Coaching Staff

Danielle Kohut

Head Coach

  • 2016 will be Coach Kohut's sixth season as head coach
  • Has led the Norse to the semifinals of the six-team Iowa Conference Tournament twice
  • Has coached six first team all-conference performers including 2015 Co-Rookie of the Year Emma Veum (2015)
  • Took over Norse program after serving as a graduate assistant at NCAA II St. Cloud State University (MN), where she was a defensive specialist and setter for the Husky volleyball team from 2003-05
  • Prior to joining the Husky program, she spent a year as an assistant at Willinston State College, N.D., where she helped lead the Tetons to two conference championships, two regional tournaments and one trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II National Tournament prior to transferring to St. Cloud State University

Haylie Franklin

Assistant Volleyball Coach

  • Haylie begins her second season as assistant coach
  • 2015 graduate of Upper Iowa University
  • After transferring from Drake University in 2012, Haylie played middle blocker and was a co-captain for Upper Iowa in 2013 and 2014
  • 2010 graduate of Muscatine High School
  • Four sport athlete while at Muscatine High School (volleyball, softball, basketball and track)


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