After serving as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2009 season, Dan Buehring was elevated to an assistant coach in 2010. He will continue in that role once again in 2011.
In his first year on staff, Buehring played a key role in helping the Flames make a marked improvement in 2009, especially in Horizon League play. UIC won three more matches than in 2008 and made a run to the Horizon League Tournament semifinals, a spot they had not reached since 2006.
A graduate of California Baptist University, Buehring was a two-year member of the men's volleyball team. While at Cal Baptist, Buehring helped his team to a pair of back-to-back NAIA National Champinships in 2006 and 2007.
He is a 2007 graduate of California Baptist with a Bachelor's of Science in business administration. Buehring also earned a Master of Education degree in instructional leadership from UIC.