This is according to a release emailed by Rick Kindhart, Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications. “It was the best thing that could have happened to me,” said Stokes, who had played or coached on winning teams since high school. Missouri State Volleyball Coach Melissa Stokes resigned on August 12, 2019 amid allegations that she broke NCAA rules.

Of her 21 seasons on campus, that was the only time the Bears finished with a losing record and drove her nuts.

Of her 21 seasons at MSU, that was the only time the Bears finished with a losing record, and it drove her nuts. For Missouri State volleyball coach Melissa Stokes, it’s a reminder of her third season on campus. For Missouri State volleyball coach Melissa Stokes, it’s a reminder of her third season on campus. VolleyMob, the leading volleyball site online, has complete news coverage of Melissa Stokes The university announced today Melissa Stokes, head women’s volleyball coach, has been placed on administrative leave pending allegations involving the program. “It was the best thing that could have happened to me,” said Stokes, who had played or coached on winning teams since high school.