LUBBOCK, Texas (KSBD) – Tony Greystone, Texas Tech head volleyball coach, will be inducted into the West Texas A&M Athletics Hall of Champions.
Prior to coaching for the Red Raiders, Greystone spent nine years as the head coach of the volleyball program at West Texas A&M, according to a Texas Tech athletics release. He was at WT from 1999 to 2008 and was the “winningest” head coach with a record of 315 wins with 61 losses.
Greystone has been named the Lone Star Coach of the Year and is a four-time AVCA Southwest Region Coach of the Year. He led the Lady Buffs to the MCAA Regional Tournaments five times, including the 2009 NCAA D-II Finals.
From Canyon, Greystone moved to Corpus Christi and coached the Texas A&M Corpus Christi volleyball program from 2009 to 2015. In his final season in Corpus Christi, the Islanders had a 31-5 overall record and a perfect 16-0 mark in the Southland. Play,” according to the release.
Greystone came to Texas Tech in 2016. So far, he has helped the Red Raiders to 89 wins, including the program’s first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2001.
Greystone has the best record as a head coach in the history of the volleyball program.
Texas Tech’s season opens with an exhibition match on August 18 against North Texas. The first set is at 4pm at the United Supermarkets Arena.
The regular season begins Aug. 26 against Notre Dame.
Texas Tech will play Notre Dame on Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. and Milwaukee on Aug. 27 at 1 p.m.
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