Northern State Head Volleyball Coach Brent Aldridge was named the South Dakota Sportswriters Association's Collegiate Women's Coach of the Year for 2013, announced Friday.
Aldridge, who was also named the NSIC Coach of the Year back in November, led the Wolves to a 22-8 record and an appearance in the NCAA Central Regional Tournament for just the second time in program history (2006).
Aldridge also led Northern to its first appearance in the AVCA top-25 poll earlier this year. The Wolves reached as high as 20th in the rankings and finished the season ranked 23rd in the country.
NSU also had it's first-ever AVCA All-American in sophomore Kelsey Chambers in 2013.