• Three NCAA Div. III national titles
  • 11 NCAA Div. III playoff berths
  • 17 Iowa Conference championships

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Coaching staff

Kent Clayberg
Head coach
Iowa Conference coach of the year--2003, 2005, 2007

Kent Clayberg joined the Central volleyball staff as an assistant coach in 1998 before being promoted to associate head coach in 2002 and then head coach in 2003.

A 1990 Central graduate, Clayberg has compiled a 261-148 (.638) record in 12 seasons as head coach, winning five Iowa Conference titles and earning four NCAA Division III playoff berths. He was the Iowa Conference coach of the year in 2007 after sharing the honor in 2003 and 2005.

Clayberg has been an instrumental part of a Dutch program which has produced three NCAA Division III championships, 11 NCAA playoff berths and 17 Iowa Conference titles.Kent Clayberg

He has been selected three times to coach all-star squads in international competition through USA Athletes International, Inc. He coached a Division III team in the Netherlands in 2001, took a squad of Division II all-stars to the Northern University Games in Cairn, Australia in 2005 and led a team of combined division players to Scotland in 2009.

Clayberg previously was an elementary school teacher at Boone, Iowa. He earned a master’s degree in education with a concentration in exercise physiology from Iowa State University. He was a student coach for the Cyclone volleyball team for one season and served as a club coach as well. Clayberg also teaches in Central’s exercise science department.

Phone: (641) 628-5139
Email: claybergk@central.edu


Liz SandersLiz Sanders
Assistant coach

Travis YetsTravis Yets
Assistant coach

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