Overall record: 78-71 (thru 2016)
Marlin became head women's volleyball coach in June 2013 after serving as associate head coach at Mount Mercy since 2006. She guided the Mustangs to the first NAIA national tournament berth in school history in 2015. Marlin also serves as assistant coach of the Mount Mercy men's volleyball team.
Marlin has been involved in volleyball at the high school, college and club levels for most of the past 20 years. Marlin prepped at Cedar Rapids Kennedy and played collegiately at Morningside College, setting single season and career records for the Cougars and Mustangs.
Marlin previously served as head volleyball coach at Kirkwood Community College, where she was named NJCAA Region V Coach of the Year while leading the Eagles to a top-five finish at the national tournament. She is also an invited clinician at several area summer camps.
Mount Mercy turned to a familiar face to build one of its newest programs, naming Van Oort the school's first-ever head men's volleyball coach in August 2015. She also serves as assistant women's volleyball coach. Van Oort was also an assistant coach for the Mustangs for two seasons (1992-93) during the tenure of her husband, Mount Mercy Hall of Fame coach Doug Van Oort. Mount Mercy claimed Midwest Classic Conference championships both years.
Most recently, Van Oort was the head volleyball coach at Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School for two seasons (2013-14), earning Metro Volleyball Coach of the Year honors in 2013. Prior to that, she was an assistant women's volleyball coach at Kirkwood Community College (1996-97) and an assistant at Southern Illinois University (1990-92).
Van Oort is a 1989 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where she was a two-time women's volleyball MVP and earned a BBA in marketing. She earned her master's degree in kinesiology from Southern Illinois in 2012.