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coaching volleyball

July 31, 2017

Volleyball: Creating competitive game-like drills

The best drill to teach passing is one where you pass-set-hit; the best drill to teach setting is one where you pass-set-hit; and the best drill teach hitting is to pass-set-hit. Those words, attributed to former national team coach Marv Dunphy, imp...


June 8, 2015

Conditioning for volleyball players

In volleyball, maintaining quickness and power during a rally or set and throughout an entire match is vital to maximize performance. The average rally in Division I NCAA women’s volleyball lasts 13 seconds, but rallies commonly last 30 seconds and...


June 22, 2010

The role of summer camps in recruiting

The recruitment process in Division I intercollegiate athletics is filled with rules, regulations and can completely take over a coach’s life. Further, it is vital that coaches become proficient in the recruitment process to gain the best athletes....


June 15, 2010

Shared Facility Funding: Field Of Broken Promises

In September 2006, an artificial turf field was unveiled to a packed house under the Friday night lights at Wisconsin’s Brookfield Central High School (BCHS).  In addition to a state-of-the-art field for football, soccer, track and the band, t...


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

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...