Nicole Bajuszik
Nicole Bajuszik
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 412-536-1005
Email: Nicole.Bajuszik@LaRoche.edu

Coach Bajuszik is in her sixth season as head coach of the women's volleyball program. Prior to becoming the head coach, she served five seasons as the primary assistant coach.

Coach Bajuszik has been extremely successful in her five seasons as head coach. She has guided the Redhawks to four consecutive AMCC Tournament appearances, including the program's first AMCC Championship Match appearance in 2017. In 2014, she led the Lady Redhawks to their first playoff berth in fifteen years and won the program's first-ever AMCC Tournament game. The team matched their performance in 2015-2016 when they defeated Penn State Behrend and Pitt-Greensburg in the AMCC Tournament Quarterfinal. La Roche took the next step in 2017, advancing through to the final match of the AMCC Tournament and bringing home the first-ever AMCC Runners-Up trophy.

Coach Bajuszik has coached twelve All-Conference performers including six First-Teamers. She helped Laura Nath earn D3Volleyball National Hero of the Week and three Redhawks have eclipsed 1000 kills, assists, and digs. She was also named the 2014 AMCC Coach of the Year.

Coach Bajuszik is a 2006 graduate of La Roche College and enjoyed a succesful run as a the AMCC's 3rd ranked setter, team captain, and was recognized as a member of the AMCC All-Conference Team. Coach Bajuszik also played volleyball for Butler County Community College where she captained her team to the NJCAA Nationals and ranked 5th among junior colleges. She received various awards such as MVP, All-State, and All-Region honors.

Coach Bajuszik lives in Saxonburg, PA with her three kids and husband.