Kathy Gregory - A Legend of the 'Dome

Kathy Gregory
Sport: Women's Volleyball Coach
Years: 1975-present
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.
Unveiled: Oct. 1, 2010
  • Just the third woman enshrined into the Volleyball Hall of Fame on October 21, 1989 • Became the 12th woman inducted into the USVBA's Hall of Fame in 1997
  • Currently in her 36th season as the only head coach UCSB women's volleyball has known
  • The fourth-winningest active coach in the NCAA
  • One of just five coaches to amass over 800 wins and coach in over 1,200 matches
  • Has led the Gauchos to 27 NCAA Tournament appearances in the 29 seasons it has existed
  • The 1993 NCAA National Coach of the Year
  • A four-time AVCA West Region Coach of the Year
  • A seven-time Big West Coach of the Year
  • Her teams have finished in the top-25 on 27 different occasions
  • As a player, was named Women's Beach Tournament Player of the Year five times
  • The "Queen of the Beach" captured two world championships
  • Named to the USVBA's All-Era Team from 1949-79