This is awesome news for USA Volleyball…and for volleyball as a whole! COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 5, 2016) – Karch Kiraly, who has served as head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team since taking over the squad in ...Read More »
There is a lot of confusion among coaches and a lot of grey area. The new NCAA legislation has been ...
When I first moved to the beautiful beaches of South Carolina in the early 2000’s, I tell the ...
John Kessel, USA Volleyball’s 2019 Frier Award Recipient (and fellow blogger) It is befitting ...
How many times at the end of a volleyball match, or any sporting event, do we see the officials, ref...
There is a paradigm shift in sports. Volleyball continues to grow. Sports Illustrated reported that ...
I’m just a coach. Heck, what would I know about the corporate world? I might have spent 10 years in the real world using my marketing degree, but that was over 10 years ago. Again, I’m just a coach. But ...Read More »
Found this one on April Ross’ twitter feed. Tis a good reminder coming from an Olympian.Read More »
Few people understand Cost of Attendance and few colleges provide Cost of Attendance. What is Cost of Attendance (COA)? Division I college athletes can receive athletics scholarships that provide funds beyond the typical tuition, room & board, and books. Cost ...Read More »
Mom, Wife, 3 x Gold Medal Olympian, Redefining superstar.Read More »
Don’t sweat the small stuff. It’s all small stuff.Read More »
Add the recognition of spin to your teaching and see the results.Read More »
Seems to be a musical day. Are these artists great from nature or nurture? Enjoy.Read More »
The History of Beach Volleyball from the Outrigger Canoe Club in Hawaii to at least one American team winning a gold medal in every Olympics to over 50 NCAA Beach Volleyball team.Read More »
Studies show that girls who play sports are more likely to graduate from college, find a job, and be employed in male-dominated industries.Read More »
I'm 4 and a half months in, and I already love being a Dad!Read More »
Here at UCLA we’re awfully proud of John Wooden. We have a statue of him, an athletic center is named after him and you can buy T-shirts with his face on them at Ackerman.Read More »
No better way to kick-off the year with 16 volleyball quotes from some of the best coaches in the world. Enjoy! 1. “It’s a grind in the best possible way. It’s not a grind that wares you down. It’s a ...Read More »
Six weeks into season, just after a typical grueling preseason and two tournament weekends later, my wife gave birth to twins. I do not recommend having a child during season, nonetheless twins, but God has his own plan. The ensuing ...Read More »
Camels speak volumes. How do you see your players? How do you look at life?Read More »
If you aren’t rich, how can you afford club volleyball? After spending 15 years as a club coach and college coach, I’ve certainly found ways to save a few dollars. I’d like to be able to help as many players participate in ...Read More »
Every coach wants their players to compete hard in practice. To give 100% every day. To practice like they will in a match. Well, I have finally come across a drill in which players, a team, will actually compete harder ...Read More »
Dismissed stats and embraced failure - and broke the team's three decade slump.Read More »
Save out kids, the coaches and our sport!Read More »
A great article from Inc. magazine on Emotional Intelligence. I find it fascinating that, “Studies show that effective communication is 7% the words we say and 93% tone and body language.” Interesting for SEALs to communicate in this way, and ...Read More »
Yet again, what does a 4.0 really mean? As I mentioned before in Achieving vs Over Achieving: http://coachrey.com/blog/achieving-versus-over-achieving/ We used to be mentors and moral authorities. Now we just hand out A’s. Source: What’s the Point of a Professor? In the ...Read More »
Simply stated, if you want to engage people, tell a story. Several years ago, a colleague at Disney Institute and I were presenting to a small group of business men and women who had traveled from Spain to experience our ...Read More »
You think Jim McLaughlin will follow this great advice from Harvard Business Review? Whether you are taking on a new team or have been a coach of a team for an extended period of time, this is good info to ...Read More »
Even though Lori is 14 weeks pregnant, it doesn't stop her from getting her fit on at the gym.Read More »
Introducing the volleyball bump...Read More »