Eastern Nazarene’s Derek Schmitt Reaches 200 Career Women’s Volleyball Coaching Victories

Eastern Nazarene’s Derek Schmitt Reaches 200 Career Women’s Volleyball Coaching Victories

QUINCY, Mass.- Eastern Nazarene College third year head men's and women's volleyball coach Derek Schmitt earned his 200th women's volleyball coaching win on November 8, 2019 as the Lions edged Mitchell 3-2 in the New England Collegiate Conference Tournament semifinals.

Schmitt owns a combined career record of 286-290 with 201 victories on the women's side and 85 wins on the men's side. He has tallied 99 victories in six total seasons at Eastern Nazarene as he also spent three years as the head coach of the Crusaders from 2002-04. Schmitt previously collected 76 wins in five seasons at Southern Wesleyan and 26 victories in two years at UMass-Boston.

Schmitt guided Eastern Nazarene to its first-ever NECC Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance in 2019.