Volleyball

KCC's 2017 women's volleyball team.

Kellogg Community College’s volleyball program prides itself on continuing a strong tradition of excellence both on and off the court. The team boasts nearly three dozen championships since the 1970s, including three national championships, two state championships and nearly a dozen regional championships.

Continue reading this page for more information about the team’s history, scholarship availability for student-athletes, and league affiliations. Click through the menu links (to the left of the screen on desktop and below on mobile devices) to view current KCC volleyball results, standings and statistics as well as our current schedule and team roster.

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Click here to view high-resolution team and individual photos of KCC’s 2017 women’s volleyball team on the College’s Flickr page. Photos may be downloaded for use by fans and the media.

Contact

Head KCC Volleyball Coach Tom VanWienenTitle: Head Coach
Name: Tom VanWienen
Office: 269-965-3931 ext. 2535
Email: volleyballcoach@kellogg.edu

Tom VanWienen is entering his first year as head coach of the women’s volleyball team at KCC. VanWienen will be a familiar face to volleyball fans in the Battle Creek area, where he works as a product specialist for Comcast and resides with wife Jonna and daughters Allison and Kate. He led the varsity team at Pennfield High School from 2008 to 2013, was assistant varsity coach and head JV coach at Olivet College from 2006 to 2008, and coached the varsity team at Climax-Scotts High School from 2001 to 2006.

VanWienen currently serves as director of volleyball regional programming at Battle Creek’s WeCan Volleyball, which runs winter and spring teams that play on an AAU-based schedule throughout Southwest Michigan, and is a coach for the nonprofit Redline Volleyball Club, also located in the Battle Creek area.

KCC Volleyball History

Conference championships

1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007

State championships

1999, 2003

Regional championships

1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004

National championships

1978, 1979, 1980

Additional national championship rankings

3rd (2000), 4th (2003, 2004), 5th (1996, 1997, 2001), 6th (1999), 8th (1977)

Athletic Scholarships

Athletic scholarships are available under NJCAA rules, and we at KCC follow these regulations to the letter. For more information on availability of athletic scholarships, please contact the head coach of the sport in question directly or call the Athletic Department at 269-965-4151.

Affiliations

KCC is part of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association’s (MCCAA) Western Conference and is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Region 12.

Note: Playing women’s volleyball at KCC is at the discretion of the head coach. All decisions as to who plays women’s volleyball at KCC for the following academic year are made before Aug. 1. Individuals interested in playing women’s volleyball at KCC should contact the coach before that date at 269-965-4151.