Follow this through to the end of the video to learn the reason professionals do not need to physically practice. If my players read this blog, I’m sure to get a bit of flack at our next practice. It’s all ...Read More »
Congrats to the NCAA for taking a stand against early recruiting, but I’m dumbfounded as to wh...
It’s simple: College coaches need to stop honoring the verbal commitment. Men’s Basketba...
What? Could it be? Maybe?!?! Possibly!?!? A truly good volleyball movie. Don’t get me wrong, S...
I fought the good fight. I’ve tried to find a DataVolley substitute. Not because DataVolley is...
Merely having a daughter opens executives’ eyes to gender-related issues that they might not otherwi...
We’ve moved on from whey protein to plant based protein. We certainly feel a lot better because of this switch. Enjoy this infographic on plant protein:Read More »
Just as I posted back in January of 2014, Volleyball Over Basketball, the trend continues.Read More »
Setters are often considered the most important position player on the court. The position requires as much mental tenacity as technical precision. But I don’t think setters are graded as equally, or as often, as other positions. Passers are continually ...Read More »
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 »
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 »