Kendra Potts - West Texas A&M University
Why Honored: Potts led the Lady Buffs to the program's 14th appearance in the NCAA Division II Volleyball Elite Eight during the 2021/2022 season, her third year as head coach for her alma mater.
Potts and her team ended the season with an overall record of 26-5, bringing her overall WT coaching record to 58-16.
2022/2023 was another historic year for Coach Potts and her Lady Buffs. Potts led her team to a 33-4 record and their fourth NCAA Division II National Championship, their first since 1997. For the first time in six seasons, Potts and her team went undefeated in conference play, winning against all LSC opponents in 16 games. Potts was named AVCA National Coach of the Year and the AVCA South Central Region Coach of the Year.