Kyle Shondell enters his first season as an assistant coach under April Hall after serving a five-year stint (July 2007 – May 2012)
as Purdue University women’s volleyball senior manager. He worked
closely in training with all skill positions, coordinated video setup
and aided in travel logistics.
During Shondell’s tenure at
Purdue, the Boilermakers advanced to three Sweet Sixteens and an Elite
Eight. Shondell also played for (2008-09) and trained (2011) the Purdue
Men’s Club Volleyball team.
Shondell also spent six years
coaching club volleyball in the Lafayette area. He was the head coach of
the 16 Elite squad at Lafayette Area Volleyball Academy (LAVA) where he
ran middle hitter and setter positional clinics, produced
the club newsletter and managed LAVA’s social media outlets.
to joining LAVA, Shondell worked with Raider Volleyball Club,
Performance Point VBC, and Lafayette Volleyball Academy (LVA). In his
time with LVA, Shondell helped two teams earn top-50 finishes at AAU
Nationals (2010 and 2011). His positions included head coach for the 15
Regional squad and assistant coach for the 16 and 17 Elite teams.
Shondell graduated from Purdue University in May 2012 with a bachelor's degree in Professional Writing and a minor in History.