Head Volleyball Coach
Jamie Skadeland will begin her first season as the head volleyball coach at Colorado School of Mines in 2008. Skadeland spent the 2007 season as an assistant coach for the Orediggers.
Prior to her arrival at CSM, Skadeland spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Minnesota State University - Mankato, helping to guide the Mavericks to a 17-13 overall record and an appearance in the NCAA Division II North Central Regional Tournament in 2006. Skadeland, who earned her master's degree in Sport Psychology at Minnesota State - Mankato, also assisted with on-court instruction, setter training, offensive coaching, recruiting, game management and marketing & promotions during her time with the Mavericks.
As a player at the University of North Dakota (2001-04), Skadeland earned All-Conference accolades as a setter following her junior and senior seasons. Skadeland led the Fighting Sioux to the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament in 2002 and 2003 and was named the MVP of the 2004 Northern Extreme Fall Classic.
Skadeland departed UND with 2,791 career assists and 1,086 digs, ranking her fifth and 10th, respectively, in those categories in the all-time Fighting Sioux career record book. In 2003, Skadeland established UND's third-highest individual single-season total for assists (1,417) and the sixth-best individual single-season mark for digs (432).
Skadeland, who served as the Director and Head Coach of the Omeja Volleyball Club from 2005-07, was also chosen to represent the United States in the 2005 Arafura Games in Darwin, Australia.