Houck Field House
Houck Field House is the home of the Southeast Missouri volleyball team.The 40,000-square foot building features a sports court as its playing surface. Houck Field House also has the ability to fit two regulation-size volleyball courts.Read More
Julie Yankus is in her sixth season at the helm of the Southeast Missouri State womens volleyball program. Through five seasons as the head coach of the Redhawks, Yankus has compiled an overall record of 73-88 and an Ohio Valley Conference record of 45-39.
Yankus teams have competed at the OVC Championship Tournament all five seasons under her instruction. Yankus has mentored six All-OVC Team selections, two OVC All-Newcomer Team selections, and two All-OVC Tournament Team honorees.
In 2012, her second season at the helm of the Redhawks, Yankus guided the Redhawks to an OVC West Division crown. The Redhawks finished 21-13 overall with a 12-4 record in conference play. 2012s record was the best record by Southeast since the 2007 season. Southeast Missouri was picked third in the preseason poll and finished the season first in the West Division and qualified for the OVC Tournament.
Southeast Missouri hired Carly Thomas as an assistant volleyball coach Tuesday.
Thomas joins the Redhawks after spending a year at Missouri State. She will coach the setters and be responsible for travel, film exchange, home match management and academic development among other duties.
“I am thrilled to add Carly to our staff. I believe her experience as a player and a coach will greatly contribute to our program,” said head coach Julie Yankus. “I know she will make an immediate impact with our team once she enters the gym.”