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Published December 23, 2013, 08:55 PM

UND Associate Head Coach Dan Brown Among Those Applying for UND Volleyball Head Coaching Job

As of mid-afternoon Monday, Dec. 23, 26 people had applied for the UND head coaching vacancy.

By: Pat Sweeney, WDAZ

(GRAND FORKS) -- UND associate head coach Dan Brown is among more than two dozen people who have applied for the UND head volleyball coaching vacancy.

As of mid-afternoon Monday, Dec. 23, 26 people had applied for the job.

Brown joined the UND staff in 2010. In 2011, he was promoted to associate head coach under Ashley Hardee, who resigned earlier this month. Brown is also UND's recruiting coordinator.

During Brown's time on the UND staff, UND won two Great West Conference regular season titles, and one Big Sky Conference title.

In 2009, Brown was a volunteer assistant coach at the University of Minnesota, where the Gophers posted a 28-8 record and reached the NCAA Final Four.

Also, Brown was the Under-15 Director of the Minnesota One Volleyball club team for eight years. In 2010, he led Minnesota One to a No. 10 national ranking.

Brown also worked three seasons as head coach at Bloomington Jefferson High School from 2003-05.

Others applying at UND:

- Former Northern Arizona and San Jose State head coach Henry Choate.

- Former Ole Miss head coach Joe Getzin.

- Former Georgia State head coach Tami Audia.

- Baylor associate head coach Mark Pryor.

- Utah State associate head coach Jeremiah Larsen.

- Colorado-Boulder assistant coach J.T. Wenger.

- Southern University at New Orleans head coach Naomi Washington.

- Winthrop assistant coach Michael King.

- East Carolina assistant coach Brandon Crisp

- Radford assistant coach Christopher Hertel.

- Chadron State assistant coach Jenna Jester.

- Murray State assistant coach Dongping Fang.

- North Texas volunteer assistant coach Geno Frugoli.

- North Texas associate head coach Albert Givens.

- Arkansas-Fort Smith assistant coach Matthew Waack.

- Southern Maine head coach Thomas Gardner.

- SUNY at Buffalo assistant coach James Goodridge.

- Huron Valley head coach Eric Stark.

- Antonio Cortese, former head coach of youth teams in Rome, Italy.

- Patricia Melfy, head coach at Gilbert (AZ) High School.

- Covance Mortimer, former head coach at St. Augustine's (NC).

- Ashley Ziegle, graduate assistant at Concord (WV).

- Robert Hadaway, former head coach at William Woods (MO)

- Dardo Olivera, stock investor, Ogden, UT.

- Henry Hauger, hardware salesman, Yankton, SD.

UND's application deadline is Jan. 3.

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