The Volleyball Life with Courtney Thompson

This episode we are talking with Courtney Thompson.   A native of Washington, she was part of a national championship team at UW in 2005.  She's played professionally in Puerto Rico, in Europe, and most recently, in Brazil.  She was a member of...


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The Volleyball Life with Tyler Neal

Tyler Neal is, like many of our guests, a very interesting guy who has made some no-so-traditional choices about life and how he's using his talents.   He played and did his undergrad at Stanford, then got a lot degree and moved into a practice....


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The Volleyball Life with Kirsten Booth

Kirsten Booth was gracious enough to be part of our AVCA panel in Omaha, and that was my first time meeting her.  I'd heard a little about her and her teams at Creighton, and she was wonderful on our panel.  She had some really interesting insights...


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The Volleyball Life with Owen Monroy

This week on the volleyball life podcast we are talking with Cal Assistant Sand coach Owen Monroy.  Prior to joining Cal's staff Owen was an assistant for the University of Illinois Women's Volleyball program. Additionally, Owen has been a friend to...


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The Volleyball Life with Shawn Martz

Today we are talking with Shawn Martz, a high-school volleyball coach in West Virginia.   He, like so many of us, had an interesting entry into coaching – he was a wrestling coach that got conscripted to coach volleyball, and never looked back....


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The Volleyball Life with Suzie Fritz

We get a chance to catch a very busy Suzie Fritz in this podcast.  The head coach at Kansas State University, she’s one of the nicest, most engaging, and well-spoken coaches you’ll ever get the chance to meet.   She’s done wonderful things...


The Volleyball Life with Beth Ann Wilson

Beth Ann Wilson grew up in San Diego playing volleyball, but at a time when women’s volleyball and the club scene wasn’t the juggernaut it is today.   She headed out to the east coast to play at a small school, and ended up staying.   She’s...


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The Volleyball Life with Keegan Cook

Keegan Cook just wrapped up his first year as the head coach at the University of Washington.  Quite often, a new coach will find himself or herself in the situation where they are taking over a program that has performed poorly, and his/her job is...


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The Volleyball Life with Rosie Honl

Our guest on the show this week is Rosie Honl. Rosie is a bundle of energy and enthusiasm who coaches a High School team from Crook County, Oregon. She’s helped create what can rightly be called a dynasty there at her small school. She tells us...