2008 AVCA Convention Seminars - Omaha

 

DVDs of most on-court and sand educational sessions from the 2008 AVCA Convention in Omaha are available for purchase in the AVCA Product Store. Please click here to see the complete list of sessions available.

 

Steps to Prevent Volleyball Injuries

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speakers:
Bill Briner
USAV Team Physician, Park Ridge, Ill.

   

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Coaching C.L.O.U.T. - Improve and Facilitate Better Team Communication, Leadership and Teamwork

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Mora Kanim
UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif.

   

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Offensive Organizational Considerations: Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg 

(High School/Club /Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Bill Neville
Nevillizms, Edmonds, Wash.  

 

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Examining Drugs, Alcohol and Supplement Use in Volleyball: What Do We Need to Know? 

(All / All)

Featured Speakers:

Kathy Turpin
National Center for Drug Free Sport, Kansas City, Mo.

Mary Wilfert
NCAA, Indianapolis, Ind.

Neil Mason
TCA Volleyball Clubs, Newport Coast, Calif.

Fran Flory
Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, La.  

 

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Coaching Both Sides of the Brain

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Terry Pettit
Terry Pettit Coaching Enhancement, Fort Collins, Colo.

 

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What Most Women Don't Know about the Job Marketplace - presented b the AVCA Minority Coaches Committee

(College/ Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Cheryl Levick
Univ. of Maryland, College Park, Md.

 

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Improving the Range of your Passer 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Trish Knight
Missouri State Univ. - West Plains, West Plains, Mo.

 

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Using Sand Doubles Drills to Maximize Ball Contacts and Improve the All-Around Game 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speakers:

Ali Wood Lamberson
USAV Director of International & High School Performance Beach Programs, Colorado Springs, Colo.

 

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Q&A with NCAA President Myles Brand 

(Note: Brand was ill and could not make it.)

(College / Advanced)

Featured Speakers:

Joni Comstock
NCAA Senior Vice President for Championships, Indianapolis, Ind.

Wally Renfro
Senior Adviser to NCAA President Brand, Indianapolis, Ind..

 

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Developing Game Intelligence and Empowerment Coaching: Planning, Practice Administration and Performance Evaluation 

(All / Advanced)

Featured Speaker:

Adriano de Souza
Illinois State Univ., Normal, Ill.

 

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Developing Leadership Skills Through Conversations, Evaluations and Retreats 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Becky Schmidt
Hope College, Holland, Mich.

 

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Transition Skills and Strategy for the Championship Team

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Suzie Fritz
Kansas State  Univ., Manhattan, Kan.

 

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Beach Volleyball Defensive Strategies and Footwork 

(All / Advanced)

Featured Speaker:

Danalee Corso
Head Coach of USA Junior Beach National Team   

 

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A Frank Conversation Between a Coach and Official 

(College / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Mary Wise
Univ of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

Chuck Erbe
College Volleyball Official, Okemos, Mich.  

 

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Tales from the Locker Room - Part II 

(College / All)

Featured Speaker:

Al Scates
UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif.

   

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Attacking Fundamentals and Concepts - presented by the AVCA Minority Coaches Committee

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Lee Maes
Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

 

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Team Toughness Trojan-Style: Philosophy, Periodization Plan, and the Process Behind Championship Teams 

(College / Advanced)

Featured Speakers:

Mick Haley
Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.

Michael Voight
Central Connecticut State Univ., New Britain, Conn.

   

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Understanding How the Division I Tournament Selection Process Works 

(College / Advanced)

Featured Speakers:

Sharon Cessna
NCAA, Indianapolis, Ind.

Marie Robbins
Univ. of Alabama and Chair of the Division I Volleyball Committee, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 

 

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Jump Serve: Mechanics, Drills and Strategy - presented by the JVDA and AVCA Minority Coaches Committee 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Neil Mason
TCA Volleyball Clubs, Newport Coast, Calif.

 

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Motor Learning: Applying the Science to the Art of Coaching 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Tom Tait
Former Penn State Men's and Women's Head Coach 

 

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Recruiting: Managing the Issues of Timing, Scholarships, Money and Fit

(College / Intermediate)

Featured Speakers:

Cecile Reyanud - Moderator
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, Fla. 

Kent Miller
Univ. of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 

Brenda Williams
Olivet Nazarene Univ., Bourbonnais, Ill. 

Jill Stephens
Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Fla. 

 

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Maximizing Practice Repetitions - presented by the JVDA

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Steve Aird
TCA Volleyball

 

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Plyometric Training for Improved Performance 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speakers:

Karch Kiraly
Karch Kiraly Academy, San Clemente, Calif. 

Mike Rangel
Plyocity, Los Angeles, Calif.

   

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So You Want to be a Head Coach: Advice for Assistants Looking to Make the Move Up 

(College / Advanced)

Featured Speakers:

Dex Schroeder
Samford Univ., Birmingham, Ala.

