Saint Louis Volleyball Adds Arbogast as Assistant Coach
ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis head volleyball coach Kent Miller has announced the addition of Alli Arbogast as an assistant coach. Arbogast is a 2010 graduate of South Florida and is currently finishing her master's degree at Armstrong Atlantic.
"I'm very excited to add Alli to our staff,” Miller said. “She is a strong communicator with the skill set to be successful at this level and beyond. Alli brings a high level of volleyball knowledge and a passion for coaching to our program. Along with assistant coach Ben Spurlock, she is dedicated to helping take our team to the championship level on the court while providing every opportunity for academic success and personal growth for our student-athletes."
Arbogast has served as Armstrong Atlantic’s assistant coach the past three seasons. She helped the Pirates capture the Peach Belt Conference championship in each of her three seasons. Arbogast coached eight All-Americans, 12 All-Region selections and 14 All-Conference honorees.
Prior to Armstrong Atlantic, Arbogast played professional volleyball for Societa Sportiva Cuore in Reggio Calabria, Italy. She was the team’s starting middle blocker, earning team MVP accolades.
At South Florida, Arbogast was a four-year letterwinner for the Bulls from 2006-09. She was a first-team All-Big East Conference selection and an AVCA All-Northeast Region performer as a senior. Arbogast is fourth on USF’s all-time blocks list with 430 total blocks. She is second on the block assists list with 380. In her senior season, Arbogast averaged 1.49 blocks per set, leading the Big East and ranking in the top 10 in the NCAA.
Arbogast, a St. Louis native, was a standout at Marquette High School, lettering in volleyball all four years along with winning numerous team, tournament and conference awards.