Finding inspiring college volleyball news can be challenging.
There are more than 330 womens teams in Division I, and there aren't
very many places where you can find news about all the teams in one
We are trying to change that.
Our goal is to provide interesting information about NCAA volleyball life,
the players and the people involved in it.
In Female College Volleyball Coaches readers will find interesting
information about the female head coaches in Division I.
In recent years there's been an increase in the number of women who
hold the role of head coach, but they are still a minority compared to
the number of men who can call themselves head coaches.
In College Players Honored we update this section each year to show
which college players are honored at the beginning and end of the
season by being named as player of the week or receiving all
conference team honors.
These are big honors because it means that these players stood out
among all the coaches and that they made an impression when
playing against opposing teams so much so that their skills, abilities
and hard work are recognized by being named to their conferences
Every year Volleyball Magazine, one of the most popular volleyball
mags in the United States publishes a list of their picks of the best players
in the country who they think should be called "All American.
This annual list showcases the players they pick for their first, second,
third All American teams and they include an honorable mention list.
We update this section each year to show the results of the latest VM
All American picks. You will find a series of videos where you get a
sense of who the players really are, how they think and the type of
hard work they put in to be the best player on the court.
One of the most prestigious awards a collegiate female volleyball player
can win is the Honda Award.
Fans can vote for the finalists who've been nominated for the award
and the winner becomes a nominee for the Honda-Broderick Cup.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association publishes an annual
list of players they believe should be named to their All American player
They name players to a first team, a second team a third team and they
have a freshman team as well as honorable mention selections.
college who standout from the crowd because of their leadership skills,
their playing abilities, their discipline and hard work.
Learn what it is that inspires them to work to reach their goals
There are a few more than 330 college teams in Division I who compete
for the possibility to participate in their conference or NCAA
championships every year.
Get to know which teams these are and in what conferences they
Do you know what a Billiken is?
How about the story behind the Vandals?
Find out the names of each of the college teams and the cities where
all the universities are located.
Every year after collegiate Division I teams finish their training season in
August they participate in four weeks of preseason tournaments.
Starting from the last week in August until the last week in September
teams travel across the country to compete against non-conference
opponents in tournaments that help prepare players for their regular
Many teams will host one or two of their own invitational or classic
tournaments annually where they invite in-state and/or
out-of-state non-conference rivals for two or three-day events which
gives them an opportunity to practice the tactics and schemes they
learned during training camp.
Summer is a popular time for college coaches to host camps on their
campuses which local and regional middle and high school players
register for and attend every year.
Camp staff is usually made up of current and former team members as
well as local high school and community or junior college coaches.
Check out our directory which is organized by conference of the teams
offering camps across the country.
Sure players choose to play volleyball at different educational
institutions all across the United States, but the question is what type
of education do they get in return?
Players go to college to study not just play, and many go to a particular
school because they know it offers an education in the field of study
they are interested in receiving a degree in.
If you're curious to find out what departments of education and schools
of study are offered at university campuses check out the listing in this
Find out which teams which received an automatic bid and which
teams had to win their conference championship title in order to qualify
in for a place in the NCAA tournament last season.
Getting ready to go to a collegiate volleyball game? Need to travel
across town or across country? If you're going to your daughter's game
that happens to be in another state then check out the location of the
nearest airport to the university where the game is going to be held.
Whether you are looking for bed sheets with the University of illinois
logo or UCLA Bruins golf equipment or clothes and pajama wear from
any of the Ivy League colleges you can find some great volleyball fan
gifts for holidays, birthdays or any major occasion.
I hope that the information and inspirational stories that are
written, submitted, and ultimately published on these pages will help
build self esteem, increase self confidence, add value, help contribute
to a positive self image and serve to instill a healthy sense of self respect
in female players all over the world.
If you are a news journalist, a Sports Information Director, a media
relations or journalist intern and/or assistant or sports information
director who's written articles or inspirational volleyball stories
or profiled a player for other sites or publications, we offer you a
standing open invitation and highly encourage you to submit your
stories for reprint consideration here on Inspiring Female Volleyball
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