Sydney Antonio has been named St. Ursula Academy’s interim head volleyball coach for the 2016-17 school year. Coach Antonio comes to SUA with a background as a collegiate player for Miami University, former assistant volleyball coach at SUA, and current associate club director of Toledo Volleyball Club. She is also a 2014 graduate of SUA.
“We are pleased that Sydney has agreed to this new role at St. Ursula. Her passion for volleyball and coaching young women was evident during the interview process. As a former SUA volleyball player and graduate, Coach Antonio understands the traditions and expectations of St. Ursula volleyball. We are excited about the future of St. Ursula volleyball,” said SUA Athletic Director Mike Donnelly.
Coach Antonio is taking the place of John Buck who coached for 20 seasons. As the interim head coach, Antonio’s work over the coming year will be focused on laying the foundation for a smooth transition.
The record of SUA’s volleyball program over the past six years include: six league titles, six sectional titles, six district titles, five regional titles, state champions in 2010, and state runner-up in 2011 and 2013.