Colorado State Head Coach
Tom Hilbert completed his 16th year at CSU in 2012, where he has led the Rams to 16 consecutive NCAA tournaments and has received eight Mountain West Coach of the Year honors. Hilbert has been a Division I head coach for 24 years and has been named an AVCA Regional Coach of the Year three times, including in 2011. Hilbert is Colorado States winningest coach (403 victories) and ranks 10th among active Division-I coaches with 578 career wins. His .799 winning percentage ranks 15th all-time. The veteran has coached CSU to 10 regular-season and five Mountain West tournament titles, including four straight regular-season championships. He has coached 10 AVCA All-Americans, including three in the past two seasons. He has also defeated 40 nationally ranked teams while coaching at CSU, and has led the Rams as high as third nationally.
Colorado State Associate Head Coach
Brook Coulter joined the Colorado State coaching staff prior to the 2012 season, and holds a role with aspects of the volleyball program. Her primary focus includes working with defensive specialists, serving and serve-receiving. Coulter previously spent one season as an assistant coach at Georgia, training the outside hitters and liberos, as well as coordinating camps and working with academics. Prior to her time at Georgia, Coulter was an assistant at the University of Denver for four seasons. The Pioneers went 77-54 during her tenure, including a program-best 25-7 mark in 2008. In college, Coulter was a four-year starter and three-year captain at the University of California. She still holds the career service aces record for the University of California. After graduation, Coulter spent several seasons playing internationally, and has also coached several national teams.
Colorado State Assistant Coach
Matthew Botsford completed his first season with the Rams in 2012, and holds more than a dozen years of collegiate assistant coaching experience to Fort Collins, including stints at Miami and Notre Dame. At those two stops, Botsford coached six All-Americans and was influential in signing two top-20 recruiting classes. More recently, he was the head coach of Lindesberg Volley, a Swedish club team. He led the squad to its first-ever appearance in the finals of the top league in Sweden, winning the Elite Series. At CSU, he works primarily with the blockers. The Rams ranked No. 15 nationally in blocks per set in 2012, led by Megan Plourde, who ranked eighth nationally. Botsford played for Tri-State University, earning four all-conference honors and still holds numerous school records.
Current and Former Colorado State women's volleyball players, along with experienced coaches from all over the country will complete the camp staff. All camp coaches will have high skill levels and/or extensive coaching experience. Coaches are charged to create a fun, positive and challenging atmosphere.