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Division I Women’s Volleyball Recruiting Perspective

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Division I Women’s Volleyball Recruiting Perspective

Posted on 28 February 2011 by Chuck Rey

ncaa womens volleyball Division I Womens Volleyball Recruiting Perspective volleyballThere are 329 Division I Women’s Volleyball programs.  Not all are fully funded.  Conservatively, there are 8 scholarships per school (those with full funding versus those without full funding).  This comes out to 2,632 available scholarships over a four year period.  Divide this number by four which means there are only 658 available scholarships per year.  Divide this 658 number by four (roughly, the number of positions – setters, OHs, MHs, RH/liberos) = 164.5 scholarships per position per year. Continue Reading

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Growing Women’s College Volleyball

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Growing Women’s College Volleyball

Posted on 04 January 2011 by Chuck Rey

Voepel Mechelle 35 Growing Womens College Volleyball volleyball By Mechelle Voepel
ESPN.com

Spend time talking with the top coaches, players and officials in women’s college volleyball and you realize they all wonder about the same things.

What would it take for volleyball to make a bigger leap into sports spectators’ consciousness? What steps must be taken to help in that growth? Continue Reading

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What are we in the High Performance Volleyball Program looking for in National-Level Volleyball Athletes?

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What are we in the High Performance Volleyball Program looking for in National-Level Volleyball Athletes?

Posted on 01 June 2009 by Chuck Rey

usa hp logo 150x150 What are we in the High Performance Volleyball Program looking for in National Level Volleyball Athletes? volleyballThis article also covers college volleyball programs and upper level club volleyball programs.

What are we in the High Performance Program looking for in
National-Level Volleyball Athletes?

–    Collin Powers, USA Volleyball Manager of High Performance Program

Listed below is a general discussion of the characteristics we in the High Performance Program are looking for (and hope to develop) in National Level Volleyball Athletes.
These characterizations are not an exact science and their application may mean different
things to different age groups, types of players and positions. Continue Reading

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College Volleyball Statistics – Final Four, Top 10, and Top 25

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College Volleyball Statistics – Final Four, Top 10, and Top 25

Posted on 01 May 2009 by Chuck Rey

The Top 25 teams were taken from the 2008 AVCA Final Coaches Poll. The data shows the averages of each group (Final Four, Top 10, and Top 25).

Matches Sets Kills Kill % Errors IPE Total Att. Hitting % Kills/Set
Final Four 35 118 1725 0.452 480 0.875 3846 0.327 14.68
Top 10 34 117 1688 0.430 532 0.865 3950 0.295 14.43
Top 25 33 117 1636 0.406 573 0.858 4046 0.264 13.96
Assists Assists/Set Aces Aces/Set Digs Digs/Set Blocks Assists Blocks/Set
Final Four 1593.25 13.56 139 1.19 1644 13.98 86 484 2.79
Top 10 1564.2 13.37 148 1.27 1666 14.22 65 475 2.58
Top 25 1516.84 12.94 145 1.24 1694 14.41 65 461 2.51

The data shows statistical improvements in every category from the Top 25 to the Final Four Teams. Continue Reading

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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.

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