Here is a report of what I saw and heard when we hosted a Gold Medal Squared coaching clinic for the staff at Charleston Academy.
Goals can be very useful things, which is why they are so often encouraged. There is a downside to them, though, that is little talked about.
The last couple of weeks of work in my role as Technical Director at Charleston Academy have focused on our coaching and how it can be better.
The level of your players should influence the type of feedback you give them in terms of whether you go more positive or more negative.
The volleyball system you operate in (pro, college, Juniors, etc.) influences your perspective on certain things. Others might have a different one.
Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker is an interesting combination of stories and research that could help you both personally and as a coach.
While making detailed long-term coaching plans for a season is impractical, it definitely makes sense to have things you're working toward developmentally.
This small-sided volleyball game takes a cooperative drill and makes it competitive with a heavy focus on defense and transition.