|Title:||Head Volleyball Coach / SWA|
Sue DuMars enters her 17th season looking to lead a youthful squad into the upper echelon of the Capital Athletic Conference. The Spartans have fashioned a mark of 110-58 over the last five seasons including 2007’s stellar 30-6 record and 2010's 27-6 mark.
DuMars, a three-time CAC Coach-of-the-Year, earned the 2003 Capital Athletic Conference Coach-of-the-Year as she led the Spartans to a 26-11 record and an appearance in the CAC championship game as the Spartans finished tied for first in the CAC. DuMars picked up her 200th career win on October 28, 2006 when the Spartans downed Moravian College 3-2. DuMars guided the Spartans to 19 wins in 2008 with just one senior on her squad. The 2009 squad finished with 18 wins as the youthful squad gained valuable experience in playing a number of tightly contested matches.
DuMars ranks first on the all-time Spartan coaching wins list with 310 victories in her 15 seasons at the helm of the program. She surpassed Don Stabler’s school record of 90 wins on September 22, 2001, when the Spartans defeated St. Mary’s College. She picked up her 300th career win on September 14, 2011 when the Spartans blanked Hood 3-0 in a Capital Athletic Conference match. DuMars owns an overall record of 310-226.
DuMars has recruited and coached 22 All-Capital Athletic Conference players including two-time CAC Player-of-the-Year Kerry Casperson. Casperson is just one of two CAC, two-time Player-of-the-Year in any sport in York College history. The Spartans have seven 20-plus win seasons under the guidance of DuMars.
In addition to her duties on the floor, DuMars works with fundraising and marketing for the Spartan athletic department.
DuMars resides in York with her husband, Steve, and their four children, Nick, Luke, Jake, and Georgia.
Dan Mickle joins the York College volleyball program as an assistant coach for the 2013 season.
Coach Mickle brings a wealth of experience to the Spartan program. His vast playing experience has spanned two decades with both the indoor and outdoor game. He has a very unique managing and coaching style that fits well with the players, coaches and parents of the program.
Currently, Mickle is entering into his 14th year with Red Land volleyball. His coaching experience also includes five years with the Harrisburg Area Community College men’s volleyball team, two years as coach and club director for Yorktowne Volleyball Club, 10 years with Soul Volleyball Club, three years coaching at the West Shore YMCA and six years coaching for the Keystone State Games.
Mickle was recently inducted into the inaugural class for the Hall of Fame at Harrisburg Area Community College. He was a four-time Mid-Penn Coach of the Year. In 2000, Mickle was a USAV Open Beach National Champion. He was also a USAV Robert Lindsay Award Recipient in 2008 and a gold medalist at the State games of America in 2009
Mickle has a multitude of playing experience. He was on the Harrisburg Area Community College team for two years. He competed on the USAV Adult team for 16 years, and the AVP/AVPNext team for two years. Mickle also competed on the Toyota Pro Beach team for 8 years. He was a 14-year member of the Keystone State Games and played in the State Games of America once.
A graduate of Red Land High School and Harrisburg Area Community College, Mickle is finishing up his bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and Coaching at California University of Pennsylvania.
Mickle resides in New Cumberland with his wife Teri and two daughters, Morgan and Lily.