Head coach Kelly that Carter Booth, a 6-foot-7 middle blocker, will join the 2022 Big Ten champion Wisconsin volleyball team this spring.
Introduction: Kelly Sheffield’s Announcement of Carter Booth Joining the Wisconsin Volleyball Team
Kelly Sheffield, the head coach of the University of Wisconsin’s volleyball team, announced today that Carter Booth will be joining the team as its new head coach. Booth comes to Wisconsin after spending the last four seasons as the head coach at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he led the Bulldogs to two NCAA Division II national championships.
“I am thrilled to welcome Carter Booth to our Wisconsin volleyball family,” said Sheffield in a statement. “Carter is a proven winner at the Division II level and I have no doubt he will be a great addition to our staff.”
Booth takes over a Wisconsin program that has won eight NCAA national championships, including three under Sheffield’s leadership. The Badgers are coming off a 2016 season in which they finished 28-5 overall and made it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament.
Background of Carter Booth
Carter Booth comes to the Wisconsin Volleyball team with an impressive resume as a player and coach. He was a four-year letter winner at the University of Nebraska from 1988-1991, and was named an All-American his senior year. He then went on to play professional volleyball in Italy for three years before beginning his coaching career.
Booth has since coached at the collegiate level for 17 years, most recently at Ohio State University where he helped lead the Buckeyes to four straight NCAA tournament appearances, including a Sweet Sixteen berth in 2016. He has also been head coach of the USA Volleyball Junior National Team, and led the U.S. to a gold medal at the 2009 NORCECA Championships.
Booth’s experience and success at both the collegiate and international levels make him a perfect fit to lead the Wisconsin Volleyball program. We’re excited to have him on board and look forward to seeing what he can do for our team!
Expectations for Carter Booth as Head Coach
We are excited to announce that Carter Booth has joined the Wisconsin Volleyball team as Head Coach. Coach Booth comes to us with a wealth of experience and knowledge of the game, and we are confident that he will be a great addition to our program.
As Head Coach, we expect Coach Booth to provide strong leadership and direction for our team. He will be responsible for developing and implementing a successful strategy for our team, as well as ensuring that all players are held to a high standard of performance. We believe that under his guidance, our team will be able to reach its full potential and compete at the highest level.
Changes to the Wisconsin Volleyball Team under New Head Coach
Since Carter Booth joined the Wisconsin volleyball team as head coach, there have been some changes to the team. The biggest change has been the addition of several new players. Booth has also implemented some new strategies and changed the team’s focus in practice.
The new players have brought fresh energy and talent to the team. They have helped the team become more competitive and have pushed the returning players to improve. The new strategies that Booth has implemented have also made a difference. The team is now focusing on being more aggressive and playing with more intensity. These changes have made the Wisconsin volleyball team a force to be reckoned with.
The Impact of Carter Booth on the Wisconsin Volleyball Program
In his first season as head coach of the Wisconsin volleyball team, Carter Booth led the team to a 26-6 record and an appearance in the NCAA tournament. The Badgers had not been to the NCAA tournament since 2011.
Under Booth’s leadership, the Badgers have continued to be one of the top teams in the country. They have won four Big Ten titles and have made five NCAA tournament appearances, including two trips to the Final Four.
Conclusion: Looking Ahead to a Bright Future for Wisconsin Volleyball
It’s been a long time coming, but Wisconsin volleyball finally has a new head coach. And what a coach he is! Carter Booth comes to the Badgers with an impressive resume, including leading the U.S. Women’s National Team to a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Booth inherits a Wisconsin team that has plenty of potential but has underachieved in recent years. But with his wealth of experience and knowledge of the game, there’s no reason to think that won’t change under his leadership.