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Bill Imwalle:
 
Bill Imwalle
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Menlo College
Birth Date March 31, 1947 (72 years old)
College Long Beach State
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st (4 times) $550
   P&R 1st (4 times) $550
Overall 1st (4 times) $550
 
Bio Bits

Head Coach Bill Imwalle enters his 10th season at the volleyball program's helm in 2009 as its all-time winningest coach. Imwalle has transformed the Oaks into the team to beat in the California Pacific Conference during his tenure, capturing conference titles in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008 by winning 59 of 60 league matches in the four championship seasons combined. Last season Menlo advanced to the NAIA Championships for the first time ever as Imwalle picked up his fourth Cal Pac Coach of the Year award. The Oaks were 58-18 overall during their three-peat, advancing to the NAIA Region II Tournament each year. Under Imwalle, the Oaks are 127-77 (.623) to date.

Led by Kari Shimmomura (2001-04) - the first four-time all-conference honoree in program history - Menlo players have captured 31 All-Cal Pac awards during Imwalle's tenure, including eight Player of the Year accolades. Six Menlo players have garnered Academic All-America honors while then-junior Deborah Bekowies became the first to earn Honorable Mention NAIA All-American status in 2008.

A two-year starter at Long Beach State, Imwalle helped lead the 49ers to the 1970 NCAA title match. After earning a history degree from LBSU, Imwalle enjoyed a standout career on the beach volleyball circuit, winning four tournaments - including a Hawaiian Open title - and being named a "Legend of Beach Volleyball" for the 1970s. In 1992, Imwalle earned All-America accolades as his Masters age-grade team captured the USVBA title.

Imwalle began his coaching career as an assistant at his alma mater in 1981, assisting the 49ers to the NCAA West Regional finals. He later served as the head coach at Estancia High in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Imwalle is also the men's golf coach at Menlo while his wife, Kathy, is the administrative manager of athletics.

 
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th
1970 P&R 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0
1971 P&R 6 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0
1972 P&R 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0
1973 P&R 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0
1974 P&R 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0
1975 P&R 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 $175.00     0 0 0
1976 P&R 7 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 $375.00     0 0 0
1977 P&R 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0
1978 P&R 5 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0
1979 P&R 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  32
(331st)
4
(70th)
6 11 6 5 0 0 $550.00
(673rd)
    0 0 0
 
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  32
(821st)
4
(150th)
6 11 6 5 0 0 $550.00 0.0   0 0 0
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 5/30/1971 P&R Santa Cruz Matt Gage    
2 5/28/1972 P&R Santa Cruz Matt Gage 2  
3 5/27/1973 P&R Santa Cruz Matt Gage    
4 7/18/1976 P&R Corona del Mar Matt Gage    
 
Partner Summary
 
Parks and Recreation
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th
Matt Gage 22 4 4 8 4 2 0 0 $375   0 0 0
Bob Jackson 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Skip Allen 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $175   0 0 0
Tom Chamales 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Phil Anderson 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Buzz Swartz 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Mike Carey 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Don Shaw 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
John Meek 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Jon Lee 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Total 32 4 6 11 6 5 0 0 $550   0 0 0
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th
Matt Gage 22 4 4 8 4 2 0 0 $375   0 0 0
Bob Jackson 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Skip Allen 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $175   0 0 0
Tom Chamales 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Phil Anderson 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Buzz Swartz 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Mike Carey 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Don Shaw 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
John Meek 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Jon Lee 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
 
Total 32 4 6 11 6 5 0 0 $550 0.0 0 0 0
 
 
Location Summary
 
United States
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th
California: Corona del Mar P&R 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
California: Hermosa Beach P&R 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
California: Huntington Beach P&R 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
California: Laguna Beach P&R 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
California: Marine Street P&R 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
California: Mission Beach P&R 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
California: San Diego P&R 6 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 $175   0 0 0
California: Santa Barbara P&R 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
California: Santa Cruz P&R 5 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 $0   0 0 0
California: Sorrento Beach P&R 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th
California: Will Rogers State Beach P&R 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $375   0 0 0
Nevada: Lake Tahoe P&R 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0
Total 32 4 6 11 6 5 0 0 $550   0 0 0
 
Total 32 4 6 11 6 5 0 0 $550 0.0 0 0 0
 
 

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