Dickinson College Volleyball

Head Coach Andrew Pile

 

Andrew Pile has finished his third season as the head women’s volleyball coach and was elevated to become the program's first full-time head coach in the spring of 2016. He arrived in Carlisle following two impressive seasons as an assistant at Muhlenberg College. Pile joined the Muhlenberg coaching staff for the 2013 season and made an immediate impact, helping the Mules become the top blocking team in the Centennial Conference.

The Mules compiled an overall record of 45-20 and went 16-4 in conference play during his two seasons in Allentown. Pile helped mentor six All-Conference players and the 2013 Rookie of the Year.

“I was very excited to become the first full-time head coach of the program, and look forward to recruiting the type of student-athlete that wants to be successful on the court and in the classroom. I want to build a foundation to compete for conference championships and NCAA tournament bids,” says Pile. Since taking over the program, Pile has already seen great progress for the program. Finishing with their highest win total in 15 years in 2016. Pile has also brought much diversity to the Dickinson team with players coming in from Russia, Puerto Rico, and Canada. This past season the Red Devils compiled 8 on the academic honor roll and has had 4 named to the Centennial All-Conference team since his start.

Pile is a 2013 graduate of Limestone (S.C.) College, where he was a four-year starter as a setter and right-side hitter for the volleyball team. He served as team captain all four years, helping the Saints reach their first-ever conference championship match in 2013. Pile went to Emmaus High School, where he was an all-state selection in volleyball. Coach Pile has worked and helped direct numerous camps all over the Northeast including University of New Hampshire, University of Rhode Island, Villanova University, Lock Haven University, Cal. University of Pennsylvania, Muhlenberg College, and Moravian College.