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Aaron Shepardson is in his sixth season as the associate head coach for the San José State women's indoor volleyball team in addition to serving as the Spartan beach volleyball head coach.
His other major college indoor volleyball experiences include serving as an assistant coach at Virginia Tech (2010), American University (2008 and 2009), Winthrop University (2005) and the University of Denver (2002). Shepardson also was a volunteer assistant at the University of Florida in 2004. He began his coaching career as a student assistant at Baylor University in 1996 and held that position for two years.
Shepardson was the head coach of the Front Range Volleyball Club - Mountain Division from 2006 to 2008. He also was the assistant coach for Front Range's 18-Open National Championship team in 2002.
A native of Littleton, Colo., Shepardson graduated from Baylor in 1998 with a degree in psychology. He played on Baylor's men's volleyball club as an outside hitter and setter and was a member of the USA Men's National Volleyball team in 2000 and 2001. In 2003, Shepardson played professionally in Indonesia and Belgium.
He and his wife, Jolene, have four children – Mirabelle (7), McCoy (5) Marielle (4), and Major (1)
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