In November, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) named Al Bennett, head girls volleyball coach at Westlake High School, as the 2014 AVCA National High School Coach of the Year.
Bennett has coached the Westlake Chaparrals for 27 years. He has accumulated 911 career wins. This season, the Chaparrals won 42 matches and lost 5. They had a perfect 16-0 district record. The Chaparrals are currently ranked eighth in Texas and 25th nationally.