...Suzie Pignetti has been the Butler Bulldogs Volleyball Coach since the school opened, racking up a 49-47 record in her four seasons and twice named the Southwestern 4-A Conference Coach of the Year.
This 2000 season she
led the Bulldogs to a third place finish in the conference, guiding the team to a 19-10 record and its first trip to the NC 4-A state playoffs.The Bulldogs finished very successfully in the classroom as well, as the student-athletes cumulatively posted a 3.6 average. Prior to coming to Butler, Pignetti served as head volleyball coach at Charlotte Country Day School from 1974-1994, where her overall record was 364-64 including 18 regular season conference championships, 15 conference tournament championships, and 6 state NCISAA championships.
Coach Pignetti's peripheral activities have complemented her
work on the court.She
has been involved as a coach in US Junior Club Volleyball since 1980, taking three different teams to the National Championships.She has been a member of the AVCA, completing her CAP III certification at Colorado Springs, CO in 1994.She has also served as a coordinator and instructor at several local summer volleyball camps in the Charlotte area. Pignetti graduated with a bachelor of science degree in physical education from West Virginia University, and received her masters degree from Winthrop University in 1985.