2020 New Rules Interpretations

March 20, 2020 Rules Interpretations

Here are a few interpretations based on issues that have been brought to my recently attention that need to be clarified. Length of Shorts Our definition of shorts is anything that stops above the knee. If the style of shorts (spandex, gym shorts, running shorts, etc.) is the same, the length of those shorts does…

Coaches/Referees: Independent Contractors or Employees?

Should coaches and referees be classified as ICs or employees? It depends on your state and your situation.

How to Enhance Your Mindset

Two-time Olympic Medalist Courtney Thompson shows us how to improve our mindsets and become more resilient.

What To Do When Your Child Wants to Take a Break

It’s easy to start panicking when your child asks to try something different, but working with them will help them come back happier.

A Letter to My Younger Self

Lost a friend last month, who impacted so many, without being a coach – just by being damn good at what he did, officiate.  Players around the world held a moment of silence.  We had set up skiing plans for this season, and enjoyed a great Rio Paralympics together – after he was done being a great Rio Beach Olympic referee. 

Looking Ahead: Salt Lake City to Host 2023 Boys Junior Nationals

USA Volleyball has selected Salt Lake City to host the 2023 Boys Junior National Championship (BJNC) on June 29-July 6 at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center.

Las Vegas to Host 2022 Boys Junior National Championship

USA Volleyball has selected Las Vegas to host the 2022 Boys Junior National Championship (BJNC) on June 30-July 7 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

USA Volleyball Selects Tulsa to Host 2022 All-Star Championship

USA Volleyball has selected Tulsa, Oklahoma, to host the 2022 USA Volleyball All-Star Championship on July 20-23 at the Cox Business Convention Center.

USA Volleyball Partners with Apollo for NTDP

USA Volleyball has formed a long-term partnership with Apollo MIS. Apollo will be the data sports software platform for all USA Volleyball teams from youth development programs to indoor and beach national teams.