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IMPACT Student Resources and Articles

Welcome, IMPACT students and instructors!

This page contains the links to all the Additional Resources listed at the end of each chapter of the 2016 IMPACT Manual. You are welcome to download & print a copy of any article of interest to you for your own use. These articles are copyrighted and may not be reproduced for any reason without the express permission of USA Volleyball Coaching Education. If you have questions or want more information, contact USAV Education at CAP@usav.org.

CHAPTER 1: OVERVIEW

  • Overview of 2015-2016 Coaching Accreditation Program Requirements
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #5- Teaching and Communication
  • History of Volleyball
  • The World of Volleyball Chart by Diana Cole
  • The Uniqueness of Volleyball by John Kessel
  • Why USAV?
  • About USAV- Facts List
  • National Office Staff - Colorado Springs, CO (www.usavolleyball.org)
  • Contact USAV
  • USA Beach Programs
  • USA Men's Indoor National Team
  • USA Women's Indoor National Team
  • USAV Regions

  • CHAPTER 2: COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES AND RISK MANAGEMENT

  • USAV Insurance Handbook and Forms
  • USAV RVA Background Screening Consent Waiver and Release Form
  • What to do after an ankle sprain (PDF Download) by William W. Briner, Jr., MD, FACSM, USAV SMPC
  • Zachery Lystedt Law Concussion Compliance
  • NFHS Free Online Course- Concussion in Sports
  • NFHS Free Online Course- A Guide to Sports Nutrition
  • NFHS Free Online Course- Heat Illness in Sports 
  • Trainers take giant leap in establishing head trauma protocol by Marty Maciaszek, Chicago Daily Herald Columnist
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #2- Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Center for Disease Control & Prevention Concussion Handouts
  • United States Anti Doping Agency (request Printed Athlete Handbook from the Outreach tab) and USAV Anti-Doping Guidelines
  • Injury Prevention through Proper Reaction, Reading and Anticipation by John Kessel
  • Offside Hitting by John Kessel
  • Your Health: In school sports, make safety part of the game by Kim Painter, USA TODAY, 7/9/2010
  • Sports Safety Video from National Center for Sports Safety: Topics Covered- Heat Illness, Concussions, Heart and Genetic Disorders, Pre-participation Physical Exams, Staph Infections/MRSA(www.sportssafety.org)
  • Nutrition for Volleyball Athletes - Poster, USAV-SMPC, 2006
  • www.edreferral.com- Athletes and Eating Disorders 
  • F - as in Fat  from report at www.healthyamericans.org/reports/obesity2010/
  • Eating Disorders websites: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org or www.edreferral.com
  • USAV Floor Tape Handout
  • Athletes and Eating Disorders: Dark truths about the hunger to win by Vicky Waltz, Boston University Today
  • Concussions and Female Athletes Documentary

  • CHAPTER 3: SAFESPORT                                                                                                                                                                                                        

  • USOC Make the Commitment
  • USOC SafeSport Program
  • How, When, and Where to Report Flow Chart
  • USAV SafeSport Program
  • USOC SafeSport Program
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #2- Safety and Injury Prevention
  • USAV Statement Regarding Youth Membership Protection Safeguards
  • NFHS Free Online Course- Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment
  • SafeSport Policy Templates
  • SafeSport Resources
  • Why Bullying is the New Little Boy Who Cried Wolf

  • CHAPTER 4: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #1- Philosophy and Ethics
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #2- Safety and Injury Prevention
  • USAV Junior Club Personnel Code of Ethics Form
  • Gold Medal Standards for Youth Sport, from Pursuing Victory With Honor Summit on Youth Sports, Feb. 10-11, 2002
  • Fifteen Important Points About Volleyball Coaching Ethics by John Kessel 

  • CHAPTER 5 : COACHING PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, AND DEVELOPMENT

