About the Program

De Anza College has a tremendous volleyball history. The De Anza Dons have been to the state playoffs a total of 9 times and have been state runner-ups a total of 5 times. We also have over 26 conference titles! Training for the upcoming season begins in the summer quarter.

For more information about De Anza Volleyball contact Head Coach Dawnis Guevara.

About Coach Guevara

Dawnis Guevara graduated from Del Mar High School in San Jose in 1988. Dawnis attended San Jose State University where she was a full scholarship athlete for four years, and was the starting outside hitter for all four years. During these four years, SJSU was ranked nationally for Division 1 in the top 20 every year and top 10 during her junior year.

She is on the record books for kills and digs at SJSU. She was selected to the Freshman Team (Big West), Second Team (Big West), and First Team (Big West). Dawnis was also a professional player on the San Jose Storm for 4 years, playing with various Olympic and professional beach players. She currently holds an AAA beach rating.

Dawnis has coached for over 25 years, and has been a head coach at the collegiate level for 18 years. During her 18 years of coaching at De Anza College, the team has been the conference champion for 8 of those years. She has taken the De Anza Dons to the playoffs nearly every year. Dawnis has been named Coach of the Year for the Coast Conference for a total of 7 years.

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