Former Cal Poly volleyball head coach Jon Stevenson, one of the most successful coaches in the program’s history, died Sunday, according to AVP Pro Beach Volleyball.
Stevenson led the Mustangs for more than six seasons, guiding the Mustangs to an 115-61 overall record with two postseason berths. Most recently, the Mustangs found success two years ago, going 22-7 (12-4 Big West) for a third-place conference finish.
Turmoil soon followed. In September of 2011, Stevenson was relieved of his coaching duties after an investigation based on sexual harassment went public. As part of a separation agreement, Stevenson was then given $133,980, most of the salary he was due to receive, to leave the program.
Caroline Walters was then named the program’s interim head coach for the rest of the year and Sam Crosson was named the program’s new head coach in January.