When I got to England in 2012, the Volleyball England Student Cup was a pretty big deal. Now none of the top university programs compete anymore.
Playing volleyball in the UK as a post-graduate student - possibly on scholarship - is definitely an option for American players done with their US eligibility.
I have some very serious concerns that the UK referendum vote in favor of the UK leaving the EU could have a very negative impact on UK volleyball.
A tough away first league match of the season was followed by a less-than inspiring morning training session.
Today my volleyball season official starts with try-outs for this year's university teams, though the conditions won't be ideal.
Wherein I finally get around to reviewing the 2013-14 season from a coaching perspective in terms of things I did well and things I could have done better.
This is a post I wrote leading into the start of my final season with the Exeter university teams where I talk priorities and plans.