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  Craig Dyer
Craig Dyer

Player Profile
Hometown:
Boyertown, Pa.

Position:
Assistant Coach

10/05/2013

Panthers Drop Five-Set Match to Virginia

Pitt Volleyball Suffers First ACC Loss of the Season

08/28/2013

Pitt Volleyball Makes Season Debut at Tiger Classic

Panthers to Face Missouri, Arkansas State, South Dakota and Idaho State in 2013 Opener

04/03/2013

Ryan Newell Named Director of Volleyball Operations

Newell rounds out new volleyball staff

02/20/2013

Pitt Volleyball Update with Head Coach Dan Fisher

Panthers gearing up for 2013

02/06/2013

Lindsey Campbell Joins Pitt Volleyball Staff

Campbell rounds out Pitt volleyball coaching staff

Entering his 20th year as a volleyball coach, Craig Dyer begins his second season as an assistant coach for the University of Pittsburgh volleyball team having joined head coach Dan Fisher's staff in the winter of 2013.

University of Pittsburgh

  • 2013, Assistant Coach, Recruiting Coordinator
    • Involved in every aspect of recruiting on a day to day basis including the recruitment of regional, national and international prospects
    • Works primarily with the setters and offense during practice and in games
    • During 2013 season, setters posted a 13.00 assist-per-set ratio which ranked 4th in ACC play. Pitt also racked up 13.72 kills in the ACC, ranking them 4th

Marquette University

  • 2009-12, Women's Assistant Coach
    • Helped the Golden Eagles to a 92-39 (.702) record during his four-year tenure, incrementally raising the program record for wins in a single season from 2010 to 2012
    • Primary focus was with offense and setters, directly resulting in the selection of three AVCA All-Americans from 2010-2012 (Nikki Klingsporn, ranked fourth nationally, Chelsea Heier, seventh and Elizabeth Koberstien, tenth)
    • Marquette was selected to the NCAA Tournament in 2011 and 2012

USA Volleyball

  • 2008 Men's Jr National Team, Assistant Coach
    • Team finished with a bronze medal at the NORCECA World Championship Qualifier in San Salvador, El Salvador and earned a spot in the 2009 Jr World Championships
  • 2007 Boys A2 Training Camp, Head Coach
  • 2007 Men's Jr National Team, Training Coach
  • 2006 Men's Jr National Team, Training Coach
  • 2002-2011, USA Volleyball High Performance, Tryout Evaluator

Penn State University

  • 2006-09, Men's Assistant Coach, Recruiting Coordinator
    • 2008 squad won NCAA Championship and ended season with a 30-1 record
    • Program went 66-10 during tenure and won 2007 and 2008 EIVA Conference Championships
    • Coached 7 AVCA All-Americans in the course of three seasons

Seton Hall University

  • 2004-06, Women's Assistant Coach, Recruiting Coordinator

Rutgers University

  • 2002-2004, Women's Assistant Coach, Recruiting Coordinator

Susquehanna University

  • 2000-02, Men's Club Head Coach
  • 1994-96, Women's Assistant Coach

Education

  • Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music education from Susquehanna University in 1995

Personal

  • Resides in Pittsburgh with his wife Jennifer and two sons, Liam and Luke