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Head Coach Caira Dortch

Caira Dortch
Head Coach

Caira Dortch will begin her sixth season (2018-19) as the head coach of the SBU volleyball program.

One of Dortch's players made the MIAA All-Conference Honorable Mention team in 2018, as well as 10 players making the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.

Following the 2017 season, Dortch had 1 MIAA All-Conference Honorable Mention player and sent 10 players to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll. She also guided the team to the AVCA Team Academic Award.

In 2016, she had 1 MIAA All-Conference Honorable Mention player and had 7 players make the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.

In 2015, Dortch helped lead 3 players to the All-MIAA team and placed 10 players on the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.

In the 2014 season, Caira had 3 MIAA All-Conference Honorable Mention players and placed 9 players on the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.

Caira came to SBU after spending three seasons (2011-2014) as the top assistant coach at Drury University (Mo.). At Drury, Dortch primarily trained the Defense and Outside Hitters.  She helped lead the volleyball team to their first ever GLVC conference tournament win in 2011.  Caira coached multiple All-Conference and Academic All-Conference players while at Drury.  In 2009, Caira was the Assistant Varsity/Head JV Coach at Evangel and helped lead the team to a 28-9 record and a berth in the NAIA National Tournament.

Caira graduated in 2009 from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Pyschology and a minor in French. Caira played volleyball for Arkansas from 2005-2009 where she was a setter and defensive specialist.  Caira went on to receive her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Evangel University in 2011.

Caira Dortch currently resides in Springfield, Missouri with her husband Jarrod and two daughters, Addisyn and Evyn.