Mastering Volleyball - Advanced Skills and Drills featuring Coach Al Scates (19 NCAA National Championships)by sportvideos
Prepare to play like a champion every time you step on the court. In this unique program, Hall of Fame Coach Al Scates goes beyond the fundamentals to provide you with the advanced techniques of volleyball that are essential to winning championships. Among the topics covered are: serving, passing, setting, blocking and drills. Each chapter is like a personal coaching clinic designed to help individuals and teams drastically improve. This unique DVD will show you the same methods that Coach Scates has used to guide his teams to 19 NCAA championship titles during his phenomenal coaching career.
One of the greatest coaching careers in the history of collegiate sports came to an end following the 2012 season, as Al Scates retired from coaching at UCLA. Scates left an unmatched legacy of success, longevity and influence in collegiate men's volleyball. Al Scates and UCLA volleyball won NCAA championships in 1970-71-72-74-75-76-79-81- 82-83-84-87-89-93-95-96-98-2000-06. He was named Coach of the Year in 1984, '87, '93, '96, '98 and 2006.
Scates' 50-year coaching record of 1,239-290 (.812) is one of the best in collegiate sports. When he retired that record ranked first among all Division I volleyball coaches. In addition to their 19 NCAA titles, the Bruins also won USVBA collegiate championships in 1965 and '67 under Scates' stewardship. During his six decades at UCLA, he coached 54 different first-team NCAA and 26 USVBA All-Americans, 44 U.S. National Team members, 27 Olympians and seven different Players of the Year. On Dec. 16, 2004, Al Scates was inducted into the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Hall of Fame.