Among the Winningest Coaches You’ll Find Anywhere
Transplant Jefferson Williams has amassed a ridiculous amount of silverware while coaching in his adopted country, England. He has also been involved in the English and Team GB programs in a number of different roles over the years, and is considered a mentor to many of the younger generation of U.K. coaches. All this while holding down a day job! His career has overlapped with those of fellow Wizards Ismo Peltoarvo, Stelio DeRocco, and Stephen Pierce.
His resume includes:
- Won 20 men’s national championships and 15 cup titles in England
- Won 12 English women’s national championships and 11 cups.
- Coached the English National Team 1987-2003
- Additional professional coaching experience in Sweden
Here’s some of what Jefferson discusses in his interview:
– The challenges of being a player/coach
– Cultural differences
– Coaching in a place where volleyball is a minor sport
– Coaching education and development
– Working with male and female players
Play this excerpt for a taste of the sort of insights and ideas you’ll get from the full interview:
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Additionally, Jeff’s interview is featured in the first Volleyball Coaching Wizards book.