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Tom Ackerman

Tom Ackerman began his tenure as Athletic Director in 2017 and has served as head women's volleyball coach since 2002. Effective June 1, 2017, and in conjunction with Greenville's transition to Greenville University, Ackerman was assigned to his joint role.

During Ackerman's tenure as head women's volleyball coach, the volleyball team has experienced formidable success. The accomplishments of Ackerman's teams have included 12 of the last 13 SLIAC regular season championships; NCAA tournament bids in 2010, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2021; and 14 consecutive seasons with 18 or more wins, which included an abbreviated 2020-21 season in which the program was ranked in the NCAA Division III top 25. Coach Ackerman is also a six-time SLIAC "Coach of the Year" award recipient.

Ackerman also served as head men's volleyball coach for its inaugural season in 2016, and the team finished with a 16-11 record and was seventh in the Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League. They topped all first-year conference programs with their seventh-place position in a league of 14 teams.

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