Andy Cavins, the all-time winningest volleyball coach at Lindsey Wilson College (LWC), produced an .877 winning percentage (272-38) during his eight-year stay at the Columbia, Ky., school. He led the Blue Raiders to eight consecutive NAIA National Tournament appearances, including a national title in 2017, two NAIA Fab Fours and four straight national quarterfinal appearances.
He guided LWC to eight straight 30-win seasons, including a 33-4 mark in 2018. His 2017 national champions posted a 35-0 record and dropped only five sets during the season. In 2015, Blue Raiders won a program record 37 matches. Before his arrival, LWC had one 30-win season (1999).
Cavins recruited and coached one NAIA National Player of the Year, 13 NAIA All-Americans, nine honorable mention all-Americans, seven Mid-South Conference Players of the Year, seven MSC Freshmen of the Year, and 45 All Mid-South Conference performers. Off the court, Lindsey Wilson volleyball has earned seven straight NAIA Scholar Team honors with an eighth most likely coming at the end of the academic year. During his time at Lindsey Wilson, 24 student-athletes earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors while 78 picked up Academic All Mid-South Conference accolades.
The NAIA National Tournament Coach of the Year in 2017 was voted by his peers three times as the Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year.
Cavins and his wife, Jessica, have one son, Kellar.
CAVIN’S LINDSEY WILSON COACHING RECORD
Amaro, a Maize, KS native coached two seasons at Wichita North High School. She played two years at Pittsburg State University, KS after two for Coach Ronda Shirley’s 2012 Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies, which went undefeated in Region XIV and finished fifth in the NJCAA Tournament. That season, Amaro was the Region XIV Setter of the Year, second-team All-Region and first-team All-District. She ranked second in assists all season.