Doug Manning

Doug Manning

Player Profile

Volunteer Assistant Coach


#5 Nebraska vs. New Mexico

MCM Elegante Lobo Classic Championship Game -- August 27, 2011

Doug Manning enters his third season as the Lobos' volunteer assistant coach. As a Ph.D. candidate in the UNM Sport Administration program, he teaches undergraduate Physical Education courses and includes Sport Law, Sport Sociology and Team Culture as his research interests.

Originally from Florida, Manning served as the head girls' and boys' volleyball coach at his alma mater, Deltona High School, where he taught Economics and Law Studies from 2005-09. As a coach, he re-established the boys' program and led them to the playoffs for the first time in school history while guiding the girls' squad to the upper echelon of the conference and district standings. He has mentored numerous student-athletes who have continued their volleyball careers at the NCAA, NAIA and junior college levels. As a prep student-athlete, Manning was a three-year volleyball letterwinner, a team captain, all-Area selection, all-Five Star conference selection and MVP.

Manning attended Florida State for his undergraduate (Social Science Education, Cum Laude) and initial graduate (Sport Administration, Magna Cum Laude) studies. Following graduation, Manning served as the manager of Coaches' Education and Volunteer Services at Special Olympics Southern California. He is a member of the AVCA Boys' High School All-America selection committee. Manning and his wife, Kristy, enjoy the beautiful outdoors of New Mexico.

Saturday, August 22
7:00 PM - 
vs. Alumnae (Exhibition)