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Volleyball over Basketball in LA

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Volleyball over Basketball in LA

Posted on 27 January 2014 by Chuck Rey

Volleyball in Dodger Stadium 300x209 Volleyball over Basketball in LA volleyballBravo to Los Angeles, where there was a sand volleyball court along with an NHL rink and a concert stage in Dodgers  Stadium…but no sight of a Basketball court? No sign of the Clippers or Lakers?  California is paving the way in the US that volleyball will be the predominant sport. Dodgers Stadium NHL Volleyball over Basketball in LA volleyball

 

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2013 New Year’s Resolutions

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2013 New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on 28 December 2012 by Chuck Rey

A time to be reminded of past resolutions, to renew those resolutions, and an opportunity to make new ones.

Love with passion and cultivate deeper relationships with my family

  • Immediate family
    • Don’t take love for granted and become complacent
    • Make a better, more genuine connection each week
  • Volleyball family
    • Deeper relationship with coaches within the team and organization
      • Better journaling of things I learn
    • Engage mentally with players each week – challenge them
    • Deeper development of relationship with mentors
    • Help aspiring coaches that are “less fortunate”
    • Expand my role within the AVCA and USA Volleyball
    • A continued presence and a positive resource for junior club coaches

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Volleyball More Popular Than Basketball

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Volleyball More Popular Than Basketball

Posted on 31 August 2011 by Chuck Rey

basketball game over 300x199 Volleyball More Popular Than Basketball volleyballThe National cryBaby Association, NBA, continues it’s lockout and basketball continues to lose fans and participants.  What is going to happen when volleyball becomes more popular than basketball?  Impossible?  Not impossible.  In high schools the numbers prove the trend.  Every year Girls Volleyball continues to close the gap on having more participants than Boys Basketball.  Let me repeat that…Girls Volleyball will be more popular than Boys Basketball.  The 2010 – 2011 report published by The National Federation of High School Associations shows 545,844 boys high school basketball players and 409,332 girls high school volleyball players.  Girls volleyball participants are growing at a much faster rate than boys basketball. Continue Reading

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My Second Life

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My Second Life

Posted on 19 June 2011 by Chuck Rey

vince vaughn cubs volleyball My Second Life volleyball

My vacation from my permanent vacation was perfect.  Now I need a vacation from my vacation.  Reflecting back on the weekend while flying home makes me think about my second life.  Although I’ve been around volleyball for over 21 years, it has become my “second life” after my “first life”. Continue Reading

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Four Year Vacation

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Four Year Vacation

Posted on 16 June 2011 by Chuck Rey

Chicago Skyline 300x215 Four Year Vacation volleyballSome may say my life is a permanent vacation, and in many ways I agree. Not a typical vacation: oceanside, magnificent waves crashing, an ocean breeze, a cool beverage and the warm sun. More like fluorescent lights, a cold gym, girls screaming and ear piercing whistles. I coach. I coach volleyball and do what I love. My permanent vacation. Continue Reading

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Blocking to the AVP Tour with Jon Guida – Part II

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Blocking to the AVP Tour with Jon Guida – Part II

Posted on 07 May 2009 by Chuck Rey

Big Jon Guida is making his way through the AVP Next Tour with partner Jake Elliot. They just won last weekend’s AVP Next, East End Volleyball’s stop in Hilton Head Island, SC (Jon’s home turf).

A few weeks back, Jon asked for a little guidance with his blocking. I put together a piece for him which I later shared here: 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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