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Buchta, Patti
Senior Women's Athletics Adminstrator; Lecturer of Physical Education, Sports Administration, and History; Head Softball Coach; Volleyball Coach; Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Department: Athletics - Main Campus
p. 812-749-1265
Office:Tichenor Athletic Building - 100
Degrees: A.S., Wabash Valley College; B.S., Oakland City University; M.A., University of Evansville
Notes: Classes taught: Introduction to Sports Administration

Patti Buchta, a member of the Oakland City University Department of Athletics since 1989, has been named the head volleyball coach at Oakland City University.

Buchta led the volleyball program at Oakland City University for twelve seasons, from 1989-2000, tallying more wins than any coach in the program’s history, as her teams have posted an overall record of 152-178. In 1997, she led the team to a Mid-East regional championship and a berth in the national tournament, where they finished fifth. In addition to volleyball, Buchta has been the head softball coach since 1992, assistant men’s basketball coach since 2003, Senior Women’s Athletic Administrator since 1999, NCAA Clearinghouse Coordinator, and Director of Transportation since 1999. She was also the assistant women’s basketball coach from 1990-2001 and head women’s golf coach from 2000-2004.

Patti is a graduate of Pike Central High School (IN, 1978), graduated from Oakland City University (IN, 1982) with a BS in Physical Education and History and holds a Master's of Arts in Education from the University of Evansville (IN, 1987)