- Former East High Volleyball Coach Oehlerking Dies
By Jeff Motz
Myron Oehlerking, who built Lincoln East into a volleyball power over a 37-year period, passed away Tuesday morning.
After starting the East volleyball program in 1972, Oehlerking accumulated 793 wins, 22 state tournament appearances, six state championships and three runner-up finishes. He coached numerous all-state players and Division I players.
Myron Oehlerking (Courtesy of East High School)
Oehlerking started his coaching career at Adams, Nebraska in 1958. Services for Oehlerking are Saturday at 10am at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 "M" Street. Visitation with family is Friday from 5pm to 8pm at South Gate United Methodist Church, 3500 Pioneers Boulevard.