Thursday, July 03, 2014

Highlight Videos

Jeff Mate' has provided contract video services over the years which can help players continue their volleyball at the next level. Please be aware that most college coaches want not only a highlight video but a full game to review. Players may also find video useful for developing their mental "highlight" video for sports psychology (see Jason Selk, "Ten Minute Toughness"). Here are a couple of recent ones...



Saturday, June 14, 2014

Bay State Games

Coach Scott Celli has assumed duties as the coach of the Northeast team in the Bay State Games volleyball tournament. The games will be held at the UMASS-Boston facility on July 12th and 13th, 2014.

Melrose teammates on the Northeast squad include Meri Lessing, Allie Nolan, Hannah Mulcahy, and Marissa Cataldo.

Melrose High School has generously volunteered the Middle School Gymnasium for tryouts and practices leading up to the Bay State Games.

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Bring INTENT to the Floor

Cross-post from Melrosegirlsbasketball.com Bring INTENT to your game.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Schedule Preview

Dick Collis sends me a preview of the 2014 schedule, which should create a lot of competitive volleyball. The non-league schedule has only higher echelon teams as competition - some old friends and some new. Highlights: -22 games overall -Usual Middlesex League plus @Notre Dame (Hingham), Westborough, Newton North, @Cent Cath, @A/C and Ursuline -The league schedule opens with Winchester -Friendly rival Bishop Fenwick is not on the schedule this season (scrimmage?) as the coaches couldn't find a mutually available date More details as available...

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

"Informal Part of Sports"...Almost

Tips from Stanford coach John Dunning...on skill development

from the Art of Coaching Volleyball series

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

MacInnes Named to Herald All-Scholastic Team

Jill MacInnes, Melrose volleyball libero, garnered another honor with selection as a Boston Herald All-Scholastic. Congratulations to Jill on hard-earned recognition for outstanding play and leadership.