The Quadrant

Becoming One of the Greats: Coach Ricardo Guimaraes

Coach Ricardo Guimaraes talks about his 20 years volleyball coaching career and shares his own views on the future of volleyball.

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Once a Volleyball Player, Always a Volleyball Player

  My name is Megan Carr and I played volleyball for 13+ years and have been coaching for 4 years. Currently I coach at the collegiate level at University of Indianapolis, so 18-22 year old...

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Just as Much of a Mental Game as a Physical Game

I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe as we navigate these unprecedented times.  My name is John Klanac and I am an Assistant Volleyball Coach at Rice University in Houston, Texas.  I’m super...

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More Than Just a Volleyball Coach by Jeff Steinberg

I have been coaching volleyball since I was a freshman in college back in 2010. Crazy to think that it has already been 10 years. I started out coaching high school club volleyball, then helped...

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Preparation Prevents Poor Performance

I’m Amanda Youell, a volleyball coach. I’ve been coaching off and on since I was 19 years old myself. That would make it about thirteen years total. I coach elementary school all the way through...

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Intermittent Fasting: What is it about and can it help me?

Ryan Charles is a young professional living in New York City with a passion for a holistic approach to health and wellness. He focuses on simple strategies to maximize performance of mind and body with...

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Coach Gary Preston on the Challenge of Not Losing Focus

I have been coaching volleyball for 10 years. I have had the privilege of coaching in the States and abroad. Currently I am working for Brooklyn Elite Volleyball Club. I have enjoyed the challenges and...

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Words from the Best European Service Player

  I've been coaching volleyball since 1993 after I graduated from the Academy of Physical Education and Sports in Romania, followed by a long career as a pro volleyball player for all national teams of...

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Q&A With NCAA D3 Coach, Sarah Graves

I am an NCAA D3 women's coach, college women. I also run summer camps for kids 10-18. It's great to mix it up by coaching younger, new players in the summers! This fall will be...

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5 Most Common Causes of Injury

If you're an avid exerciser or athlete, chances are you’ve suffered from an injury at some point. Along with being painful and sometimes debilitating, injuries can set you back big time when it comes to...

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How CROSSNET Meets My PE Goals

My name is Shane Stubbs and I have been a health and physical education teacher in Australian schools since 1989. Yes, this does make me quite old (I am 54 this month!). However, because of...

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CROSSNET Q&A with Coach Jason Skoch

CROSSNET got a chance to catch up with Coach Jason Skoch, Head Coach at Saint Leo University for a little Q&A. He has been coaching volleyball for the last seventeen years. Jason has learned a lot...

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