Last night, I sent an email to our club with a notification that I was shutting operations down for the summer. We had been holding out for some sign that we would be able to salvage our season. In May, I was hopeful that we would arrive at a place where cases were low in … Continue reading Pause now to play later. Delaying gratification to save our sports.
For those that aren't up to speed on the latest AVP news, Santa Cruz native and Stanford Alum Karissa Cook won her first AVP title this past weekend in the event held in Austin with her partner Jace Pardon. They annihilated teams in both the semis and final matches: "They hit cut shots that tagged lines. … Continue reading Watch out for the Karissa Cooks
If anyone tells you they are an expert on nutrition, be skeptical. I don't care how many degrees they have, how many diet books they have read, or how many clients they have worked with. The fact of the matter is that optimal nutrition is one of the most difficult things to measure next to … Continue reading Optimizing Nutrition For Your DNA
I started my coaching career in indoor volleyball. Indoor is a typical team sport where matches are loud, athletes are cheering, and coaches are barking directions from the sideline at all times. Coaches in the game tend to take a very active role: trying to change tactics, technique, mental attitudes in between every point and … Continue reading Why the Beach made me a better coach.
Why become an NCAA student-athlete? A way to help get you accepted into an impacted university. Potentially a way to help pay for college (Likely a partial scholarship in beach volleyball) Job Skills: When applying for jobs, those who play sports work better with others, “Athletes work well with partners and in teams. Athletes know … Continue reading Getting recruited for beach volleyball.
Let's face it, I am getting older. So are you. As we age, we put more and more miles on our bodies. As athletes, these miles can be pretty strenuous compared to the average person’s miles. And as a beach vb athlete, well let’s just say the sand is a bit less forgiving than we … Continue reading Beach Volleyball Attacking – stop treating us like baseball pitchers!
I’ve been told I should write a blog for a while from numerous people on many different occasions. I think they look at me and see a crazy person, or maybe they just don’t understand me. One of my players, I’ll call her fluffy hair, I swear she looks at my head and sees a … Continue reading Starting a blog.