Sally Polhamus
Winthrop Univ., Rock Hill, S.C.

Erich Hinterstocker
North Dakota State Univ., Fargo, N.C. 

   

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Semi-Final Match Analysis 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speakers:

Shelton Collier
Wingate Univ., Matthews, N.C.

Jim Stone
Former Ohio State Univ. Head Coach 

 

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How to Develop Consistency in Your Setter

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Cathy Noth
Cathy Noth Clinics and Camps, Madison, Wisc.

 

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Defending the Slide Attack

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Cecile Reynaud
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, Fla. 

 

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Nutrition for High Schooland Club Volleyball Players 

(High School/Club / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Shelley Bradford
Navarre High School, Gulf Breeze, Fla.

 

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Intensity, Concentration & Enthusiasm: The Three Keys to Volleyball Success 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Paul Salitsky
Univ. of California, Davis, Davis, Calif. 

    

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Best Practices for New and Existing Junior Clubs - presented by the JVDA  

(Club / All)

Featured Speakers:

John Sample
Texas Advantage Volleyball, Fort Worth, Texas

Jenny Hahn
Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club, Milwaukee, Wis.

Bill Milborn
Club Fusion, Crystal Lake, Ind. 

 

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Game-Like Training and Skill Development 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Beth Launiere
Univ. of Utah, Sal Lake City, Utah 

   

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No Space? No Problem! Half-Court Drills for Effective Training

(High School/Club / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Lauren Sauer
Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky. 

   

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Funding Your Program: How to Identify People Who Will Help You Succeed 

(College / Advanced)

Featured Speaker:

Al Scates
UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif.

Arnie Ball
IPFW, Fort Wayne, Ind.

 

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Coaching Both Sides of the Brain 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Terry Pettit
Terry Pettit Coaching Enhancement, Fort Collins, Colo.

 

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Serve Receive Strategies, Formation and Drills 

(High School/Club / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Jean Kesterson
Cathedral High School, Indianapolis, Ind.

 

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Behind the Game: Volleyball Operations 

(College / Advanced)

Featured Speaker:

Kelley Kish
Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

 

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Examining the Rover Defense: How to Use It Successfully with Your Team 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Rich Luenemann
Washington Univ. in St. Louis, Mo.

 

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Life After College: Exploring International Playing Opportunities for Your Student-Athletes 

(College / Advanced)

Featured Speaker:

Arnie Ball
IPFW, Fort Wayne, Ind.

 

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Running and Promoting a Successful Collegiate Beach Tournament 

(College / All)

Featured Speakers:

Dave Carstenson
USAV Board of Directors and AVP Official

Tom Collett
TDC Entertainment

 

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Sport - Where Personality Meets Performance: Tips for Coaching the Entitled Generation 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Paul Salitsky
Univ. of California, Davis, Davis, Calif.

 

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Advantages of Sending High School Student-Athletes to Two-Year Schools 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speakers:

Trish Knight - Moderator
Missouri State  Univ. - West Plains, West Plains, Mo.

Terry Gamble
Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, Iowa

 

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Understanding the High School and Club Coaches Role in the Recruiting Process 

(High School/Club / All)

Featured Speaker:

Barry McLean
Volleyball Prospects Canada, Calgary, Alberta

 

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Recruiting to Your System 

(College / All)

Featured Speaker:

Matt Peck
Middle Tennessee State Univ., Murfreesboro, Tenn

 

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Grade School Volleyball in Japan: Exploring Philosophical Differences in Training and Competition - presented by the JVDA 

(Club / Intermediate)

Featured Speakers:

Rich Zeciski
Team Z Volleyball Club, Camp Dennison, Ohio

Tim Hardt
Indy Juniors Volleyball Club, Fishers, Ind.

 

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Team and Individual Defensive Positioning Principles 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Dorothy Webb
Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass. 

 

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Developing Your Functional Coaching Philosophy 

(High School/Club / Beginners)

Featured Speaker:

Don Burroughs
Univ. of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio 

 

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Collegiate Sand Volleyball: Options for Competition Format, Staffing, Season Length and Financial Aid 

(College / Advanced)

Featured Speaker:

Kathy DeBoer - Moderator
AVCA, Lexington, Ky. 

Lynn Holzman
NCAA, Indianapolis, Ind.

T.J. Meagher
Univ. of Houston, Houston, Texas

 

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Making Parents into Partners 

(High School/Club / All)

Featured Speaker:

David Gentile
Mid-America Volleyball, Overland, Kan. 

 

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Three Step Approach to Designing an Off-Season Volleyball Conditioning Program 

(All / Intermediate)

Featured Speaker:

Robert Brown
Robert Brown Sports Performance, Grand Prairie, Texas

 

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Division I General Meeting 

(DI College / All)

 

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Minority Clinic Workshop 

(All / All)

 

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