Pulliza Resigns As Arkansas Volleyball Coach
FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Just weeks after their season ended, Arkansas volleyball coach Robert Pulliza has resigned.
Pulliza came under investigation after the university received an anonymous letter outlining mistreatment of players by Pulliza.
The former Razorbacks coach issued a statement on Tuesday denying any wrong doing.
“I have accepted Coach Pulliza’s resignation and we wish him the best in his future coaching career,” Arkansas Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long said in a statement. “I believe we have the components for building a strong volleyball program while competing for Southeastern Conference championships and consistently competing in the NCAA Tournament.”
Pulliza’s team went 17-13 in 2015 and was just 7-11 in the SEC after becoming ranked on one point early in the season. Pulliza was 122-124 in eight seasons at Arkansas and was 67-87 against SEC opponents. Arkansas reached the NCAA tournament twice during his tenure.