Dan Bade

Competition Experience

  • While in college, Dan played for the ISU Men’s Volleyball club for 2 years. 

Coaching Experience

  • Also, during college, Dan started his coaching career with Iowa Heart Volleyball Association (Ames, IA). 

  • He has coached for the last 9 years, with the exception of last season as he was busy coaching his wife through the pregnancy of their first child!   

  • Dan has coached with the following clubs:  Iowa Heart Volleyball Association (Ames, IA), Iowa Power Volleyball Alliance (Ankeny, IA), South Hamilton Volleyball Club (Jewel, IA).

Educational Background

  • Dan attended Iowa State University

  • He works full time as the Agrigenomics Supervisor at Eurofins Biodiagnostics in River Falls, WI.  The company provides animal and crop genotyping to customers all over the world and it has been a great opportunity for Dan thus far.

Something Fun About Sophie

  • "I spend the rest of my time, when not coaching, with my 6-month-old daughter, Ellawyn, wife, Sarah and dog, Chewie.  My favorite thing to do, besides volleyball, is spending time at my family’s lake property."