Updated April 8, 2011
Peter Chang is in his first season as an assistant coach with Saluki volleyball.
Chang comes to SIU after serving two years as a volunteer assistant coach at Indiana. He was part of a staff that guided the Hoosiers to a 23-12 overall record in 2010 en route to an NCAA Sweet 16 appearance. His responsibilities at SIU will include overseeing the defensive specialists and primary passers.
Prior to his tenure at Indiana, Chang served as the head coach for the women's club volleyball team at Ball State University from 2005-08. During that time, he guided his team to four top-five finishes at NIRSA nationals and was named 2007 NIRSA National Coach of the Year.
Chang also has high school and club coaching experience, having worked as an assistant coach at Muncie Central High School for six seasons where his team won an Indiana state championship in 2004 and was the state runner-up in 2003, 2006 and 2008.
He got his start in club volleyball as the head coach for the Munciana Volleyball Club from 1999-2008. Chang trained more than 100 Division I athletes at Munciana and his team captured five top-five finishes on the national circuit.
Chang earned a bachelor's degree from Ball State in 2006.