Steve Vencl
Steve Vencl

Position:
Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Toledo


Steve Vencl joined the University of Cincinnati volleyball staff in March, 2012.

In his first season with Cincinnati, Vencl helped lead the Bearcats to a 12-20 record and advance to the semifinal round of the BIG EAST Championship.

Before his time at UC, Vencl spent the 2011 season with head coach Molly Alvey in Houston after serving as the volunteer assistant coach at Marquette during the 2010 season. That year the MU program set the school record for wins (23) and conference wins (11) and posted a school-record 14-match win streak. They finished third in the Big East standings, and Vencl coached three players to AVCA All-Region honors.

He also assisted with the implementation of practice plans and provided daily position training to the middle hitters, outside hitters, right-side hitters and the defensive specialists while at Marquette. In his role as volunteer assistant, Vencl also was responsible for all opponent video breakdown and the execution of the weekly video exchange.

Prior to his time at Marquette, Vencl was the assistant coach at Baldwin-Wallace College where he assisted with the daily organization and planning of practice. He also provided individual training to the middle and outside hitters. In addition, Vencl was responsible for scouting and compiling game plans. He also assisted with the development of the strength and conditioning program and coordinated all home match management duties.

Vencl was also the head coach of the Toledo men's volleyball club from 2005-2006. While in that position, he managed all try-outs, practices and matches. He also developed the strength and conditioning program and managed the team's administration including, team travel and equipment and uniform purchases. He was a member of the team from 1999-2002.

He has also served as a club coach with the Cleveland Volleyball Company and the Toledo Volleyball Club and was an assistant coach at St. Ursula Academy in Toledo, Ohio.

Vencl received a bachelor of arts in individualized programs from the University of Toledo.