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COACHING STAFF

 

Paul Koncir | Associate Head Coach

Paul Koncir comes to UTSA with 17 years of Division I coaching experience as a Head Coach, Associate Head Coach in the Big Ten Conference and Assistant Coach. He helped lead Indiana to 11 Nationally Ranked wins and 35 wins against the top 100. The program had the best season in its history reaching the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament and the two best hitting percentages in program history. Koncir developed 19 National or Big Ten selections including a First Team All-American. He also developed the all-time leaders in Digs, Blocks, and Hitting Percentage and the Rally Scoring leaders in Assists and Service Aces at Indiana.

As the Head Coach at Towson University, the Tigers had two seasons with 19 or more wins, eight all conference selections and players setting 21 top 10 records in the program. While at George Mason University, Koncir was the Assistant Coach for both the Men’s and Women’s programs. With the men’s program the Patriots finished ranked #14 in the nation, had a First Team All American, the EIVA Player of the Year and 10 All Conference Selections. The women’s program developed the CAA Player of the Year, and 4 All CAA Selections. His first coaching job was as the Assistant Coach at Georgetown University. There he developed an All Region Selection, The Big East Rookie of the Year, 6 All Big East Selections, the All Time Assist Leader and two of the top 5 Career Block and Kill Leaders at Georgetown.

Koncir played Division I volleyball at George Mason University as a Defensive Specialist and starting Outside Hitter. He competed in Scotland in the Open Championship five times winning the tournament twice and being selected as the Most Valuable Player in 2003.

 

Dominique Gonzalez  |  Assistant Coach

Two-time National Champion Dominique Gonzalez joins the UTSA volleyball coaching staff in March 2017 and will primarily be responsible for the team defense and passing, working closely with the liberos and defensive specialists.

Gonzalez returns to the Alamo City after a one-year stint at Kent State where she helped the Golden Flashes become one of the top defensive teams in The Mid-American Conference, primarily working with back row defenders and passers.

In her one season, she helped Kent State register the third-most digs in program history with 2,017 and guided the Flashes to a MAC season-high 114 digs in a five-set triumph over Miami that snapped the Hurricanes’ school-record 20-match win streak. At seasons end, the Flashes posted 16.67 digs per set, best for 35th in the nation and third in the MAC.

The San Antonio native also helped mentor a pair of first team All-MAC selections in libero Challen Geraghty and outside hitter Kelsey Bittinger. Geraghty ranked fourth in the nation in digs (669) and digs per set (5.53) and posted the second-most digs in a season in program history. Bittinger tallied 3.19 digs per frame to top all non defensive specialists in the league.

Prior to her time in Ohio, Gonzalez spent a short stint at Penn State after graduation as a volunteer assistant where she helped with film analysis and defensive skills. She also served as an assistant coach with Alamo Club Volleyball for the 16 Premiere Team in San Antonio and helped out at UTSA for the 2014 semester training with the defense.

Before her coaching career began, Gonzalez was a three-time team captain for the two-time National Champion Nittany Lions (2011-14) that made four appearances at the NCAA Tournament, including three Final Fours, and captured back-to-back Big Ten championship titles in 2012 and 2013.

Gonzalez earned a degree in kinesiology with a minor in fitness studies from Penn State in 2015.

 

Other camp staff will include area college, high school, and club coaches, as well as current and former Roadrunner players.