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James Neyhouse
James Neyhouse
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (859) 238-5475
Email: james.neyhouse@centre.edu
Year: 10th year at Centre
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
College: Wilmington College `97 (B.A.) Xavier University '04 (M.E.D.)

James Neyhouse has been the Centre College volleyball coach since 2005. A 1997 graduate of Wilmington College, Neyhouse had been the head coach at his alma mater since 2001.

Neyhouse began his coaching career as a student assistant coach at Wilmington. He was also an assistant coach at Saint Leo University, an NCAA Division II school, before being named the head coach at Thomas More College in 1998.

While at Thomas More, Neyhouse led the Saints to a top five regional ranking twice, including an appearance in the NCAA Division III National Volleyball Tournament in 1999.

In 2000, he was named an assistant coach at NCAA Division I member, Bowling Green State University. In his only year at Bowling Green, the Falcons won the Mid-American Conference (MAC) East Division Championship.

The following year, Neyhouse returned to Wilmington to be the head volleyball coach and assistant track coach. In 2004, he led the volleyball program to its best record in the past decade.

As a student at Wilmington, Neyhouse founded and captained the Wilmington College Men's Volleyball Club. He was also a member of the track and cross country teams as well as being named a Quaker Leader Scholar.

During the summer of 2014, Neyhouse was invited to Anaheim, California to work with the USA Women's Indoor National Team during their summer training block.  During his stay, Neyhouse was involved in all facets of the team's training as they prepare to win gold in the 2016 Olympics.  He helped with individual and team practices in the morning and spent the afternoons and evenings helping with video analysis. 

Along with being the head volleyball coach, Neyhouse will also serve as the assistant sports information director. He has had previous experience in sports information serving as the sports information director in his time at Thomas Moore.

James resides in Danville with his wife Katy, and their daughters McKenzy and Molly.