My First Coaching Experience

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While I “coached” at most of my high school’s volleyball youth camps over the summers as a player, my first real coaching experience didn’t happen until I was 21. I was given the opportunity to coach a 14 and under team in my hometown for a club that had only just started two years before. Prior to this club, there were a few sporadic club teams which would pop-up over the years, but players would typically have to drive 45 minutes to an hour away for the closest club team (my 12 year old self included).

My First Coaching Experience - Coaching Volleyball

During my first year, I was going to coach with someone I played with in high school, who had a couple of seasons under her belt already. She had coached at the high school level, and also for the new club. We were friends in high school and got along, so I was very excited to get the season started! Continue reading



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