Teri (Steller) Clemens
Teri (Steller) Clemens graduated from West High in 1974 and attended Truman State University. She currently resides in O'Fallon, MO.
For 14 years Teri has been the head coach of the Washington University women's volleyball program. In that time, her teams have won seven NCAA national championships and Teri has been named the National Coach of the Year six times. Teri is the all-time most winning NCAA volleyball coach in the nation with a winning percentage of .894 throughout her career. She stands above both men's and women's coaches on all levels with this winning percentage.
In 2000, Teri was selected as one of the top 100 St. Louis sports personalities of the century and she has been named three times as the St. Louis female sports personality of the year. She has previously been inducted into the Truman State University Athletics and Washington University Athletics Halls of Fame. This December, Teri will be inducted into the Volleyball Hall of Fame in California.
Many of Teri's athletes have also achieved great success through her guidance. She has produced nine NCAA national players of the year, 35 All-American players and nine academic All-Americans.
Today, Teri's activities include motivational speaking at business, civic, athletic entertainment and educational events, including graduation ceremonies. Her speaking engagements have taken her to 35 states.
Teri is the author of Get With it Girls, Life is Competition, which is currently in its second printing. The book educates girls on how to be a winner, not just how to win. She is also the co-author of "Competitive Excellence" and "The Coaching Volleyball Bible" as well as numerous articles in educational and entertainment magazines nationally.