Kim Jagd Promoted to Assistant Head Coach

June 4, 2007

Kim Jagd has been promoted to assistant head coach of the UCLA women's volleyball program effective immediately, it was announced today by head coach Andy Banachowski.

Jagd has been highly involved with USA Volleyball over the past several years and was selected to direct the 2003 USA Volleyball girls High Performance A2 Camp in Colorado Springs. She has also served as the head coach of the High Performance A2 program and the head coach of the High Performance National Team in 2004 and '05. A CAP II Certified coach, Jagd spoke at USA Volleyball coaches clinics and camps in January and July of 2005.

During her tenure with the Bruins, Jagd has coached four Olympians including 2000 beach volleyball Olympians Jenny (Johnson) Jordan and Annett Buckner Davis along with 2004 Olympians Wiz Bachman (indoor) and Elaine Youngs (beach). All four were coached by Jagd during their UCLA careers, while Youngs was also coached by Jagd during her high school career at El Toro High School.

She has served as UCLA's recruiting coordinator, landing Volleyball Magazine's top recruiting class of 1995 and '96 as well as the second-ranked class in '97.

'Kim has been a constant fixture in our program for the last dozen years,' said Banachowski. 'She has been deserving of this promotion for some time. Her efforts in our recruiting have been tireless and have resulted in the outstanding athletes that we have in our program.

'She also brings to the program excellent insights into the psyche of our young female athletes, as well as a clear understanding of the game.'

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