Katie Weismiller,'83~Red Knight Distinguished Alum

At IWA, Katie Weismiller did it all. Katie was an amazing athlete that could have played any sport she chose. The ones she chose were: volleyball, basketball, and softball, and she was a major force in all of them. After IWA, Katie went to the University of Texas Arlington and was a four-year starter for the Mavericks where she earned First Team All Conference honors all four years. She was team captain from 1983-86 and during her playing career, the Mavericks went from mediocrity to a top twenty ranking and earned two invitations to the NCAA tounament. Her freshman and sophomore seasons she received the Setter of the Year award and and during her junior and senior year, Katie was awarded Southland Conference Volleyball Player of the Year. In 2001, Katie was inducted to the University of Texas Arlington Athletic Hall of Fame. After graduating from the University of Texas she played professionally for the Dallas Belles for one season. She returned to St. Louis in 1989 where she took the position of head volleyball coach and head softball for the St. Louis University Billikens. In 1990, Katie was a member of the USA Olympic Festival North Softball Team. From 1993-2006, Katie was head volleyball coach at Indiana University and during her tenure she led the Hoosiers to four NCAA tournament appearances and left her mark at IU with the most wins as volleyball coach in Hoosier history.