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Three Mistakes We Make Leading Kids

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Three Mistakes We Make Leading Kids

Posted on 22 February 2013 by Chuck Rey

Three Huge Mistakes We Make Leading Kids…and How to Correct Them

Tim Elmore is a good one. At Winthrop University, we used his Habitudes series to develop continuity and chemistry throughout the team. It’s a really good series and highly recommend. Here’s a new piece he just put out:
February 15, 2013 —

Recently, I read about a father, Paul Wallich, who built a camera-mounted drone helicopter to follow his grade-school-aged son to the bus stop. He wants to make sure his son arrives at the bus stop safe and sound. There’s no doubt the gizmo provides an awesome show-and-tell contribution. In my mind, Paul Wallich gives new meaning to the term “helicopter parent.” Continue Reading

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Preseason Volleyball

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Preseason Volleyball

Posted on 29 August 2012 by Chuck Rey

winthrop volleyball amy zimmer Preseason Volleyball volleyball

It’s that preseason time of year across the country. College teams have gone through a couple weeks of rigorous training to prepare for matches and now enter preseason matches, a time to play out of conference opponents to prepare for the conference, to play different against different styles of volleyball, and learn where we rank in the volleyball hierarchy. It is an exciting time. Lots of nerves and anxious times as coaches try to figure out team cohesion, upperclassmen integrate the freshmen (both mentally and physically), the freshman are trying to get their bearings and each player is trying to find their role on the team. Determining how all the puzzle pieces fit is a great challenge.

Preseason training is rigorous. Long days (and short nights) of physical training that become mental toughness. It is a time when players learn who they are and coaches learn how to work on no sleep. Volleyball is life this time of year and we wouldn’t want it any other way. Continue Reading

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Achieving Versus Over-Achieving – Volleyball 4.0

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Achieving Versus Over-Achieving – Volleyball 4.0

Posted on 01 January 2012 by Chuck Rey

With the New Year here, I wanted to express one of my New Year’s Resolutions.  I probably should be working on CoachRey.org website, but I learned that I had to delete all the work put in last week and reinstall, so I’m a little discouraged at the moment.  My mind is wandering… Continue Reading

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Happy Volleyball Holidays

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Happy Volleyball Holidays

Posted on 23 December 2011 by Chuck Rey

As the holiday season falls upon us, it provides time to reflect on the year and be thankful.  This year, like every year, was its own mini-roller coaster, personally and professionally.  A family member and friend both battled potentially life-threatening diseases and both have fully recovered.  It makes us realize how fragile life is and we have a better appreciation for family and friends.  Continue Reading

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Protected: Winthrop Volleyball NCAA Brackets

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Protected: Winthrop Volleyball NCAA Brackets

Posted on 01 December 2011 by Chuck Rey

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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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