Jeremiah Larsen was named the head coach of the Weber State volleyball program in January 2015. Larsen is the 10th head coach in Weber State history and comes to WSU with more than 10 years of coaching and recruiting experience.
Larsen, 36, is a native of West Valley City, Utah. He spent the last four seasons on the staff at Utah State, with the last two years as the Associate Head Coach. He was the recruiting coordinator with the Aggies, in addition to overseeing the team’s defensive scouting and statistical analysis and analytics. Under his leadership, the Aggies twice finished in the top 10 in the nation in blocking. He was part of the USU team that won the 2012 Western Athletic Conference championship.
Prior to Utah State, Larsen was an assistant coach at Missouri State for the 2010 season where he helped guide the Bears to a 20-10 record and a trip to the NCAA Tournament. He coached four student-athletes to Missouri Valley All-Conference honors and coached one athlete to honorable mention All-Amercian honors.
He also spent three seasons (2007-09) as an assistant coach at Southeast Missouri State where he helped transform the Redhawks into one of the top defensive teams in the country. In 2009, SEMO ranked second in the nation in digs at 19.29 per set.
Larsen spent three seasons as head coach at Brighton High School in Sandy, Utah where he guided the Bengals to a 77-5 overall record and three region titles. His teams were a perfect 38-0 in region play and in 2006, he led the team to a 30-1 record and the Utah 5A state title. Brighton was also ranked ninth in the nation that season by PrepVolleyball.com and Larsen was named the Utah Coach of the Year by the Salt Lake Tribune.
He began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant at Utah Valley University. He also coached at the Summit Volleyball Club for three years, which ranked 15th in the nation in 2006.
Larsen played four years of men’s volleyball as a setter and libero at BYU. He was a member of the 2001 BYU team that captured the NCAA Championship. He graduated from BYU in 2006 with a degree in sociology.
He and his wife Casie have two sons, Brock and Tate, and daughter Kodie.