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By LuAnn Schindler

Funk joins 300-win club

Bobcats claim Creighton Tourney title


September 19, 2019

Jenna Hemenway

Milestone victory • (l-r): Ewing Public Schools Principal Greg Appleby congratulates Summerland Volleyball Head Coach Suz Funk after the Bobcats defeated West Holt, giving Funk her 300th coaching win at Creighton on Saturday.

Summerland Volleyball Coach Suz Funk made history Saturday.

When the Bobcats last kill landed on the West Holt floor, Funk picked up career win number 300.

The 2019 season marks Funk's 16th year as a head coach, with 15 of those at the helm of the Ewing Tigers.

Funk said her coaching days began at Clearwater, where she served as an assistant for Jan Troyer-Brummels, before joining the Tigers as an assistant for Anne Smith.

A Funk-led team has qualified for the state tournament six times and made five championship game appearances.

In 1999, the Tigers won two games, but rebounded to win 10 i...

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