Trish Siedlik will enter her 15th season at the helm of the Bellevue University volleyball program in 2020 and has taken the Bruins to the NAIA National Tournament in 11 of the past 13 seasons.
Siedlik has a 411-162 (.717) record in 14 seasons at BU and a 535-183 (.745) career record in 18 seasons as a collegiate head coach. Her .745 career winning percentage ranks fifth among active coaches in the NAIA and her 535 wins rank ninth among active NAIA coaches.
Siedlik guided the 2019 BU volleyball team to its 12th appearance in the NAIA National Tournament, finishing with a 28-10 overall record and a No. 19 final national ranking. In 2017, Siedlik led the Bruins to a 30-13 record, marking the 10th time in Siedlik's career she has guided her squad to 30 or more wins in a season.
She led the 2016 Bruins to the NAIA National Tournament, finishing with a 32-12 overall record and a No. 23 final national ranking. The 32 wins were the fourth-highest in school history.
The 2013 season marked the seventh-straight season Siedlik guided the Bruins to the NAIA National Tournament, claiming both the MCAC regular season and tournament titles. Siedlik earned MCAC Coach of the Year accolades for the ninth time in her career and for the seventh time in the last 10 seasons after leading BU to an overall record of 34-9 and a No. 25 final national ranking.
She led the Bruins to a school-record 36 wins in 2012, finishing the season with an overall record of 36-11 and a No. 17 final national ranking.
Siedlik was also the head coach for the Great Plains Tornados in their inaugural season in 2013. The semi-professional league, which is sanctioned by USA Volleyball, is comprised of former collegiate athletes.
Prior to BU, Siedlik was the head coach at College of Saint Mary in Omaha from 2002-2005. During her four years, the Flames compiled a 124-21 record, including a conference record of 60-3, winning four MCAC regular season and tournament titles, two Region IV titles, and three NAIA National Tournament appearances, making it to the Elite Eight in 2004.
In her 13 seasons of coaching in the MCAC, Siedlik guided her teams to 10 regular-season league titles and 11 conference tournament championships. She collected six regular season and seven tournament titles at Bellevue.
Siedlik led her squads to the MCAC Tournament title match in 12 of 13 seasons as a head coach and compiled an 11-1 record in the MCAC championship match.
She has coached 17 NAIA All-Americans, 76 first-team all-conference players, 11 conference Players of the Year, 42 all-region athletes and 31 NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
Siedlik played collegiate volleyball at CSM from 1995-98 and was named the MCAC Player of the Year in 1997 while also earning honorable mention All-American honors. She graduated with a computer graphics degree in 1999.
She is married to Michael Siedlik Jr. who is employed with the Omaha Fire Department. They have two sons, Brandon and Luke, and one daughter, Mandy.
Updated Jan. 6, 2020