OMAHA, Neb. – Brian Rosen has been named an assistant coach with the Creighton Volleyball program, head coach Kirsten Bernthal Sales space introduced on Friday, Feb. 18. Rosen has spent the previous three years as the top coach at Nova Southeastern, and final fall led the Sharks to the NCAA Event for the primary time since 2009.
“Though it’s bittersweet to be transferring on from such a tremendous group of younger girls at NSU, I’m so enthusiastic about this new alternative that Coach Sales space has offered me to affix the Bluejay volleyball household,” mentioned Rosen. “She has created a tradition of profitable and prioritizing household, that are each so vital to me. I look ahead to utilizing my strengths and expertise to construct on the entire success Creighton Volleyball has skilled since Coach Sales space and Angie arrived. My household and I can’t wait to be in Omaha!”
Rosen arrived at Nova Southeastern in 2019 and guided the Sharks to a 20-13 report in his first season. His program gained their remaining six contests to clinch Nova Southeastern’s first 20-win marketing campaign since 2008. NSU’s 12 Sunshine State Convention wins have been a program report, and a pair of student-athletes have been named AVCA All-Individuals. His staff posted a 3.61 GPA to earn a second consecutive AVCA Staff Educational award.
After the 2020 season was canceled as a consequence of COVID-19, Rosen’s staff stormed out of the gate with 13 straight victories to open the autumn of 2021. The 19 straight victories (counting the top of 2019) have been one among quite a few college data set within the fall. NSU established program-best marks for Sunshine State Convention victories (16), and .800 profitable share in SSC play, greatest total profitable share within the NCAA-era (.828) and most house wins (16).
The 2021 Nova Southeastern squad certified for the NCAA Event for the first-time since 2009 and had three Sharks earn AVCA All-American Honors, AVCA All-Area awards, and All-Convention recognition. NSU completed 25-6 total with a No. 19 year-end rating within the AVCA ballot. The Sharks have been one among two groups to defeat eventual nationwide champion Tampa, however the Spartans returned the favor to remove NSU within the Second Spherical of the NCAA Event.
“What Brian has performed at Nova Southeastern, turning round that program, is exceptional,” mentioned Sales space. “He cares about his student-athletes, and I believe he’ll join very well, not solely with our gamers however with recruits. Whenever you have a look at our previous hires for that place, three of the 5 have been former head coaches, so clearly, I like folks which have been capable of navigate their very own program and produce new concepts to ours. We’re excited for Brian to try this with us.”
Rosen joined the NSU teaching employees after spending two years at Davidson Faculty because the affiliate head coach and recruiting coordinator. In his remaining 12 months at Davidson, Rosen helped enhance the Wildcats’ hitting share by over .100. Along with teaching for the Wildcats Rosen additionally served because the Carolina Juniors Membership Director, the place he coached seven consecutive groups to USAV Nationwide Championship bids.
Instantly earlier than becoming a member of the Wildcats, Rosen served as the top coach at Windfall (NC) Excessive College, producing an undefeated common season for convention and event titles, garnering 2016 Convention and South Charlotte Weekly Coach of the 12 months honors.
Previous to beginning at Davidson, Rosen spent seven years (July 2009-Might 2016) because the lady’s head volleyball coach at Charlotte Nation Day College. Throughout his tenure, he coached this system to an total report of 169-66, incomes two state championship and convention championship titles in 2013 and 2014. After these two stellar seasons, he was named the Charlotte Observe Coach of the 12 months. In 2012 and 2013, he was named the South Charlotte Information & South Charlotte Weekly Coach of the 12 months. As well as, he was honored with the AVCA Thirty Underneath 30 award in 2013; one among simply two highschool coaches to obtain the dignity.
Because the begin of his teaching profession in 2005, Rosen has additionally hung out as a volunteer assistant coach at Winthrop and served as the top coach of the boys’s and ladies’s membership volleyball groups on the College of South Carolina.
Rosen earned his bachelor’s diploma in Sport and Leisure Administration, graduating cum laude from the College of South Carolina in 2008. He shall be joined in Omaha by his spouse Angelica and their daughters Bryce and Brady.
Rosen replaces Craig Dyer on the Bluejay employees, who took a place at Notre Dame final month. He joins a Bluejay program that has gained eight straight BIG EAST regular-season titles and reached 10 consecutive NCAA Tournaments.