2010 AVCA Spring Conference Schedule


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Last updated March 25, 2010 


AFSC = Stanford University's Arrillaga Family Sports Center. All times are Pacific Time.

Thursday, May 6
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Data Project Basic User Course ($225 value, free to Conference attendees) AFSC Rooms A-C James Wilroy, Managing Director, Data Project
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. AVCA Registration AFSC Lobby  
3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Championship Tailgate Party    Jimmy V's Sports Cafe  
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.  What Each Team Must do to Win: Semifinal Match Preview  AFSC Kissick Auditorium  Tom Tait, former head coach, Penn State-Men 
6:00 p.m.  NCAA Semifinal Match #1  Maples Pavilion   
8:00 p.m.  NCAA Semifinal Match #2  Maples Pavilion   
Friday, May 7 
7:45 - 9:00 a.m. AVCA Registration AFSC Lobby  
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Training Your Setter to be a Difference Maker AFSC Dallmar Court John Dunning, Stanford
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Teaching Your Outside Hitters to SCORE AFSC Dallmar Court Mark Rosen, Michigan 
11:00 a.m. - Noon Drill Design - Cooperative to Competitive AFSC Dallmar Court Ray Bechard, Kansas
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Provided by AVCA * Jimmy V's Sports Cafe  
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Middle Hitter Offense: How to Hit a Variety of Sets (presented by the AVCA Minority Coaches Committee) AFSC Dallmar Court Deitre Collins-Parker, San Diego State, former Olympic Team middle blocker 
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. The Forearm Pass - Learning From One of the Best AFSC Dallmar Court Sue Woodstra, two-time Olympic Silver Medalist 
  Talent Assessment and Seeing What a Player Can Be: The Key to Recruiting Success (presented by the AVCA Assistant Coaches Committee) AFSC Kissick Auditorium Panel: Cecile Reynaud (moderator); Chris Bigelow, Cal; Cody Hein, Chico State & Katy Meyer (Embry-Riddle)
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Exploring New Roles for the Libero  AFSC Dallmar Court  John Kosty, Stanford-Men 
4:45 - 5:45 p.m.  Team Defensive Concepts  AFSC Dallmar Court  Cecile Reynaud, former head coach, Florida State 
  Raising Funds to Support Your Program  AFSC Kissick Auditorium  Arnie Ball, IPFW-Men 
  Dinner on Your Own     
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.  Moon & Stars Reception presented by AVCA & USA Volleyball Westin Palo Alto   
 Saturday, May 8
7:45 - 9:00 a.m.  AVCA Registration  AFSC Lobby   
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Five Essentials for Success in Coaching  AFSC Kissick Auditorium  John Dunning, Stanford 
9:40 - 10:40 a.m.  Designing and Adapting Drills to Work on Specific Problems AFSC Dallmar Court  Bruce Honberger, Granite Bay High School 
  Using Social Media to Promote Your Team (presented by the AVCA Minority Coaches Committee) AFSC Kissick Auditorium  Linda Hampton, TCU; Mark Drosos, Lodestone Social Media 
10:50 - 11:50 a.m. Serving: The Great Equalizer When Playing More Physical Teams  AFSC Dallmar Court Tom Black, Loyola Marymount 
Noon - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch on your own     
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.  Teaching your Players to "Read" Using Video Technology  AFSC Kissick Auditorium  Jamie Morrison, U.S. Women's National Team Technical Coordinator
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.  Swing Blocking: Theory and Practice  AFSC Dallmar Court  Alan Knipe, U.S. Men's National Team 
4:00 p.m. NCAA Championship Match Maples Pavilion  

* Ed Drakich, University of Toronto head men's coach, former pro beach athlete and author of Canada Volleyball Level II and III Training Manuals on Beach Volleyball, will be available during Friday's lunch for conversation on issues regarding court construction, training and integration of sand volleyball into existing programs. 


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