Whether you are coaching a 12-year-old team or a collegiate team, as much as we want to believe our players are ALL IN with the program, it’s often not the case. Even with my ten years in the corporate world, ...Read More »
Whether you are coaching a 12-year-old team or a collegiate team, as much as we want to believe our ...
Wojcicki Women It’s rather strange to be a “famous” parent and have your family profiled on the cove...
John Kessel – USA Frier Award Recipient A well-deserved honor for Mr. Kessel to be awarded USA...
There are a few coaching legends in volleyball and Pete Hanson is one of them. I only met Coach Hans...
There is a lot of confusion among coaches and a lot of grey area. The new NCAA legislation has been ...
Wojcicki Women It’s rather strange to be a “famous” parent and have your family profiled on the cover of magazines. I certainly don’t claim all the credit for their successes, but all three have turned out to be accomplished, caring ...Read More »
John Kessel – USA Frier Award Recipient A well-deserved honor for Mr. Kessel to be awarded USA Volleyball’s highest honor, the Frier Award, a lifetime achievement award. I met John just like everyone else meets people these days, online 🙂 ...Read More »
There are a few coaching legends in volleyball and Pete Hanson is one of them. I only met Coach Hanson one brief moment in time, but it was enough to make a lasting impact. When I was coaching at Miami ...Read More »
There is a lot of confusion among coaches and a lot of grey area. The new NCAA legislation has been challenging and after attending the AVCA Convention and speaking with multiple NCAA Compliance representatives, I needed time to digest it ...Read More »
When I first moved to the beautiful beaches of South Carolina in the early 2000’s, I tell the story about purchasing a volleyball at a local sporting good store. I asked a clerk where the volleyball’s were located, and the ...Read More »
John Kessel, USA Volleyball’s 2019 Frier Award Recipient (and fellow blogger) It is befitting for this year’s top quote to be from one of the game’s great life teachers, elected to receive the 2019 Harold T. Friermood “Frier” Award, (USA ...Read More »
How many times at the end of a volleyball match, or any sporting event, do we see the officials, referees, umpires, etc. hurriedly “escape” from the field of play because coaches, players, and fans demonize their role as peacemakers? Ironically, it ...Read More »
There is a paradigm shift in sports. Volleyball continues to grow. Sports Illustrated reported that Game 1 of the NBA Finals was NOT sold out: https://www.si.com/nba/2018/05/31/nba-finals-game-1-not-sold-out-oracle-arena-warriors Major League Baseball attendance is DOWN: https://www.forbes.com/sites/maurybrown/2018/04/12/heres-the-real-reasons-mlb-attendance-is-down/#882f84936f23 The NFL TV ratings and attendance is ...Read More »
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Great to see our sport continue to grow! Thanks to Volleyball Magazine and Lee Feinswog for this one… This is a good time to be a TV-watching American volleyball fan. ESPN went all in on NCAA volleyball in 2017-18, ...Read More »
It’s that time of year! How to choose the best camp: http://coachrey.com/blog/volleyball-camp-how-to-choose-best-camp/ Come to Winthrop Volleyball Camp!Read More »
President Trump to Appoint Misty May-Treanor As Co-Chair to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition
Got one of the good gals in ‘the swamp’ now. I look forward to watching her clean things up! Long Beach Post, May 7, 2018 Trump to Appoint Misty May-Treanor As Co-Chair to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and ...Read More »
“If I choose, I have to be responsible for the consequences”. This coming from someone that never had to make choices in her life. Yeonmi Park I had a chance to listen to this NPR piece Inter-Korean Peace Through The ...Read More »
Congrats to the NCAA for taking a stand against early recruiting, but I’m dumbfounded as to why the Official Visits can now take place for a junior in high school. This only makes the rich richer, decreases diversity, and cuts ...Read More »
It’s simple: College coaches need to stop honoring the verbal commitment. Men’s Basketball and Football laugh at the verbal commitment. They know the verbal commitment is non-binding and really “doesn’t mean anything”. Men’s Basketball and Football don’t have this early ...Read More »
What? Could it be? Maybe?!?! Possibly!?!? A truly good volleyball movie. Don’t get me wrong, Side Out is a true 90’s classic (and yes, “Side Out” is spelled as two words), but The Miracle Season looks legit. Could it be ...Read More »
I fought the good fight. I’ve tried to find a DataVolley substitute. Not because DataVolley isn’t good, because DataVolley is complicated to learn. I was always a big fan of StatEasy, but that didn’t pan out. Kyle Mashima has a ...Read More »
Merely having a daughter opens executives’ eyes to gender-related issues that they might not otherwise be awareRead More »
After my last post of the astronomical, super bowl like numbers volleyball is generating, Jamie Davis, USA Volleyball’s new CEO speaks about the upward rise of volleyball with his most recent statement, “Volleyball on a roll being the No. 1 ...Read More »
Girls Junior Club Volleyball Nationals is working to be as big as the Superbowl. A recent Minnesota StarTribune article states, “Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee estimated the Twin Cities area could reap $338 million in economic activity from the February 2018 ...Read More »
A volleyball coach can learn so much from great leaders in the business world. I found this post on Hilton’s CEO, Chris Nassetta, one of the top CEO’s in the world, quite insightful….especially his take on leadership, strategy, purpose, and ...Read More »
June is an awesome month for volleyball as tens-of-thousands of girls from across the country will descend upon a couple cities to compete for a National Championship at AAU’s in Orlando or USAV in Minneapolis. It’s a great time of year, ...Read More »
When you reach your goal and realize you're not happy.Read More »