2001 Lady Bulldog Volleyball Coaching Staff

Head Coach Brian Dunn

Brian Dunn begins his fourth season as head volleyball coach at Union after leading the Lady Bulldogs to their second straight regular season conference title and second consecutive NAIA Region XI Tournament appearance. The Lady Dogs finished their third season with an overall record of 35-10, improving Dunn’s three-season record to 113-29.

Dunn has led the Lady Bulldogs softball program to a 263-56 record over the past five years. Union softball has accomplished four straight seasons with 50 plus wins along with four straight Top 10 rankings in the NAIA. The Lady Dogs have earned three consecutive TranSouth Conference Championships and two MidSouth Region Championships. Last season, Dunn led Union to their second ever NAIA Softball World Series where the Lady Bulldogs finished third. Also in 2000, Dunn led Union to the NCCAA National Softball Championship.

During his four-year tenure at Union, Dunn has coached 35 all-conference, 26 all-region, 13 All-American, and 18 scholar athlete award winners. Dunn has earned 14 coach of the year awards including being named the 1998 NCCAA National Softball Coach of the Year.

Dunn is a 1989 graduate of San Diego State University, where he helped lead the baseball team to a Western Athletic Conference Championship and a Top 25 national ranking. His coaching career began at Riverside High School in Parsons, Tennessee where he led the Lady Panther softball team to their first appearance in the state tournament.

Brian Dunn is married to the former Emily Garrett, a 1986 graduate of Union University. They have two daughters, Addison Grace(3) and Ashlee Claire(1).

Assistant Coach Kim Mashburn

Kim Mashburn, a native of Memphis, played her senior season for the Lady Bulldogs after transfering to Union from UT Martin in the summer of 2000. While at Union, Mashburn led the TranSouth Conference in aces. She has a major in Marketing and Advertising with a minor in Management Information Systems.

Mashburn prepped at Briarcrest High School in Memphis, TN where she led her team to state tournament in both her junior and senior seasons. She was named All-State, All-Region, and All-Metro in high school.

Kim is the daughter of Robert and Phyllis Mashburn and has two sisters, Leah and Melissa.

Coaching Records (Year by Year)
Year Head Coach Record
2001 Brian Dunn 32-6
2000 Brian Dunn 35-10
1999 Brian Dunn 44-6
1998 Brian Dunn 34-13

 

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