With the recruiting / club season fast upon us, I’ve had the ‘great’ fortune (or misfortune) of traveling repeatedly to many playing sites. I have ventured out from the ordinary restaurants to find some of the extraordinary places to put ...Read More »
Merely having a daughter opens executives’ eyes to gender-related issues that they might not otherwi...
Eliminating the 10-minute break between sets needs to go down the drain. ...
After my last post of the astronomical, super bowl like numbers volleyball is generating, Jamie Davi...
Girls Junior Club Volleyball Nationals is working to be as big as the Superbowl. A recent Minnesota ...
A volleyball coach can learn so much from great leaders in the business world. I found this post on ...
Looking through some Carl McGown goodness, I uncovered this gem again. I think Carl fits the saying “Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication” better than Leonardo da Vinci (well, at least for volleyball purposes 😉 Props to Carl and his GMS ...Read More »
Seems to be no better person to begin this year’s quotes than from Dr. Carl McGown. 1. “Training is specific. The maximum benefits of a training stimulus can only be obtained when it replaces the movements and energy systems involved ...Read More »
Over the past 10 years of coaching in college, I’ve been on both ends of the winning and losing spectrum. Teams at the beginning of the season that I thought had a good shot at finishing 1st, did not live ...Read More »
PHOTO BY RONALD MARTINEZ/GETTY IMAGES Dear 18-year-old David, Please allow me to give you fair warning about something from the future. Tomorrow morning, you’re going to take your first swim test at the U.S. Naval Academy. Believe it or not, ...Read More »
An incredibly awesome, over-stimulating, exciting, overwhelming, challenging, and absolutely wonderful laboratory it is!Read More »
Even more respect for Christa Harmotto Dietzen and her journey with Team USA and FCA.Read More »
This is it. The comprehensive viewer guide and schedule distributed by USA Volleyball for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. How to follow the teams USAVolleyball.org Follow @USAVolleyball on Facebook Men’s National Team ...Read More »
Being a former East End Volleyball player, I found this to be a great facebook post by East End Volleyball to determine if a ball is in or out on the beach. It needs to continue to be shared with the ...Read More »
It is time to fight. Thank you Pat Summitt. “God doesn’t take things away to be cruel. He takes things away to make room for other things. He takes things away to lighten us. He takes things away so we ...Read More »
1. “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” 2. “If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it–then I can achieve it.”Read More »
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 »
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 »