Keith Stowe enters his fourth season as the head coach of the Asbury volleyball team in 2019.
Last year, Asbury advanced to the RSC semifinals for the third consecutive season and posted a 20-14 record. The Eagles tallied a 10-6 conference record and won at least 20 matches for the second straight season. Under Stowe, Asbury has advanced to at least the River States Conference semifinals every season. AU also was rewarded with two All-Conference First Team honoree selections (Laura Bird, Lizzy Rempel).
In his second season, AU finished the season with a 20-8 record and 12-4 mark in the River States Conference, advancing to the RSC Tournament semifinals.
In his first season at the helm in 2016, the Eagles advanced to the RSC Tournament Championship game, falling to IU Kokomo in a five-set thriller. AU finished the seasonwith a 17-16 record, including 12-4 against conference opponents.
Stowe previously served as an assistant coach for the past five seasons at AU under JP Rader, who led the Eagles for seven seasons. Stowe was a part of the AU program for almost all of Rader's tenure, coaching alongside Rader on the varsity squad and serving a role as the program's developmental JV coach in that time as well.
He has spent time coaching clubs teams in Lexington, as a coach at top NCAA Division I volleyball camps, and as a high school coach in North Carolina. He also played at Texas A&M on the men's volleyball team for two seasons in 2000 and 2001.
He received a Bachelors of Science while majoring in Kinesiology from Texas A&M in 2002 and a Masters of Science in Recreation and Parks Management concentrated in Campus Recreation from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in 2008.