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Photos: Drake University

Name: Tony Sunga
Position: Head Coach (Volleyball)
Alma Mater: Drake 88’
Previous experience:  Assistant at Wyoming University (2008-2010)
Assistant at Drake University (2005-2007)
Head Coach of Iowa Power Volleyball Alliance (2002-2006)
Assistant Coach at Simpson College (1993-2000)
Interesting Fact: As recruiting coordinator for Drake in 2007, Sunga recruited Alana Bys and Alana Wittenburg, two of the most decorated players in Drake volleyball history.

Tony Sunga took over the Drake volleyball head hoach position after Phil McDaniel departed to South Dakota State.

Sunga has plenty of coaching experience. He started as a graduate assistant for Drake in 1991. He then would go on to be an assistant in Simpson College, Drake and Wyoming.

In his twenty years as a coach, Sunga has been known for his recruiting and defensive scouting. The last recruit class Sunga brought in for Drake in 2007 is considered one of the most talented Drake volleyball classes ever.

Name: Matt Lewis
Position: Head Coach (Men’s Golf)
Age: 35
Alma Mater: Iowa State 99’
Awards: All-Big 12 first team
Academic All-Big 12 Performer
Previous Experience: Clinton Country Club Head Pro (2004-2011)
Somerset Country Club Assistant Golf Pro (2001-2003)
Interlachen Country Club (1996-2000)
Interesting Fact: Lewis was coached at Iowa State by former Drake men’s golf coach Jamie Bermel

Matt Lewis was named Head Coach of the Drake Men’s Golf program on July 26th. Lewis took over after former head coach Scott Bohlender stepped down.

Lewis had a decorated collegiate career at Minnesota University and subsequently at Iowa State, where he played his last two years.

Following his collegiate career, Lewis competed in the North Florida PGA Tour (1999-2000). He is also a PGA Class A Member.

Lewis last worked at Clinton Country Club where he was Head Pro for eight years before accepting the position at Drake.

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