With Jauregui taking over the program in 2008, Côté took on a host of new roles. Côté is the program's recruiting coordinator and oversees the program's U.S./Canadian recruiting efforts. In addition, she serves as the team's academic liaison, equipment manager, banquet director and travel coordinator. Côté is also involved in scouting and game-plan implementation.
Prior to joining the U of M volleyball program in 2006, Côté spent the previous five years as the head volleyball coach at Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute. While there, she led ABCI to four-consecutive city championships and three-straight Saskatchewan 5A Gold Medal crowns.
A decorated instructor, Côté earned her first recognition in 1984 when she was tabbed Saskatchewan Volleyball Association (SVA) Female Coach of the Year. She again garnered the honor in 1985 and also earned SVA High Performance Coach of the Year twice (1994, 2005), while hauling in SVA Development Coach of the Year accolades in 2000-01 and again in 2003. She was honored as Volleyball Canada's 2005 Female Coach of the Year in June, 2006. Côté was also awarded the LIFE Membership Award with the SVA in 2006. In November of 2007, Côté was given one of the highest honors attainable, as she was inducted into the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame in the sport of volleyball.
Côté became active in the Canadian club and provincial volleyball scene following her collegiate playing career. She got her career started in 1978 as the head club coach of the U-18 Kindersley/Saskatoon A&A Juveniles. As the head coach, her teams won six-straight provincial crowns and marched to a National Silver medal finish in 1984, a Silver medal in 1987 and a Bronze medal in 1994. She guided the U-18 JCVC Red Juveniles to four top-15 national finishes from 2002-06.
As a provincial head coach, Côté claimed a pair of championship with the U-18 Can-Am Juveniles (1984) and the U-17 Zone 6 Winter Games team (1986). Her U-20 provincial teams competed in the Canada Games three times, placing fifth in 1987 and 2005.
In her coaching career, Côté guided 17 teams to provincial titles or Canadian National medal finishes. In addition, she sent over 30 players on to National team programs and/or European professional competition. Several others have gone on to play at Canadian or American universities.
As a player, Côté was a three-year setter at the University of Saskatchewan, where she led the Huskiettes to a CIAU Silver medal finish en route to being tabbed a second-team all-star setter. Following her collegiate playing days, Côté won a gold and silver medal playing for Saskatchewan and Alberta, respectively. The Alberta native has since played 15 years in the Senior Women's ranks for Kindersly A & A and Saskatoon Soar. Most recently, she competed in the World Masters Games in the sport of volleyball in 2005.
Côté has also been instrumental in other aspects of teaching the game of volleyball, serving as an instructor in the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation.
In addition, Côté has been an official since 1973 and a Canadian National official for 22 years. She has served as the treasurer on the executive board of the Saskatoon Volleyball Officials Organization since 1984.
A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, Côté earned bachelor's degrees in physical education in 1983 and education in 1984.
Anne has two daughters: Tara (25), who lettered at Louisiana-Lafayette as a defensive specialist and setter from 2004-07; Laura (23), who lettered at Memphis from 2005-08 and a son, Andrew (20). Tara graduated from UL-L with a degree in chemical engineering, while Laura received her degree in marketing from Memphis in the spring of 2009. Andrew is in Anthropology at the University of Memphis and is one of the managers for the Tiger volleyball program.