UW-Superior Volleyball Camps
Camp Director / Head Coach
Lynne Deadrick is entering her 17th season as head coach of the UW-Superior volleyball team in 2019. She is the all-time wins leader among UW-Superior volleyball coaches, earning her 200th win late in the 2016 season.
Deadrick came to UW-Superior from Vermilion Community College in Ely, Minn., where she was the head volleyball coach for 12 seasons, compiling a 127-192-2 record and guiding the Ironwomen to a region championship and a fifth place national tournament finish in 1999.
Deadrick led the Yellowjackets to a second-place regular-season finish in the UMAC standings in 2018, their best since joining the conference in 2015. UWS was 20-12 overall and 14-2 in conference. The 20 wins were the second most for Deadrick at UW-Superior, surpassed only by the 21 victories the 2007 team accrued.
The conference season was highlighted by the 'Jackets' straight-set victory over Northwestern Oct. 16 at Mertz Mortorelli Gym. the win snapped the Eagles' 65-match UMAC regular-season winning streak.
Deadrick claimed her first UMAC Coach of the Year award, while helping a league-best five student-athletes to spots on the all-conference teams.
In her UW-Superior career, Deadrick's players have earned 30 all-conference selections between WIAC and UMAC competition.
Deadrick also has 13 years of experience coaching collegiate softball and 15 years as a head high school basketball coach.
Deadrick enjoyed a prolific athletic career at the college level, beginning at Vermilion Community College where she was a four-sport athlete, competing in basketball, softball and track in addition to volleyball. In 1983, Deadrick and her team made a national tournament appearance, finishing 10th in the nation among all junior college volleyball teams.
After earning her associates degree from Vermilion, it was on to St. Scholastica where she played volleyball, helping the Saints claim the 1984 Little College Athletic Association national championship. The following year, Deadrick enrolled at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, continued her volleyball career and earned her bachelor of science degree in broad field and life science in 1987. At that time she also obtained her Minnesota Coaching Certification. In 1996, Deadrick earned her master's degree from UW-Superior in instruction.
In addition to her coaching duties, Deadrick also serves the UW-Superior athletic department as the assistant director of athletics.
Deadrick resides in Esko, Minn. with her husband Shane, the Transfer Coordinator at UW-Superior. They have three children -- Kayla, Keely, a four-year volleyball letterwinner for the Yellowjackets, and Kory.