Chuck Amshoff took over the Union Lady Bulldog volleyball program in August of 2011, making him the 11th head coach in the program's 20-year history.
Amshoff comes to Union after spending one season at Ave Marie (Fla.), where he guided the Gyrenes to a 4-23 overall record and a 1-12 mark in the very difficult The Sun Conference.
No stranger to the state of Kentucky, Amshoff spent two years coaching at Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) and coached at and received his Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance from the University of Louisville.
Overall, Amshoff boasts a collegiate coaching record of 47-56. In two seasons, he led the volleyball program to a 43-33 mark. In his second year, he guided Lindsey Wilson to an overall record of 28-9, the second highest single season win total in the program's history while advancing to the Conference Finals with players on the AVCA All-American, All-Tournament, and Conference teams.
Amshoff also served as the head tennis coach at Lindsey Wilson. Over two seasons, He led the women's program to a 30-9 record while the men's program notched a 25-11 mark. Both squads won back-to-back Mid-South Conference regular-season and tournament titles, and the women advanced to the NAIA national semifinals each of his two seasons while the men advanced to the second round.
Amshoff also brought the school's first ever Women's Single National Championship and was Coach of the Year two years in a row.
In addition, Amshoff served as an assistant at a number of NCAA Division I programs, including the Louisville, James Madison and most recently Tennessee State. While at Louisville, the Cardinals won the 2002 Conference USA regular-season championships, advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament and finished 26-8 overall.
In addition, Amshoff coached at the KIVA, Kentucky Indiana Volleyball Academy, for 16 years, one of the top volleyball clubs in the country and served as head coach at Presentation Academy in Louisville for three seasons. Amshoff's Club Volleyball Accomplishments:
- 2 AAU National Championships
- 1 JVDA National Championship
- 2 AAU National Championship Runner-Up
- 2 National Qualifier Runner-Up
- 1 Third-place AAU National Championship
- 9 National Qualifier Championships
- 3 Central Zone Championships
- 10 AAU Top Ten Finishes
- 2 AAU Most Valuable Player
- 1 JVDA Most Valuable Player
- 15 AAU All-Americans
- 4 JVDA All-Americans
- 1 Player Named to Junior Olympics All-Tournament
- 3 Third-place finishes at Junior Olympics
- 2 Fifth-place finishes at Junior Olympics
- 3 Top Ten finishes at Junior Olympics
- 5 Top 25 finished at Junior Olympics