SWOSU Volleyball Camps
Assistant CoachBo Pagliasotti
Bo Pagliasotti is in his third season as an assistant coach at SWOSU and his tenth overall with the volleyball program in 2015. He was hired by legendary SWOSU Athletic Director Cecil Perkins in 2005 to build the program and serve as the first-ever volleyball coach at Southwestern Oklahoma State, a position he held until 2011.
Pagliasotti has served the university and the sport well during his tenure at SWOSU, representing both the Lone Star and Great American Conferences for seven years on the Division II National Head Coaches Committee with the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). He has also served on the AVCA subcommittee on Sand Volleyball, the NCAA Regional Ranking Committee, the NCAA Volleyball Rules Committee for all three divisions and as a mentor in the AVCA Mentors Program.
Along with coaching, Pagliasotti is also an instructor for the Kinesiology Department and the Sports Management Master’s Program Director at SWOSU. He has developed and created six of the department’s courses and established a Minor in Sports Management for undergraduate students. He also sponsors the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and Men’s Volleyball Club at SWOSU and has served on several campus committees including University Strategic Planning, Faculty Senate, Athletic Council and the President’s Cost Saving Subcommittee.
Pagliasotti came to SWOSU in 2005 following a three-year stint as the head coach at junior college Division I Clarendon College. He improved the Bulldogs from a winless 0-21 record in his first season to a 19-14 record in 2004 and he led the team to the regional playoffs in each of his final two seasons. He began his coaching career at Texas A&M-Commerce, where he assisted head coach Larry Blackwell for six seasons.
Pagliasotti holds two degrees from Texas A&M-Commerce: a bachelor’s in Kinesiology/Literature and a master’s in Kinesiology. He is currently completing work on his Doctoral Degree in Sports Management through the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Ala., with emphases on Sport Theory and Sport Leadership. He and his wife, Debra, reside in Weatherford with their four children: Hunter, Harper, Jaxon and Evan.
Assistant CoachCaitlin Ogletree
Caitlin Ogletree is the newest member of the SWOSU Volleyball coaching staff, having joined the staff as a graduate assistant prior to the 2015 season.
Ogletree came to SWOSU following a standout four-year playing career that saw her split time between the University of Houston and the University of Cincinnati. As a freshman, she was a four-time Conference USA Setter of the Week and named to the CUSA All-Freshman team after leading Houston in assists and aces while ranking second on the team in digs. She then made four starts for the Cougars as a sophomore in 2012 before transferring to Cincinnati.
After sitting out the 2013 season due to NCAA transfer regulations, had the opportunity to try out for the USA Women’s National Team in the summer of 2014 before returning to the court that fall for Cincinnati. She led the Bearcats with 614 assists and a 7.14 assist/set ratio in her redshirt-junior season, but her playing career was cut short following the season when she had shoulder surgery.
Ogletree was a four-year standout at Montgomery HS, where she was a two-time all-state selection, four-time District Setter of the Year and four-time academic all-district honoree. A native of Montgomery, Texas, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Cincinnati in 2015 and she is now working towards a master’s degree in Sports Management from SWOSU.
Assistant CoachChristina Darras
Christina Darras enters her second season as a member of the SWOSU Volleyball coaching staff in 2015 following a two-year playing career for the Bulldogs.
In her first year on the coaching staff, Darras assisted with a Bulldog squad that finished eighth in the Great American Conference standings and advanced to the conference tournament for a third straight season. Statistically, SWOSU ranked among the league leaders in both digs and blocks, becoming the first team in program history to average better than 2.0 blocks per set.
Darras appeared in 59 matches for the Bulldogs from 2012-13 after beginning her career at Scottsdale Community College in her native Arizona. While playing primarily as a rightside hitter, Darras put down 316 kills in 194 sets of action and she ranks in the top ten in both career assist and total blocks at SWOSU.
Prior to transferring to SWOSU, Darras was a two-time All-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) and All-Region selection at Scottsdale CC. She was named the ACCAC Player of the Week during her sophomore season and she earned the “Excellence Under the Stars Achievement Award” at the conclusion of her career. As a prep, Darras was a two-time all-region selection at Gilbert HS.
A native of Gilbert, Ariz., Darras is completing her bachelor’s degree in Marketing at SWOSU in 2014 before beginning work on a master’s degree in Sports Management.