Athletics Hall of Fame
Kim Roysland

Kim Roysland

SPORT(S) Volleball
PLAYED AT BSU 1976-80
YEAR INDUCTED 2008

Kim Roysland earned a bachelors degree from Bemidji State with a double major in physical education and health. While at BSU, Kim was a member of the volleyball team for four seasons, a starter for three and served as a co-captain her senior year. Her accomplishments included being the team leading server and defensive player. Her teams won the Minn-Kota Conference championship three years in a row and took second in the Northern Sun Conference her senior year. They also were second place finishers at the MAIAW state championships two times and were AIAW Region 6 tournament qualifiers twice. Throughout her career, Kim's team had a 90% winning record against conference competitors with 26 wins and 2 losses. This included three 30+ win seasons. Kim began her coaching career upon graduation, and served as the varsity volleyball coach at Fosston, Minnesota for 25 years and the varsity girls' golf coach for 23 years. Her coaching record in volleyball was 495 wins and 179 losses. Her teams made state tournament appearances nine times, winning three state championships, taking second place honors three times, as well as earning a third and fifth place finish. Her teams also won many sub-section 30 and PTP conference championships. Her golf team also made nine state tournament appearances, winning three state championships in a row, second place twice, third place once, fourth place twice and fifth place one time. For her coaching prowess in volleyball, Kim earned honors as Region 8 Volleyball Coach of the Year three times, Was P-T-P Conference Coach of the Year in 2002, MN State Class A Volleyball Coach of the Year three times. She also coached the Minnesota All Star match three years and was inducted into the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2005. For her success as a varsity golf coach, Kim garnered State Coach of the Year honors three times. Kim was selected as one of the outstanding athletes (70's) in the BSU Women in sports celebration in 2000. Kim and her husband, Mike '80, live in Fosston, Minnesota and have two children, including Kelly, who is an assistant women's basketball coach at NDSU and Josh, a student at Southwest Minnesota State.

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