|Title:||Director of Intercollegiate Athletics|
Dr. Glada Munt joined the Southwestern University athletic staff in the fall of 1975 as the women's volleyball and tennis coach and Assistant Professor in Kinesiology. What started as an entry-level job blossomed into a lifetime career and association with the University. Dr. Munt focused on volleyball as her area of excellence, and she compiled a 554-301 record during a 20-year coaching career. Her volleyball teams made nine NAIA National Championship appearances and finished in the top ten seven times including 2nd in the nation in 1981. She led the Pirates to six NAIA District and Bi-District Championships. Dr. Munt has coached 20 NAIA All-America and Academic All America student-athletes. For her efforts she was honored as Coach of the Year in 1981, 1986 and 1988, as well as an induction into the NAIA Hall of Fame at the 1990 National Championship in Hawaii.
Dr. Munt has served as the President of the NAIA Coaches Association and on the USVBA Board of Directors (1984-88 Olympic Quadrennium) and numerous other committees on behalf of Southwestern. In 1986 she was selected for a coaching apprenticeship with the U.S. Olympic team. Dr. Munt earned a B.S. from Trinity University (1974), a M.S. from Baylor University (1975), and a Ph.D. from the University of North Texas (1992). She was appointed Director of Athletics at Southwestern in 1995 and was named as the NACDA Under Armour AD of the Year Division III West Region in 2009 and NACWAA Administrator of the Year Division III in 2006. She was selected by the Institute for International Sports as a 2005 Sports Ethics Fellow.
For her extensive influence on Southwestern University Dr. Munt received the Joe S. Mundy Award for Exemplary Service in 2004, Pearl A. Neas Award for outstanding service to Southwestern and was inducted into Southwestern University's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.
Dr. Munt is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators (NACWAA) and the Women's Sports Foundation.