Category: Volleyball

Tip of the Week

Basketball: What’s better than a low and aggressive defender? A low, aggressive and unpredictable defender! Teach that low and “active” defensive slide by adding a lunge-and-retreat element to your athlete’s game. Maintaining the same distance (even when it’s tight) from the offensive ball-handler might contain or even pressure the offensive player to some degree but it’s much more effective… Read more »

Meet DeAnna

Meet DeAnna, our newest Volleyball 10,000 champion! Q: How long have you played volleyball? A: I’ve played for 5 seasons. Q: What’s your favorite part of the game? Position? Skill? A: It’s a real teamwork game. I love serving the best because it’s kind of become my best skill. My favorite position is definitely the Setter! Q:… Read more »

Tip of the Week

VB One quality every coach loves in a young volleyball athlete – his/her love for “getting dirty!” The wide base will help in lessening the fear of those who may be a bit timid to go to the floor. One thing parents and coaches can do – find a softer area to practice from the floor-UP! Start… Read more »

Cierra’s Top 3

Cierra is an eighth grader in Austin, Texas who plays volleyball for her school and a club. She has attended many Coach ‘Em Up events over the past five years and has become a CEU Mentor to aspiring volleyball players. She recently sustained a season-ending injury and we asked her to share the Top 3… Read more »

Meet Anna, newest Volleyball 10,000 Wall of Famer!

Meet ANNA – VOLLEYBALL 10,000 WALL OF FAME newest member! Anna accepted the VB10K challenge in May of this year and rarely missed a day of completing her 15-20 minute workout to get the job done! Congratulations to COACH ‘EM UP’s Wall of Famer, Ms. Anna! Read more about Anna on the Volleyball 10,000 Wall of Fame!

WAYA Fundamentals Camp

Coach ‘Em Up’s summer is off to a great start with WAYA’s Volleyball Fundamentals Camp. We hope yours is too!        

Coach ‘Em Up Kid Success Story

  One of, if not the most exciting and rewarding parts of coaching is seeing players grow, learn, and ultimately meet their goals! COACH ‘EM UP is proud of ALL our student-athletes for trying hard, working hard, and giving their best effort. We see “success” in many forms and we have had many of you share your… Read more »