Volleyball coaching conversations in the office is a great place where top volleyball coaches share volleyball coaching advice and information.
This video we filmed for the AVCA video tip of the week a few years ago. I think its the best video in the world on running the “Bic” set. This video shows why Bill Ferguson is such an incredible coach! Enjoy and be sure to thank him next time you see him! 🙂
In this video Trevor Johnson offers volleyball coaching advice on coaching men vs. women and how to connect with players. Trevor has a great deal of experience in this area having coached the Men’s NAIA National Champions in 2013 and while coaching the women’s team that took a 3rd in the NAIA.
In our work with Dr. Bill Harrison (Sports Eye Doctor to Top Sports Stars) we have discovered humans cannot think and see at the same time! Yet many coaches ignore this fact and because of their own coaching styles and lack of knowledge about vision actually negatively impact their players on the court during matches.
In this video Kerri and Andor review mid way through practice the speed of change and improvement of team at Uni High. Also discussed are some of the strategies that have worked thus far plus some specific coaching philosophies!
In this brutally honest no holds bar video we go through one of the biggest mistakes former players make when coaching and get honest about adjusting goals and expectations when coaching youth players. This is an insightful new look at WHY WE COACH and why we should coach. Our job as coaches is more then just winning it is about changing lives and developing people.
In this video Andor and Kerri discuss and review the practice thus far and some of the things Kerri observed watcing Andor coach as well as some things that Andor observed watching Kerri coach.
This is the final video from Practice 1 of Volleyball Coaching Nightmares. In this video Andor and Kerri discuss and review the first practice at Uni High school after completion and discuss what Kerri learned and observations she made watching Andor coach.
In this video Bil offers sound advice on volleyball coaching for all you coaches out there. With Bill experience not only coaching College, but also club this video is a must see.
In this video Bill shares coaching advice and tips he picked up from Super Bowl, National Champion, and former USC Football coach Pete Carroll. This video also reveals some of Bill’s roots in coaching and how he looks outside of the sport of volleyball to innovate and improve his coaching ability.
The sign of any great person is their ability to change and grow as the circumstances need. To reflect on what happens and make improvements in the future. In this video Bill Ferguson talks about some of the challenges he has experienced as a coach and improvements he has made in himself, with his staff and in his program to try and overcome these challenges.
In this video Andor and Bill talk about how Bill connects and motivates his players. USC Volleyball is a program that really cares about its players development both on and off the court. This video plus other videos previously filmed really makes this apparent. This video also offers great insights for coaches to use themselves when coaching and building relationships with their players.
In this video Bill and Andor discuss the USC Coaching staff and their responsibilities. This is a good video for all coaches to see and also learn how each coaches skills and personality is used successfully to enhance the program and its results.
This video is a result of a question Andor asked from Bill Ferguson on his opinion on of what are the best ways to start the play or rally more effectively in practice. A Problem many coaches have is they are not making their practice as game like as possible and putting balls into play that are not balls the players will see in matches.
In this video Andor and Bill discuss how the teams serving strategy has changed with its players and how this affects practice and team goals. This is an insightful video and shows how good coaches adjust to their personal, strengths and weaknesses.
The final drill for practice was the 6 on 6 Break Point Drill. This drill is not an easy drill to understand the scoring and it is an even more difficult drill to win on the offense. This drill really calibrates the offense and really show the value of tough serving and scoring on defense.
In this video we discuss Pat Powers famous Battle Star Drill as well as who in Bills staff is Han Solo. But seriously this is a simple yet extremely effective drill to help your blockers plus teach your hitters to swing out of tough situations. Also this is a great transition drill because of the nature of the drill often a transition play follows.
In this video Bill and Andor discuss Cam Green rapid fire correction drill. Also discussed is the timing of the drill and why it is included in practice. If you do not know or currently use a correction drill in parts of your practice make sure to watch this video.
This video describes in details some of the breakout sessions used by Bill and his coaching staff to build individual skills in players. This video offers an insight to practice design and Bill volleyball coaching philosophy.
In this video Bill and Andor discuss changes to how blocking trips drill is run now verses practices in the past. The main point being that a ball is hit from the box to make it more game like and simulate someone hitting. The results are significant and include players jumping higher, making better moves, following better technique and most importantly be far more engaged to the outcome of running the drill at 100%
This is a great revealing video where Bill and Andor discuss changes to practice and how Bill has improved as a coach and some of the changes he has implemented as a result.
In this conversation from the office Bill Ferguson explains “Tell the Truth Monday” and how they got the name and how it fits into his volleyball practice planning and coaching philosophy.
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.