Coach Stone Highlights

Head Coach US Girls Youth National Team, WORLD CHAMPIONS 2019

  • Head Coach US Girls Youth National Team, Gold Medal, NORCECA 2018
  • Head Coach for the U.S. Girls Youth National Team 2007-2019
  • Assistant Coach for the U.S. Women’s National Team
  • 5 FIVB World Championships - World Champions 2019, Silver Medal 2015, 2013
  • AVCA Hall of Fame
  • OSU Athletic Hall of Fame
  • Head OSU Women’s Volleyball Coach (1982-2007


Considered one of the best collegiate coaches of his time while on the sidelines at Ohio State as head coach, he spent 26 years at the helm of the program, arriving in Columbus in 1982 and serving through the 2007 season, making him the longest tenured coach in program history. Stone racked up a program-record 531 wins during his time there, including 297 in conference play, which both rank fourth in overall and conference wins in Big Ten history. 

Most Recently, Jim has joined the coaching staff at University of Denver Women’s Volleyball Team.

The Head Coach of the University of Denver Women’s Volleyball program, Tom Hogan said: 

"Jim is regarded as one of the top coaching minds in the country," Hogan said. "His experience at the collegiate and international levels will provide our Denver program with tremendous value as we look to compete for championships. On top of all of this, Jim is an incredible person who I have known for over 20 years, and the integrity and devotion he brings to his programs is second to none."