Women’s Volleyball Head Coach at Messiah College
Motheral is a 2010 graduate of Houghton College (N.Y.) where she was a four-year competitor who excelled both on and off the court. A middle blocker, Motheral was a two-time All-American Mideast Conference player and three-time member of the Dean’s List. In her final season she was named an NAIA Scholar-Athlete All-American.
After earning a Master’s Degree in Education Leadership from the University of Rio Grande in 2012, Motheral was worked as an assistant coach at Montreat College in North Carolina. She was there for just one season before being hired as the head coach at Taylor in the summer of 2013.
The appointment at Taylor was significant for Motheral considering the Trojans are one of the all-time winningest programs in NAIA history. She did well to carry the torch, as she led the team to a 19-12 record in 2013 with an appearance in the Crossroads League Semifinals.
In 2014 Motheral led the Trojans to an impressive 26-13 record, including a 13-5 mark in the conference. An upset of No. 3-ranked Wayland Baptist highlighted the season even as the team eventually dropped a thrilling five-set match in the Tournament Championship. In 2015, Motheral’s final season with Taylor, the Trojans went 15-15 with an 11-7 mark in the conference.
In her first year (2016) with the Messiah College Falcons she guided the program to a record of 26-8, with a sixth-straight appearance in the MAC Commonwealth Championship. Motheral was also named MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year. In 2017 they had a record of 14-17.
Men’s Volleyball Head Coach at St. Andrews College
Nick Nick Rawls becomes the first Head Coach of the brand-new Men’s Volleyball program at St. Andrews University.
A native of Brantford, Ontario, Canada, Rawls is a 2012 graduate of West Virginia University. He played three seasons of club volleyball while at WVU.
Rawls also worked with the WVU women's volleyball program from 2008-12 in a variety of roles including practice player, team manager and volunteer assistant coach.
He also served as the coach for the Brant Youth Volleyball Club 18-under and 16-under programs in 2012.
Rawls comes to St. Andrews from the University of Rio Grande (OH) where he was the women’s volleyball assistant coach for the last two years.
Rawls graduated from WVU with a bachelor’s of science in athletic coaching education. He followed up that degree with a Master in educational leadership from the University of Rio Grande.
Past players – Not currently active
Corey Hansen (Mohawk)
Steve Vellenga (Mohawk)
Jake Roorda (Fanshawe)
Kyle Hussey (Mohawk)
Logan Varga (was at Niagara, heard is back playing there this year)
Jess Gaukel (Guelph)
Jess Hill (Seneca)
Mackenzie Pulham (Mohawk)
Stacey Dafoe (Mohawk)
Jess Dulmage (Mac).