Fritz Rosenberg
Fritz Rosenberg

Position:
Assistant Coach

Experience:
2nd Year

Alma Mater:
Ball State, 2008

Brad "Fritz" Rosenberg joined the Missouri State volleyball coaching staff April 8, 2011, after spending the 2010 season as a volunteer assistant coach at the University of Kentucky.

Rosenberg made an immediate impact on the MSU coaching staff, helping the Bears to a 22-9 record and NCAA Tournament in his first season.

At Kentucky, Rosenberg helped the Wildcats (17-14) to the NCAA Tournament while coaching SEC Libero of the Year Stephanie Klefot and AVCA Honorable Mention All-America middle blocker Lauren Rapp, who helped UK rank second in the SEC in blocks per set.

Prior to his stint in Lexington, Rosenberg was an assistant coach at the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Ind., where he assisted with all aspects of a program that finished third place in the Mid-Central Conference and carried the highest team GPA of any USF program.

Rosenberg spent 2006-09 associated with the men's and women's club teams Ball State University, where he also earned a degree in sports administration with a business minor in 2008. With Rosenberg as the co-head coach of the women's team, Ball State amassed a 108-6 overall record and three top-five national finishes in three seasons, earning Rosenberg a NIRSA National Co-Head Coach of the Year award in 2008. On the men's side, Rosenberg served as head coach, president and player, helping the Cardinals improve to 35-16 overall in 2008 after finishing 2-38 in 2005.

In addition to his collegiate playing and coaching experience, Rosenberg tutored four future Division I players as an assistant at Plainfield (Ill.) North High School in 2008, and served as an assistant at Muncie (Ind.) Central High in 2006 and 2007, helping that squad to a state runner-up finish in 2006 and No. 1 state ranking in 2007.

Rosenberg has extensive summer camp and club coaching experience, including time at clinics run by Notre Dame, Kentucky, Bradley and Indiana, as well as Asics Munciana, Club Fusion and Molten Volleyball. Rosenberg's three-year stint at Asics Munciana included a fifth-place finish at the 2010 AAU Championship with his 17U team.

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