Randy Daniel is the all-time winningest coach in Wallace State volleyball history, compiling a 370-80 career record with the Lions after 10 seasons.
Daniel is the one constant behind Wallace State’s recent conference dominance. He has led the Lions to eight consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) championships, nine regular season titles in a row, and eight straight NJCAA Division I national tournament appearances.
Daniel, who racked up yet another ACCC Coach of the Year trophy, led Wallace State to a 38-4 record during the 2016 season.
At Wallace State, Daniel has coached eight ACCC “Player of the Years,” eight ACCC tournament MVP, one 1st-team NJCAA All-American, two 2nd-team NJCAA All-American, six NJCAA Honorable Mention All-Americans and 57 All-Region players in 10 seasons.
Under Daniel, Wallace State has also compiled records of: 39-8 in 2015; 35-10 in 2014; 30-17 in 2013; 33-8 in 2012; 42-5 in 2011; 53-3 in 2010; 34-6 in 2009; 42-6 in 2008 and 24-13 during Daniel’s inaugural season in 2007.
Prior to Daniel’s tenure at Wallace State, he spent 10 years coaching in the high school ranks. He won a state championship in 2001 at Winston County High School and finished runner-up in 2003. His former players currently hold numerous records in the AHSAA statistical categories, and many others are ranked very highly.
Daniel holds a bachelor’s degree in Comprehensive Science from The University of Alabama and a master’s degree in education from Montana State University. In addition to coaching the Lady Lions, he teaches geology for Wallace State.
Wallace State volleyball has won 18 conference championships and made 16 appearances at the national tournament. Both marks are tops in the state.