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EWU volleyball coach Kydd resigns

Four matches into his fifth season, Eastern Washington volleyball coach Miles Kydd has resigned, the school announced Tuesday afternoon.

Kydd, the Big Sky Conference coach of the year in his first season in 2008, is leaving for personal reasons, athletic director Bill Chaves said in a statement

Associate coch Lisa Westlake will serve as interim head coach for the rest of the season.

An official search for Eastern’s next head volleyball coach will commence once the 2012 season is complete.

Kydd will be leaving the program after nine years as a member of the Eagle volleyball coaching staff. He was named head coach in January 2008, after four years as an assistant under former EWU head coach Wade Benson.

In his four years at the helm, Kydd compiled a 57-60 (.487) overall record and 40-25 (.615) mark in the Big Sky Conference. In 2008, his inaugural year as head coach, Kydd was selected as the Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year after leading the Eagles to a BSC regular-season title.

Jim Allen
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