Assistant Coach Gary VanCauwenberge

To contact Coach VanCauwenberge, please call him in his office at 440-826-4368 or email him at gvancauw@bw.edu.

Gary VanCauwenberge will serve as a first-year assistant volleyball coach at Baldwin Wallace University, but he is no stranger to the collegiate games of volleyball and softball.

VanCauwenberge comes to the College after spending the last nine years as the head volleyball and softball coach at Lake Erie College.  

While at Lake Erie, VanCauwenberge led the Storm to a record of 51-84, incuding a 13-21 mark during the 2007.  The 13 wins marked the most victories in a season since the 1992 season.   He was tabbed as the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Co-Coach of the Year in 2001.  VanCauwenberge guided the Storm to three straight Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament berths,  including two consecutive Final Four appearances in 2006 and 2007. 

In softball, VanCauwenberge led the Storm to ECAC tournament appearances in 2006 and 2008, a school-record 26 victories and a number-five ranking in the Central Region in 2006. He also was tabbed as the AMCC Coach of the Year in 2004.

Prior to Lake Erie, VanCauwenberge spent two seasons at Amherst College in Massachusetts as an assistant volleyball coach. While at Amherst, the Jeffs made a second-round appearance in the NCAA Championships and won the New England Small College Athletic Conference title.

A 2000 graduate from Ohio Wesleyan University, VanCauwenberge earned a health and physical education degree. He played three seasons of volleyball as an outside and middle hitter for the Battling Bishops, serving as captain. VanCauwenberge also played one year as an outfielder for the Ohio Wesleyan baseball team. After graduating from OWU, VanCauwenberge received a Masters of Exercise and Sports Studies and a National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education Level IV certificate from Smith College in 2002.

He also has serves as a U16 coach at the Academy of Volleyball Cleveland.


VanCauwenberge Headlines:

Baldwin Wallace Volleyball Adds Gary VanCauwenberge and Allison Streicher to its Coaching Staff
(Posted on July 21, 2011)

This page was last updated on August 30, 2011.
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