Auburn volleyball names new head coach

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn volleyball assistant Jozsef Forman has been
promoted to associate head coach, head coach Wade Benson announced
Friday. Forman is in his first season with the Tigers after joining the
volleyball coaching staff in April. 

"Jozsef has become an integral part of the Auburn volleyball
program's rise to success early this season," Benson said. "His
knowledge on the court and his recruiting prowess will help Auburn
become a SEC power and will aid this year's team in reaching our

At Auburn, Forman has helped guide the team to its best start since
1999 as the Tigers stand at 10-4 overall. With Forman's assistance,
the Tigers have become one of the conference's top hitting teams as
the team is third behind nationally-ranked Tennessee and LSU with a.253
attack percentage. That mark also has the team in the nation's top 50.

"This is a great honor," Forman said. "I would like to thank Wade
Benson and Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs for giving me this new
opportunity. The admiration my family and I have for Auburn's stellar
reputation is without words. I am nothing short of blessed to be a part
of Auburn's growth as a program, both in the SEC and on the national

Forman joined the Auburn staff after serving a three-year stint as the
head coach at the University of New Orleans. He has also served as an
assistant coach at Mississippi State and Baylor and was a club and
national team coach in Hungary.

He is a 1989 graduate of the Hungarian University of Physical Education
where he also earned a master's degree in physical education and
sports science. He also holds a FIVB International Coaching

INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn University Athletics