Joe Morales will be entering his fifth season as the assistant volleyball coach for Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Morales has helped the Javelinas reach the Lone Star Conference Tournament from 2012-2015. His primary coaching role includes coaching setters and recruiting coordinator.
In her first collegiate season, Casey Klobedans was named 2014 Lone Star Conference Setter of the year and All-LSC Honorable Mention after collecting 1,171 assists, the third most in school history. Last season, Klabedans made All-LSC First Team after rackng up 1,283 assists to move up in the schools all-time list to second and sixth in school history with 10.02 assists per set.
Prior to Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Joe served as a volunteer assistant coach at Texas State University (2011) helping the Bobcats go 15-1 in conference and capturing the Southland Conference Championship and Southland Conference Tournament Championship finishing with an NCAA Tournament appearance losing to University of Texas in the first round.
Before heading to Texas State, Joe started his collegiate career at Iowa Central Community College as the assistant coach in 2009.
Joe graduated from Texas State University with a BA in Communications. While at Texas State, he was a member of the Texas State Men’s Volleyball Club as a setter/RS. After graduating, he went on to receive his MA in Sports and Athletic Administration from Gonzaga University.
Throughout his coaching career, Joe has worked various summer volleyball camps with Texas State University and The University of Texas working and learning under their coaching staff.