This is a full volleyball practice plan and review of the practice with Wes Schneider and Cal Baptist University Men’s Program. Cal Baptist University boast one of the most successful volleyball programs in NAIA volleyball history winning 8 of the last 11 National Championships. The program is coached by Wes Schneider.
Wes Schneider begins his second season at the helm for CBU. Prior to CBU, Schneider amassed a 52-17 overall record as Lees-McRae Bobcat’s head coach, going a perfect 36-0 in conference play during his tenure including, Conference Coach of the Year.
Conversations from the Office – Allan Vince, Cal Baptist University Men’s Volleyball Assistant Coach
This is a video featuring Allan Vince, Cal Baptist University Men’s Volleyball Assistant Coach. Allan has had a remarkable career as a player for UCLA and overseas as a pro. His understanding as an assistant coach is remarkable and it is just a matter of time till he is the head coach somewhere.
In this video coach Wes Schneider talks about Cal Baptist University and its volleyball program. Along with the campus tour this video offers great insights on playing volleyball at Cal Baptist for Wes Schneider and Allan Vince. This video plus others are a must see for players looking to play D1, D2, D3, NAIA College Men’s Volleyball in the United States.
In this video Wes Schneider shares his best coaching advice specifically for coaches. This video is a must see for all coaches of all levels.
This is a great video for young players looking to play college volleyball. In it Wes offers great advice that we have never heard before for players looking to play college volleyball.
In video and post we get an opportunity to learn about coach Wes Schneider coaching style and why. The question is broad and really revealing as it tells you allot about what the coach focuses on and thinks is important as a coach. Also it reveals allot about what they think are important traits for volleyball coaching success.
This video features a frank and fun conversation about Wes mentors as a coach. No great coach went the road by himself, rather they had help and often learned from the best. In this video is an intimate look at who helped Wes become a good coach and how all coaches should do the same.
This video features a conversations from the office with Wes Schneider on the Standard Drill. The drill is used for 6 on 6 game like situations instead of just playing a game to 25. What it allows the teams to do is focus on just defense or just offense while still playing balls out and working and playing out of transition.
This video features a conversation from the office on the tough swings volleyball drill. This drill simulates a large block the players will be facing competing in one the toughest division in all of sports MPSF Men’s Volleyball.
This video features the conversation from the office regarding servers vs. passers volleyball drill. We have also included round 1 and round 2 of the servers vs. passers drill below.
This video features the conversation from the office regarding the volleyball exchange drill. The point of this drill is to warm up the players while still building skills and working on movement in transition. With the increased speed of the game transition movement has become more and more important.
In this video Wes and Andor talk about the volleyball tennis drill. This is a drill Wes likes to run at the start of practice to warm his players up. The drill also works on several skills including ball control, passing, movement, and reading. Also Wes like the drill because it sets a good tone for practice and gets his players competing early.
In this video Wes and Andor do a quick review of the practice and what went on! This video offers insights into the thought behind the drills as well as particular focuses of the coaching staff while running the drills and the practice.
In this video Wes wraps up the practice with the team, discusses what he likes, dislikes and also give a little pep talk. Every coach has their own style and this video highlights Wes coaching style.
Round 2 of the tough swings drill from earlier. This video sequence includes more verbal cues from the coaches as well as watching the opposites now run the drill. As stated earlier Wes runs this drill to help his attackers deal with a defense that they are not used to particularly on a bad pass where the defense knows the ball is going to the outside.
This is round 2 of the servers verses passers drill. This drill obviously works on serving and passing for the team. Add on to traditional serving and passing include the coach on the box entering in a second ball after the serve. This is done to increase the number of reps for the players plus have a controlled situation where coaches can work on specific things for the passers.
This post contains 2 videos from Wes Schneider’s Standard Drill. How is a 6 on 6 drill where the goal is to have the offense side out at 70% while the defense scores at 50%. If for some reason the offense scores higher than 70% this becomes the standard that the other team needs to now side out at and obviously how you drill gets its name.
This video features Wes Schneider running the tough swings volleyball drill. Wes run this drill to simulate the tough situations, particularly the tough and large block his hitters will face in matches competing in the NCAA MPSF division. In this volleyball drill for hitters, his spikers have to hit against his 2 biggest blockers where the blockers know the ball is going to the hitter. (Hitter gets 4 out 5 sets!)
The next drill is servers verses passers drill. The drill consist of a serve followed up by an additional ball from a coach hitting on a box in order to increase the number of repetitions.
Wes Schneider Exchange Volleyball Drill is a great drill to help your team with all areas of the game while still warming up the players successfully. Some the the things we see players get out of the drill in particular include learning over head ball control meaning a control swing.
Volleyball Tennis Drill is a movement and passing warm up drill Wes uses occasionally with his team before match days to have a little fun and get the team moving. The drill focuses and improves a number of different skills including but not limited to; passing, movement and reading.
In this video you will get to see how Wes introduces practice to his team and goes through the team announcements. This is very revealing and we encourage all coaches to watch this and learn. Also Wes has a very mellow style of coaching that that is similar or fits many coaches out there.
In this video Cal Baptist Coach Wes Schneider goes over the volleyball practice outline for the day. In this video you also will learn the reasoning behind certain drills and how they fit into the team goals and the point in season where the team is currently competing.
In this Volleyball1on1.com exclusive first you get and inside look at Cal Baptist Men’s Volleyball Program including; campus, coaching staff, player facilities and more. This video is a must see for all players looking to play college volleyball particularly players looking to play at Cal Baptist!