Bill Ferguson Volleyball Coaching Conversations from the Office 1

This next series of videos features an intimate conversation with Bill Ferguson about the practice, the drills, his coaching philosophy and more. This series gives you an insider, in depth look at Bill as a coach as well as the USC volleyball program.

Individual Videos for Conversations from the Office 1 are as follows:

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Warm Up
Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Coaching Philosophy
Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Coaching Influences


Bill Ferguson USC Volleyball Practice Summary

This is the end of the USC practice videos. In this video Bill talks to his team about goals and how the team did in practice towards those goals. He also discusses areas that need improvement and areas where the team and players did well.


Bill Ferguson Italy Volleyball Drill

The Italy Volleyball Drill is a drill Bill got from the USC Women’s head coach who saw Italy practicing the drill before the Olympics while on tour. The drill is a great team drill that puts a lot of pressure on your team to sideout on defense and score points on offense.


Bill Ferguson Over the Net Pepper Volleyball Drill

over the Net Pepper Volleyball Drill has become a very popular drill which we are seeing in a lot of practices all the way up to the USA National Team. The drill focuses on both lower ball control (Passing / Setting) and upper ball control (spiking / tipping / shooting with control).


Bill Ferguson in Practice Serving Drill

Bill Ferguson Practice Serving Drill is a simple and great drill that highlights Bill’s goals of serving tough. The drill starts with two minutes of warmup serving followed by two minutes of deliberate serving where the players are serving a specific area. – Notice also the serving is done in the middle of practice, this is discussed in the video


Bill Ferguson Team Stations – Area 1 Volleyball Defense Drill

Area 1 Defense Volleyball Drill with Bill Ferguson, USC practice during the breakout sessions. Great simple drill that can be used for players of all levels. It basically includes two hit balls, one hit from area 2 and one from area 4. The area 2 ball is the hard cross court hit while the area 4 is hit high at the players head.