So you want to get into college coaching, but aren't sure how to get your foot in the door. Here are some thoughts.
As in any field, those in the coaching profession need to think about their impact and influence on the broader organization.
The record of a certain college coach demonstrates rather dramatically how little winning matters in some situations.
A coach asks whether it's better to assist at an established program, or to head coach at one that struggles.
Someone who's been away from the sport for a while wonders if they're too old to start coaching. I'm not sure you're ever too old.
Lack of cultural awareness and sensitivity is risky, as a member of the volleyball community recently found out. Best not to be in that kind of situation.
All kinds of biases and discriminatory factors can influence hiring decisions. Not all of them are negative, but they do require fairness and honesty.
I've accepted an offer to take over the men's and women's volleyball teams at Medaille College, an NCAA Division III school in Buffalo, NY.