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Taking the Dive into Beach:  Q & A with Morehead State Coach Jaime Gordon

March 13, 2018 Deemed the fastest growing sport in NCAA Division 1 athletics, beach volleyball is no longer just for southern states and the west coast. There are now over 90 women’s varsity beach programs at the collegiate level, and …
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Dig Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Why We Dig Pink

How Volleyball relationships transcend the game.

By Amanda Roehrenbeck Ask an athlete why he or she loves volleyball, and the usual answer is that it’s the ultimate team sport.  As a child, I was exposed to multiple sports.  But the sport that always left me wanting …
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Youth Volleyball Program Bring Your Own Parent

BYOP®: Bring Your Own Parent Volleyball Program is On the Rise

Founder, Ruth Nelson leads the program with experience, expertise and passion.

The BYOP®: Bring your Own Parent Volleyball Program is on the rise in the United States.  Founded by Ruth Nelson over fourteen years ago, BYOP® is a volleyball program committed to developing fundamental volleyball skills as well as life lessons …
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Warrior Games Sitting Volleyball

Sports Imports is at the center of the Warrior Games Sitting Volleyball

July 2, 2017 The Department of Defense Warrior Games began in 2010 as a way to encourage the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded warriors and to introduce them to adaptive sports as a way to promote healing.  The 2017 Games …
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Social Media and Sports

How to Build Team Unity Through a Team Blog, Website & Social Media

Most coaches would agree that times have changed with the introduction of social media and apps into the sports world.  Some coaches would argue that social media has become a hindrance, as it often distracts athletes from their goals.  Often …
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The Volleyball Community Rallies to make the NCAA Beach Championship Memorable

May 4, 2017 A team of workers, volunteers, NCAA and Sports Imports representatives have been diligent all week preparing the beach for the 2017 National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship.  Many of the volunteers are local high school volleyball players, local …
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Ohio State Volleyball

Pete Hanson and his Ohio State Buckeyes prepare to “Embrace the Moment”

What it means for the Buckeyes to defend their title in Columbus as the #1 seed

The defending NCAA Division I Men’s Volleyball Champions, The Ohio State Buckeyes, entered the 2016 NCAA Tournament as underdogs.  They were widely considered “less than likely to win it”, a badge the team was not willing to put on.  Match …
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Ohio State Men's Volleyball Coaches

What does it take to build a successful Men’s Volleyball Program?

OHIO STATE HEAD COACH PETE HANSON AND HIS STAFF WEIGH IN.

“Focus on EFFORT and ATTITUDE.  Those are the only two things we have complete control over.” -13 Ways to Build a Culture at Ohio State Men’s Volleyball There is a common theme among coaches today:  they want athletes with the …
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Volleyball Training Drills

TOP 5 SPRING VOLLEYBALL WARM-UP DRILLS

QUEENS OF THE COURT • 3 versus 3, the winning team stays and the losing team is replaced TIMED PEPPER • The whole team executes partner pepper for an allotted amount of time, if a ball drops then the team …
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Beach Volleyball Equipment

Coaches use Passion for Beach Volleyball to Build Dream Courts

Q & A with David and Janett Benoit

Q & A with David and Janett Benoit The fastest growing NCAA sport and continuous growth worldwide make beach volleyball a very popular sport.  Volleyball coaches are beginning to make a push to build beach volleyball courts all around the …
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