Bai Qing Liu coached seven seasons at Division 1 Temple University in Philadelphia under Head Coach Bob Bertucci after a successful playing and coaching career in his native China.
Prior to coaching at Temple, Bai Qing Liu spent 10 seasons coaching the girls’ volleyball team at the Shanghai Sports School, one of the most successful girls’ volleyball programs in China. From 1994-2004, Liu’s unique coaching style and fast offense produced eight national championships and various Olympians, professional and collegiate players, including former Temple players Sun Ying Ling , Zhen Jia Liu.
Liu also served as the head coach of the Chinese Junior National Team, leading the team to the Asian Junior National Championship in 2001.
Liu was also involved with the men’s professional volleyball circuit, competing first as a player from 1978-83 and then as a coach. He served as the assistant coach of the Shanghai men’s professional volleyball team from 1983-90 and then took over as head coach from 1990-94. Liu built the team into one of the top professional men’s squads in China, leading Shanghai to national titles in `90 and ’91.
Liu graduated from the Shanghai Sports University in 1983 with a degree in physical education. His daughter Yan Liu starred for the Owls from 2004-06.