December 20, 2021
Bevill State Community College (BSCC) is excited to announce the appointment of Saige Beaty as the new Head Coach of the Women’s Volleyball Team. During his 21-year tenure as a coach, Beaty has made six appearances at the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Tournament for volleyball, with two State Runner-Up seasons (2018/2020). He was the Eagle Elite Volleyball Coach of the Year in 2007, 2008, 2016, and 2020. He was also selected as Basketball Coach of the Year in 2005 and 2007. The Bevill State Volleyball Program is located on the College’s Fayette Campus.
Beaty is a 1995 graduate of Dora High School. During high school, he played football (All-County, All-Area 1994/1995), basketball (All-County, All-Area 1994/1995, All-Region 1995), and baseball (All-County, All-Area 1994/1995, East-West All-Star Selection 1995). Beaty signed to play baseball at the University of Montevallo out of high school. He then transferred to Bevill State Community College to play baseball and basketball. He played on the 1997-98 BSCC Basketball Team that won Region and finished third in the National Tournament.
Saige Beaty and his wife, Meagan, have two children, Brynlee (7) and Dax (3). He graduated from the University of West Alabama in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology, a master’s degree in Education Administration in 2004, and his Ed.S. in 2012. Beaty is currently the Assistant Principal at Curry High School.
Bevill State Athletic Director, Max Weaver, stated, "I believe that Coach Beaty brings a high level of experience, dedication, and enthusiasm to Bevill State Volleyball. He has a strong commitment to the success of our team, and he has the coaching acumen and knowledge to make that success a reality. I look forward to an exciting season of Lady Bears’ volleyball under his leadership!”
“My family and I are excited to be joining the Bevill State family. I am looking forward to the opportunity to guide the Bevill State program. We will be looking for student-athletes that will be representing Bevill State and the Fayette community with high standards both academically and athletically. I hope each player will have the same positive experience I had at Bevill State - Fayette and these experiences will help guide them through the next chapters of their lives.,” said the new Bevill State Volleyball coach, Saige Beaty.
“Bevill State Community College is committed to the success of its athletic programs. With that being said, I know that Saige Beaty will be an asset as the new head volleyball coach for the College. His experience as an athlete, educator, and coach will serve the team well when recruiting new players for the team,” BSCC President, Dr. Joel Hagood, said. “I am confident that Coach Beaty’s determination and drive will strengthen and grow our volleyball program. Go Bears!”
About Bevill State Community College (BSCC)
Bevill State Community College is a public, two-year, "open door" institution, committed to providing comprehensive education and educational support services for people in West Central Alabama and beyond. Bevill State is a member of the Alabama Community College System. Bevill State's four main campuses, and one instructional site, offer university parallel and applied technology educational opportunities to over one-quarter million people in a seven-county area. This service area spans over 4,600 square miles, from the Birmingham city limits to the Mississippi state line.