2012 Washington & Jefferson College Athletics Hall of Fame inductee Vicki Staton has been associated with W&J athletics for over 30 years. She spent 28 seasons as the head volleyball coach at the College and her teams racked up 367 victories. Staton also directed the women's basketball program for 25 seasons and helped the Presidents post a 279-227 overall record.
After her retirement from being a head coach after the 2002 volleyball season, Staton served as the director of physical education, wellness and intramurals at the college until fully retiring in 2011.
She was also the interim director of athletics for one athletics season and has assisted with the women's basketball program for the past six years.
Staton's volleyball squads claimed five Presidents' Athletic Conference titles (1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999) and two ECAC South Region Championships (1996 and 1997). She was honored as the PAC Volleyball Coach of the Year five times.
Her basketball teams captured eight Pennwood Athletic Conference Championships, three Presidents' Athletic Conference titles and an ECAC Southern Division III Championship. W&J also made two NCAA Division III Tournament appearances during her tenure.
Staton's 646 combined victories make her all-time coaching wins leader in Washington & Jefferson College's rich athletic history.
In June 2001, she was inducted into to the Washington-Greene chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.
Staton received a bachelor's degree in 1970 and a master's degree in 1975 from West Virginia University.