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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...

February 5, 2010

Hawaii’s Shoji Is AVCA Coach of the Year

Dave Shoji has been named the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division I National Coach of the Year. The U of Hawaii coach earned the same honor in 1982. Hawaii went 16-0 in WAC play this year and Shoji became the second coach to reach 1,000 ...

February 5, 2010

Future Of Beach Volleyball As NCAA To Be Decided Today

Today, the NCAA will decide whether beach (sand) volleyball will become a sanctioned sport for NCAA Division I collegiate women. Beach volleyball is an approved sport in Division II.http://www.ncaa.org/wps/portal/ncaahome?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/ncaa/nca...

February 3, 2010

Alabama Volleyball Coach Greene To Retire

Judy Green, who led her University of Alabama women’s volleyball team to its first NCAA Tournament selection in 2005, is going to retire at season’s end. She has coached the Crimson Tide for 15 seasons.http://www.tidesports.com/article/20...

February 3, 2010

Person to Person: John Dunning

John Dunning has guided Stanford to two NCAA titles in four years Interview By Cody Cassidy Coach John Dunning COACH: How were you introduced to volleyball? DUNNING: I was a 26-year-old high school math teacher and basketbal...