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Seminars at a Glance (PDF Format)

Last updated October 29, 2008

 

*Please note that any coach who reaches the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championships will be excused from his/her presentation(s). A substitute session will be scheduled as a replacement. Please see the Convention Program for substitute sessions.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 17
9 a.m. - Noon Pre-Convention Seminar: Analyzing the 2008 Olympic Games: Insights into Volleyball Playing Trends and the Impact on Your Team QCC 213-214 Hugh McCutcheon & USAV Men's Staff
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Pre-Convention Seminar: Analyzing the 2008 Olympic Games: Insights into Volleyball Playing Trends and the Impact on Your Team Mateflex Court 1/QCC 213-214 Sue Woodstra & USAV Women's Staff
Thursday, Dec. 18
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Steps to Prevent Volleyball Injuries QCC 211-212 Bill Briner
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Coaching C.L.O.U.T. - Improve and Facilitate Better Team Communication, Leadership and Teamwork QCC 213-214 Mora Kanim
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Offensive Organizational Considerations: Which Comes First... the Chicken or the Egg?    QCC 215-216 Bill Neville 
       
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Examining Drugs, Alcohol, and Supplemental Use in Volleyball: What Do We Know?    QCC 211-212 Kathy Turpin, Mary Wilfert, Neil Mason & Fran Flory
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Coaching Both Sides of the Brain QCC 213-214 Terry Pettit
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. What Most Women Don't Know About the Job Marketplace-presented by the AVCA Minority Coaches Committee QCC 215-216 Cheryl Levick
       
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Improving the Range of Your Passer Mateflex Court 1 Trish Knight
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Stop Running in Circles! Play Games to Warm Up! Mateflex Court 2 Bill Neville & Bill Hamiter 
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Using Sand Doubles Drills to Maximize Ball Contacts and Improve the All-Around Game AVP Sand Court Ali Wood Lamberson 
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Q & A With NCAA President Dr. Myles Brand QCC 203-204 Dr. Myles Brand
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Developing Game Intelligence and Empowerment Coaching: Planning, Practice Administration and Performance Evaluation QCC 211-212 Adriano de Souza
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Developing Leadership Skills through Conversations, Evaluations and Retreats QCC 215-216 Becky Schmidt
       
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Transition Skills and Strategy for the Championship Team Mateflex Court 1 Suzie Fritz 
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Beach Volleyball Defensive Strategies & Footwork AVP Sand Court Danalee Corso 
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. A Frank Conversation Between a Coach and Official QCC 213-214 Mary Wise & Chuck Erbe
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Tales from the Locker Room - Part II QCC 215-216 Al Scates
Friday, Dec. 19
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Attacking Fundamentals and Concepts - presented by the AVCA Minority Coaches Committee Mateflex Court 1 Lee Maes
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Blocking Skills and Drills for the Championship Team Mateflex Court 2 Chuck Erbe
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Sand Volleyball: Tactics & Strategy - presented by Mikasa AVP Sand Court Todd Rogers 
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Team Toughness Trojan-Style: Philosophy, Periodization Plan and the Process Behind Championship Teams QCC 213-214 Mick Haley & Michael Voight
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Understanding How the Division I Tournament Selection Process Works QCC 215-216 Sharon Cessna & Marie Robbins
       
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Serve-Receive and Transition Tactics for Middle Blockers Mateflex Court 1 Jerritt Elliott
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Jump Serve: Mechanics, Drills & Strategy - presented by the JVDA and AVCA Minority Coaches Committee Mateflex Court 2 Neil Mason 
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Understanding the Differences Between the Beach and Indoor Game - presented by Mikasa AVP Sand Court Todd Rogers 
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

Motor Learning: Applying the Science to the Art of Coaching 

QCC 213-214 Tom Tait 
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Recruiting: Managing the Issues of Timing, Scholarships, Money & Fit QCC 215-216 Cecile Reynaud - Moderator; Mitch Jacobs, Brenda Williams & Jill Stephens
       
