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Truckee volleyball coach resigns to accept position with alma mater

Sylas Wright
Sierra Sun

After compiling a 109-26 record in four years and leading the Wolverines to their first-ever state title, Truckee’s varsity volleyball coach has resigned to accept a head coaching position with Notre Dame de Namur University.

Nicole Annaloro, who took over the Truckee program in 2006, returns to her alma mater in the Bay Area city of Belmont, where she spent four years playing collegiate volleyball.

and#8220;It sort of fell into my lap,and#8221; Annaloro said of the coaching position with the Division II Argos. and#8220;I had contacted the university about some of my up-and-coming players, and the coach notified me that he had resigned and he thought I should apply. And so I did.and#8221;

Annaloro leaves after coaching the Wolverines to their third consecutive state championship appearance, and first volleyball championship in the school’s history.

The Wolverines finished 28-4 overall and a perfect 16-0 against 3A competition in 2009. They posted a 91-15 record the past three seasons, each of which Annaloro was voted All-State and Northern 3A All-League Coach of the Year.

Annaloro said she’ll miss her players, but is excited for the opportunity to coach at her alma mater.

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In addition to Annaloro’s departure, varsity boys basketball coach Mike Hoehn will not return next season, said Truckee athletic director Jaime Legare.

Legare said anyone interested in the Truckee volleyball or boys basketball coaching jobs should contact her at The job postings also will be listed on the district website,, under the and#8220;Employmentand#8221; link.