Al Scates is the most successful volleyball coach in NCAA history. Nineteen NCAA titles. Two championships before an NCAA championship existed making for a total of twenty one titles. Three undefeated seasons. Nearly 1,200 wins in fifty years of coaching all at UCLA. These numbers simply can not be matched in volleyball history. Himself an All-American player at UCLA he has coached many of the games greatest players including Karch Kiraly, Sinjin Smith, Stein Metzger and Jeff Nygaard. Current coaches that have come from his program are Doug Beal, Mike Sealy and two time NCAA champion men’s head coach John Speraw.

UCLA Mens Volleyball Warm Up with Al Scates

This video contains the UCLA volleyball warm up. It is interesting to see how the warm up has changed as the game has change from side out to rally scoring as well as based upon new knowledge in the volleyball calisthenics.

Volleyball Calisthenics With UCLA Volleyball Team

Volleyball calisthenics is one of the most popular and common ways for top college level NCAA teams to warm up yet few if any high school coaches use it in their practices. In this video you will get to see how UCLA uses this warm up technique in their practice.

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Al Scates Discusses Current Volleyball Warm Ups Vs. That In the Past

In the last few years volleyball warm ups have changed considerably as the science behind the human body has improved. In this video Andor and Al discuss the changes and how it has affected UCLA volleyball warm up.

Al Scates On His Mentors Including John Wooden and What They Have Taught Him

This is a great interview where Al reflects on his mentors and how they taught him to make it fun for the players to come to practice. Plus how a mentor made him concentrate on getting his masters degree and his relationship with legendary basketball coach John Wooden.

Volleyball Practice Plan Mens Indoor With Al Scates #1 – Part 9

Al Scates Volleyball Coaching Advice – Creating In Practice Competition.
Al Scates – His Journey As UCLA Volleyball Coach.
Al Scates on the Best Players He Ever Coached and Some Fun Stories.
Al Scates Stories and Discussing His Championship Titles.

Volleyball Practice Plan Mens Indoor With Al Scates #1 – Part 10

Al Scates UCLA Mens Head Coach – all time most NCAA men’s volleyball championships.

Al reflects on his mentors and how they taught him to make it fun for the players to come to practice. Plus how a mentor made him concentrate on getting his masters degree and his relationship with legendary basketball coach John Wooden.