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Competitive Alternative Scoring Games Mateflex Court 1 Stu Sherman 
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Maximizing Practice Repetitions - presented by the JVDA Mateflex Court 2 Mike Lingenfelter 
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Plyometric Training for Improved Performance AVP Sand Court Karch Kiraly & Mike Rangel
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. So You Want to be a Head Coach: Advice for Assistants Looking to Make the Move Up QCC 213-214 Ryan Theis, Sally Polhamus & Erich Hinterstocker 
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Semi-Final Match Analysis QCC 215-216 Shelton Collier & Jim Stone
Saturday, Dec. 20
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. How to Develop Consistency in Your Setter Mateflex Court 1 Cathy Noth
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Defending the Slide Attack Mateflex Court 2 Cecile Reynaud 
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Sand Volleyball: Tactics & Strategy - presented by Mikasa AVP Sand Court Todd Rogers 
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Nutrition for High School & Club Volleyball Players QCC 211-212 Shelley Bradford
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Intensity, Concentration & Enthusiasm: The Three Keys to Volleyball Success QCC 213-214 Paul Salitsky
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Best Practices for New & Existing Junior Clubs - presented by the JVDA QCC 215-216 John Sample, Jenny Hahn & Bill Milborn
       
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Game-Like Training and Skill Development Mateflex Court 1 Beth Launiere
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Transition Play Mateflex Court 2 Susie Fritz 
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Understanding the Differences Between the Beach and Indoor Game - presented by Mikasa AVP Sand Court Todd Rogers 
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Funding Your Program: How to Identify People Who Will Help You Succeed QCC 211-212 Arnie Ball & Al Scates
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Coaching Both Sides of the Brain QCC 213-214 Terry Pettit
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Serve-Receive Strategies, Formation & Drills QCC 215-216 Jean Kesterson
       
11:00 a.m. - Noon Triangle Offense: Finding Success with Three Middles Mateflex Court 1 Jeff Carroll
11:00 a.m. - Noon VolleyKids Demonstration: Volleyball Skill Development and Games for Youth Mateflex Court 2 Tim Vande Schraaf
11:00 a.m. - Noon How to Use Sand as a Spring Training Tool AVP Sand Court John Cook
11:00 a.m. - Noon Behind the Game: Volleyball Operations QCC 211-212 Kelley Kish
11:00 a.m. - Noon Examining the Rover Defense: How to use it Successfully with Your Team QCC 213-214 Rich Luenemann
11:00 a.m. - Noon Life After College: Exploring International Playing Opportunities for your Student-Athlete QCC 215-216 Arnie Ball
       
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Running & Promoting a Successful Collegiate Beach Tournament QCC 211-212 Dave Carstenson & Tom Collett
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Sport - Where Personality Meets Performance: Tips for Coaching the Entitled Generation QCC 213-214 Paul Salitsky
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Advantages of Sending High School Student-Athletes to Two-Year Schools QCC 215-216 Trish Knight & Terry Gamble
       
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Understanding the High School and Club Coaches' Role in the Recruiting Process QCC 211-212 Barry McLean
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Recruiting to Your System QCC 213-214 Matt Peck
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Grade School Volleyball in Japan: Exploring Philosophical Differences in Training and Competition - presented by the JVDA QCC 215-216 Rich Zeciski & Tim Hardt
       
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Team and Individual Defensive Positioning Principles QCC 211-212 Dorothy Webb 
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Developing Your Functional Coaching Philosophy QCC 213-214 Don Burroughs 
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Collegiate Sand Volleyball: Options for Competition Format, Staffing, Season Length and Financial Aid QCC 215-216 Kathy DeBoer - Moderator, Lynn Holzman & TJ Meagher 
Sunday, Dec. 21
9:00 - 10:15 a.m. Making Parents into Partners QCC 213-214 Dave Gentile
       
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Three-Step Approach to Designing an Off-Season Volleyball Conditioning Program QCC 213-214 Robert Brown

Alternate Sessions:

Game-Like Training and Skill Development - Beth Launiere, University of Utah (Mateflex Courts) 

Using Sand Volleyball Drills as a Spring Training Tool for Your Team - Mike Rangel, Plyocity (AVP Sand Court)

 

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