Mike Nypaver returns to the volleyball staff this season as a volunteer assistant after serving as a graduate assistant during the 2009 and 2010 seasons.
A 2009 graduate from Duquesne, Nypaver played football for the Dukes for four season and was part of three Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship teams. He was also a member of the Duquesne men's volleyball club team.
In high school Nypaver led his North Allegheny team to back-to-back WPIAL championships.
Nypaver received his bachelors degree in chemistry earned a masters in education in 2011.