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Mike Wilton, a former BYU men's volleyball assistant and head coach at Hawaii until 2009, has been hired as Southern Utah's assistant women's volleyball coach, the university announced Friday.

"Mike brings an unbelievable amount of experience and just plain success as a coach at the absolute highest levels," SUU volleyball coach Craig Choate said, in a university news release. "For Southern Utah to get someone like him is amazing, players should want to come here to be taught by a coach like Mike.

Wilton joined BYU's men's volleyball team as an assistant in 2009 and held that position all the way through the most recent season. BYU won the MPSF championship in 2013.

He was the head coach of Hawaii's men's volleyball team from 1992 until 2009, where he led the Warriors to a title in 2002. He also lead Cal Poly's women's volleyball team to 10 straight Division I titles from 1978 until 1989.

He joins Choate, who was named the program's head coach in January.