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July 30, 2010

Back To The Future: Volleyball Returns To Finch Fieldhouse

The Central Michigan volleyball team is taking a trip that would make Doc Brown proud, turning the clock back more than 30 years in a return to Finch Fieldhouse for the 2010 season. The Chippewas called the building home for their first six seasons, ...


July 26, 2010

Springdale Coach To Start Young Men’s Volleyball League

It isn’t strange to see young people playing football, basketball or baseball at local schools or athletic clubs, but men’s volleyball is one sport that has never really caught on in northwest Arkansas.One local coach is on a mission to c...


June 21, 2010

Boldt Tabbed to Assist USA Volleyball

University of Iowa Assistant Volleyball Coach Ben Boldt has been named an assistant coach for USA Volleyball. Boldt will assist Head Coach Todd Dagenais and the U.S. Women’s Junior A2 Program. The team will train at Wisconsin Dells, WI, and com...


June 16, 2010

From Court To Sideline…In 3 Months

The first thing I did was close the office door and sat down behind the coach’s desk. I took a deep breath and said ‘Holy cow.’ ” Shane Davis had reason to be nervous. Just a few months before, he had been a volleyball player at Loyola...


June 16, 2010

Volleyball: The benefits of the ‘Baseball Drill’

Shane Davis, the head volleyball coach at Northwestern University, loves gleaning information from other sports to use in his program. He attends basketball practices to learn from that game, and he has installed a "Baseball Drill" into his volleybal...


April 23, 2010

Volleyball: Three drills to emphasize serving, passing

Serving is the one volleyball skill a player can control. It's the most important skill to master, closely followed by receiving the serve and passing. Receiving is the first contact of offense, and the quality of the pass dictates how your offense i...


March 23, 2010

Beloved Stanford Men’s Volleyball Assistant Coach Dies

Alfonso Roderigues, who has been an assistant men’s volleyball team at Stanford University for the last 18 years and who has battled stomach cancer for the last 16 months, passed away Friday. Roderigues was a teacher in the same school district...


February 10, 2010

Stanford’s Radcliffe Wins NSCAA Coach Of The Year

Paul Radcliffe, Stanford women’s volleyball coach, has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division I women’s National Coach of the Year. Stanford went 25-1 and played in its first NCAA College Cup in 2009.http:/...


February 5, 2010

Sand Volleyball Survives NCAA Vote

Beach volleyball can be played as a Division I sport starting next year. Called "sand volleyball," the sport survived an NCAA vote in which 58 percent of voters cast a vote against the sport. However, a "no" vote of 62.5 percent was needed to elimina...


February 5, 2010

Legendary UCLA Volleyball Coach To Retire

Andy Banachowski, the head women’s volleyball coach at UCLA since 1965 (except for two seasons), will retire June 30. Banachowski has won six national titles and has as record of 1,106-301 in 43 years.http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jan/12/spo...