Served as Ohio State head since 1985 (35 seasons)

· Captured three of the last eight NCAA national titles (2011, 2016, 2017)

· Owns an overall record of 712-359 (.665) and 312-102 (.754) clip in Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) matches

· Posted a 63-5 (.926) mark during back-to-back national championship runs in 2016 and 2017, which included the longest winning streak in Ohio State Athletics history (42 straight matches) for a head-to-head sport and best ever by a MIVA squad

· Three-time Hall of Fame inductee — USA Volleyball Hall of Fame (class of 2019), Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame (’17) and America Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame (inducted in 2015 as one of just 70 members overall at the time of enshrinement)

· Named National Coach of the Year four times — AVCA (2000, 2011, 2016), Volleyball Magazine (1998, 2011) · Celebrated under the confetti in front of 8,000+ fans at St. John Arena after seizing the 2017 NCAA Championship in Columbus

· Ohio State’s 2016 national championship came exactly five years to the date (May 7) after the program’s first crown in 2011 · Furthering the parallel, both titles were also clinched in the same facility, Penn State’s Rec Hall. The ’17 triumph was witnessed by over 8,000 fans packed into St. John Arena.

· Totaled 18 MIVA regular season crowns (1986, 87, 93(co), 95(co), 98, 99(co), 2000, 04, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12(co), 16, 17, 18) and 13 MIVA Tournament titles (86, 87, 93, 2000, 01, 05, 08, 09, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18)

· 13-time MIVA Coach of the Year (1988, 93, 96, 98, 2000, 04, 07, 08, 09, 10(co), 11, 16, 17)

· Advanced to the NCAA Tournament 13 times (1986, 87, 93, 2000, 01, 05, 08, 09, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18)

· Racked up 20-or-more wins in 22 of 34 seasons and swept through an undefeated home slate six times

· Prior to Ohio State, served two seasons (1980-81) as assistant coach for the University of Wyoming women’s volleyball team before becoming the program’s head coach in 1982.

· Collegiate playing career began at Kellogg Community College in Michigan for two seasons (1976, 77) prior to his transfer to Ball State University (1978, 79) · Named an NJCAA All-American in 1976 following the first of two national junior college championships at Kellogg

· Two-time All-MIVA and team MVP selection for the Cardinals, including during Ball State’s conference title and fourth-place finish in the 1979 NCAA Championships

· After graduating with a Natural Resources and Geology degree, he remained in Muncie as an assistant coach for the 1980 campaign

· USA Volleyball coaching stints include:  Assistant Coach National Sports Festival (1986); Assistant Coach Olympic Sports Festival (1987); Assistant Coach National Elite Junior Training Camp (1988); Head Coach Olympic Sports Festival (1989); Assistant Coach USA Men’s “B” Team (1994, 95); Assisted U.S. Men’s Olympic team in Atlanta (1996); Head Coach Junior Continental Championships (2012); Head Coach Men’s U-21 World Championship (2013)

· Pete and his wife, Marianne, have two grown sons, John and Phil · John is an Ohio State graduate and is in the process of completely a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering at MIT. Phil graduated from Marquette University and earned his master’s degree from the University North Carolina in Public Health and City and Regional Planning in the Spring of 2015

HANSON’S CAREER RECORD

Year School Won Lost Pct. MIVA Finish Won Lost NCAA Finish
1985 Ohio State 16 13 .552 2nd
1986 Ohio State 25 15 .625 1st 0 2 4th
1987 Ohio State 18 21 .462 1st 0 2 4th
1988 Ohio State 23 12 .657 2nd
1989 Ohio State 11 19 .367 2nd
1990 Ohio State 8 24 .250 3rd
1991 Ohio State 16 12 .571 3rd
1992 Ohio State 12 18 .400 3rd
1993 Ohio State 28 10 .737 T1st 0 2 4th
1994 Ohio State 20 13 .606 3rd
1995 Ohio State 18 12 .600 T1st
1996 Ohio State 23 7 .767 T1st
1997 Ohio State 19 9 .679 4th
1998 Ohio State 25 2 .926 1st
1999 Ohio State 21 6 .778 T1st
2000 Ohio State 25 4 .862 1st 1 1 2nd
2001 Ohio State 22 6 .786 T2nd 0 1 Semifinalist
2002 Ohio State 21 9 .700 3rd
2003 Ohio State 18 10 .643 T3rd
2004 Ohio State 21 9 .700 1st
2005 Ohio State 24 8 .750 2nd 0 1 Semifinalist
2006 Ohio State 20 12 .625 4th
2007 Ohio State 23 4 .852 1st
2008 Ohio State 20 8 .714 1st 0 1 Semifinalist
2009 Ohio State 16 11 .593 1st 0 1 Semifinalist
2010 Ohio State 22 8 .733 1st 0 1 Semifinalist
2011 Ohio State 26 6 .813 1st 2 0 Champion
2012 Ohio State 21 9 .700 T1st
2013 Ohio State 19 8 .703 T3rd
2014 Ohio State 11 16 .407 5th
2015 Ohio State 22 9 .710 3rd
2016 Ohio State 31 2 .939 1st 3 0 Champion
2017 Ohio State 32 2 .941 1st 2 0 Champion
2018 Ohio State 25 6 .806 1st 2 1 Semifinalist
2019 Ohio State 10 19 .345 7th
Totals 712 359 .665