What do great volleyball coaches have in common?


We’ve interviewed more than 40 of the world’s best volleyball coaches – and counting!

These are coaches who have won hundreds of championships and medals. They coach all over the world. They coach at all different levels of volleyball. Many are Hall of Fame coaches. They coach men and women, boys and girls – indoors and on the beach.

What do they have in common? Are you like them? Can you become like them? And where do they differ?

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About the authors

As is true of the Wizards, the two individuals behind the project have a wide volleyball coaching experience.

John FormanJohn Forman is the author of the Coaching Volleyball blog. His experience as a coach includes Juniors and high school, college and university in the US and U.K. He also coached professionally in Sweden. Further, he founded and ran the largest juniors club in his native Rhode Island.

John is the author of multiple books and dozens of articles. He also published the book Inside College Volleyball, which is about US college recruiting. John earned a PhD from the University of Exeter. He holds a CAP II certification from USA Volleyball and is a Level 3 coach for Volleyball England. He is also a member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

mark_lebedew3Mark Lebedew authors the At Home on the Court Blog. He coaches professionally in Poland. That follows five season Germany where his teams won three straight league titles and a CEV Champions League bronze medal. He has prior professional experience in Belgium and Italy. Mark is also Head Coach for the Australian Men’s National Team. He previously assisted internationally for both Australia and Germany.

Mark holds a German DSB A license and an Australian NCAS Level 2 and has been an FIVB Coaches Instructor since 2009. He partnered with his brother and father to publish My Profession: The Game. That’s an English translation of the last book by legendary Russian coach, Vyacheslav Platonov