Player Journey: Allie Davenport

Are you ready for the next step in the recruiting process? This week’s interview comes to us from professional volleyball player Allie Davenport. Allie was a four year starter for UT Chattanooga (class of 2017) before she took her volleyball skills to England and then, most recently, to Sweden. Read on to get Allie’s advice … Continue reading Player Journey: Allie Davenport

Player Journey: Emillie Toone Checketts

Emillie Toone Checketts is a native of American Fork, UT and competed at the highest levels of the NCAA, trained with both Team USA and Team Canada, and won a national championship in the Slovenian professional league! In addition to her playing career, Emillie was also an assistant coach for the women’s volleyball team at … Continue reading Player Journey: Emillie Toone Checketts

From the Sidelines: Stacy Rivoira

In this week’s article, we hear from Stacy Rivoira—a dedicated coach, mentor, and mother! Stacy is an impressive combination of what many coaches and players aspire to be and I’ve had the great pleasure of working alongside her in the past. Rather than an interview, this is more of a guest post by her. Read … Continue reading From the Sidelines: Stacy Rivoira

College recruiting… Hollywood edition!

I LOVE sports movies! Even the cheesy ones. However, it seems that often what people know about the recruiting process comes from movies like The Blindside, Stick It, or Remember the Titans. Assuming that recruiting strategies shown on the big screen can be applied in real life is a dangerous mistake. Read on to learn … Continue reading College recruiting… Hollywood edition!

Money Matters

Playing volleyball at any level is going to run you a little cash—whether it’s paying for league fees or basic equipment, even participating in a local city league is going to cost you something. If your goals are to play in college however, you’ll need to go far beyond the price points of the local … Continue reading Money Matters

Player Journey: Shelby Dalton

This week’s Player Journey features college and professional athlete, Shelby Dalton! Shelby is from Moab, Utah and played for the University of Utah as an opposite, graduating in 2015. While in college, Shelby dominated the competition and played on both the College National Team and the Pac-12 All-Star team. After college, Shelby went on to … Continue reading Player Journey: Shelby Dalton

Who is Olivia Moultrie? The 13-year-old Nike sponsored soccer star

The sports world is seemingly split over the sudden rise to fame, athletic success, and sponsorship deals of Olivia Moultrie. It’s a rare moment—no other 13-year-old young woman has ever captured this kind of attention in American sports. Click here, here, or here to read articles about Moultrie in major publications like the New York … Continue reading Who is Olivia Moultrie? The 13-year-old Nike sponsored soccer star

Player Journey: Kamille Jones

A huge thanks to Kamille Jones for participating in this interview and sharing some of her volleyball playing, coaching, and recruiting knowledge with the rest of us! Kamille is originally from Fort Worth, TX and graduated from Murray State in 2017 as an OH. Now she is a graduate assistant coach at West Texas A&M … Continue reading Player Journey: Kamille Jones