A sweet mustache from back in the day!
Posted on 08 June 2011 by Chuck Rey
Posted on 03 March 2011 by Chuck Rey
Today, I listened to an audio recording of USA Volleyball’s Head Coach Hugh McCutcheon’s Q & A presentation at last December’s AVCA Convention in Kansas City. A question raised to Hugh was, “How does the world perceive the success of USA Volleyball when it does not have a professional league?”. Hugh’s response was based on the United States’ culture of “fighting until the end”, competitive advantages, and coaching methodologies. Of which I agree, but these are small pieces of a larger puzzle. An Open Source puzzle. Continue Reading
Posted on 22 December 2010 by Chuck Rey
At the AVCA Convention, I listened to a presentation by Russ Rose and Terry Liskevych titled: What We have Learned in 75+ Years of Coaching. Besides it being quite comical, Russ and Terry provided some great insight into how the sport has changed from Continue Reading
Posted on 19 December 2010 by Chuck Rey
Even though volleyball is one of the most popular sports in the world, we, in the United States, are fortunate it has not blown-up yet (it will). It provides us the accessibility for legends Continue Reading
Posted on 10 December 2009 by Chuck Rey
This is it…the Most Wonderful Time of the Volleyball Year. The NCAA VolleyMadness is in full swing, the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight are this weekend. Certain matches of the Sweet Sixteen will be viewable online and the Elite Eight matches will be shown on ESPNU (NCAA Volleyball Championship Schedule). The following week is when volleyball mayhem Continue Reading
Posted on 17 May 2009 by Chuck Rey
When I first started coaching, I scoured the internet for the best volleyball drills – the drills that would make my team great. I also purchased AVCA’s 101 Winning Drills, Mary Wise’s Volleyball Drills for Champions, and the like. Then I was fortunate to witness practices run by some of the great coaches, Mike Hebert, Mary Jo Peppler, Bill Neville, and Beth Launiere. To my surprise (and maybe dismay), they all ran similar drills! I came to realize there are only so many ways to teach a particular skill. Ultimately, its not the drills that makes a team great, its how the drills are applied by the coach and executed by the players. Continue Reading
Coach Chuck Rey is Assistant Coach at Miami University
Prior to this position, he was Assistant Coach at Winthrop University, the University of Minnesota and Georgia Southern University.