WOT associate head coach Tim Nollan talks about the No. 3 Trojans hosting No. 16 Oregon, Oregon State as well as Keao Burdine being named to the U.S. National Team.
The sixth-seeded Women of Troy fell, 3-0, to third-seeded Texas in the Austin Regional Final.
Tim Nollan is in his ninth season (2015) with the USC women's volleyball program and serves as the Trojans' associate head coach. Nollan is also USC's recruiting coordinator and assists with day-to-day training, setter training, team offense, and the development of game-day strategy.
Nollan's 2010 USC recruiting class was ranked No. 1 in the nation by Prep Volleyball and both his 2013 and 2014 classes were tabbed the No. 2 recruiting class in the country. USC's 2011 class was ranked 10th overall.
As an assistant coach, Nollan spent four seasons (2004-07) at Pepperdine where the Waves registered a 63-50 overall record and made three trips to the NCAA tournament.
Nollan assisted Pepperdine in landing back-to-back top-10 recruiting classes with the No. 10 class in 2005 according to Volleyball Magazine and the No. 7 class in 2006 according to PrepVolleyball.com. He also had a hand in recruiting Pepperdine's 2008 class, which was ranked No. 8 by Volleyball Magazine.
He served as a volunteer assistant coach for the Women of Troy during the program's 2003 national championship season.
At the club level, Nollan guided his Club Troy 16's to a bronze medal at the 2012 Junior Olympics. Previously, Nollan took his Sports Shack 16-1 team to the 2007 Reno Festival title. In 2008, his team finished second at the Reno Festival while his 2009 16-1 team finished in the regional top ten and qualified for the Junior Olympics. He previously served as head coach in the Sports Shack 18-1 team for four years (1999-2003). His 2005 14-1 squad posted a seventh-place finish at the Reno Festival.
Nollan was the head coach for the boys' varsity volleyball team at Campbell Hall High in North Hollywood, where he graduated in 1996. He began working with the volleyball teams there in 1998 when he was hired as the girls' volleyball varsity assistant coach. That season, he helped lead the team to the CIF Southern Section semifinals.
In 1999, he added to his responsibilities as the boys' junior varsity head coach. Nollan was promoted to head coach of both the girls and boys varsity volleyball teams in August 1999. As head coach, he guided the 1999 girls' squad and the 2002 boys' squad to the CIF Southern Section quarterfinals and led his boys' squad to the 1999 Delphic League championship.
Nollan graduated from USC in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in international relations and a minor in psychology. He earned his master's degree from Pepperdine in 2007 in educational technology.
Nollan and his wife Kristen reside in La Canada, Calif., with their daughters, Avery and Emma, their son Deacon, and their dog Poppy.