  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #1- Philosophy and Ethics
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #3- Physical Conditioning
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #4- Growth and Development
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #5- Teaching and Communication
  • Play Positive, Liberty Mutual's sponsored resource page on usavolleyball.org for parents, coaches, and athletes
  • USAV Coaching Education video "The IMPACT of Coaches"
  • Linear Ranking Tournaments/Bjerring Tournament Formats
  • Competitive Cauldron; sample score sheets
  • Training Without a Net or Friends by John Kessel
  • Sports Quotes by John Kessel
  • Kessel’s Handy Guide to Ruining a Player by John Kessel
  • USA Volleyball Athlete Development Competencies
  • USAV Pre/Post Season Coaching Evaluation Form
  • USOC Coaching Effectiveness Evaluation Tool
  • Get to Know Your Volleyball Player Figure - Front, Back
  • Goal Setting Worksheets
  • USAV/NCAA/NAGWS Rules Comparison Chart
  • From Positive to Perfection by John Kessel
  • John Kessel Grassroots Blogs at www.usavolleyball.org
  • USAV High Performance Programs
  • Jeff Janssen Sports Leadership - provides great team building resources

  • CHAPTER 6: MOTOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT

  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #1- Philosophy and Ethics
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #2- Safety and Injury Prevention
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #3- Physical Conditioning
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #4- Growth and Development
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #5- Teaching and Communication
  • Canadian Sport for Life Long Term Athlete Development Model (LTAD)
  • Volleyball Canada LTAD Model presentation
  • Volleyball Canada LTAD Model PDF
  • USA Hockey American Development Model (ADM)
  • Sample Learning Styles Inventory
  • Motor Learning Comments and Observations by Peter Vint and Bill Neville
  • USAV Draft LTAD Model Chart
  • Train Ugly

  • CHAPTER 7: DRILL DEVELOPMENT

  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #1- Philosophy and Ethics
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #2- Safety and Injury Prevention
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #3- Physical Conditioning
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #4- Growth and Development
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #5- Teaching and Communication
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #7- Organization and Administration
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #8- Evaluation
  • USAV-CAP Continuum for Drill and Practice Preparation by Diana Cole
  • Twenty Five Questions for Volleyball Coaches and Teachers by John Kessel
  • The Game Teaches the Game by John Kessel
  • Training Without a Net or Friends by John Kessel
  • 2 v 0 Warm-Up Drill Video

  • CHAPTER 8: YOUTH, MINI AND BEACH GAME

  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #1- Philosophy and Ethics
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #2- Safety and Injury Prevention
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #3- Physical Conditioning
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #4- Growth and Development
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #5- Teaching and Communication
  • The Maximum Contact Net System, video on creating fast, easy spaces to play
  • Top Ten Secrets About Coaching Kidz Volleyball by John Kessel
  • USAV Cloth/Balloon Ball Pattern, Diana Cole & John Kessel
  • USAV Mini-Volleyball BookUSAV Mini-Volleyball Book in Spanish by John Kessel
  • One Time Kids Skills Clinic
  • Beach Volleyball Olympic History
  • Beach Volleyball Basics and Rules
  • Beach Volleyball Drill Book by Hayden Jones and Daniel Dalanhese
  • Beach Volleyball Drill Book in e-book version
  • How to Run a Beach Volleyball Clinic
  • USA Beach Volleyball Coaching Programs
  • Sand Volleyball Court Specifics by Ali Wood Lamberson
  • Play Better Indoors Through Outdoor Competition
  • Sand Volleyball - Emerging NCAA Sport
  • Volleyball for All Ages by John Kessel
  • USAV Beach Program Information
  • Collegiate Sand Programs
  • NCAA Sand Volleyball Rules

  • CHAPTER 9: COACH/PARENT COMMUNICATION

  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #1- Philosophy and Ethics
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #5- Teaching and Communication
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #7- Organization and Administration
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #8- Evaluation
  • Florida Region Spectator/Parent Code of Conduct
  • North Texas Region Spectator/Parent Code of Conduct
  • USAV's Resource Page for Parents
  • The Agony of De Parent by John Kessel
  • So You Want To Be A Better Spectator? by John Kessel
  • The Magic Hockey Helmet
  • Hockey PSA’s for Parents, USAV Growing the Game Together blogs
  • Frequently Asked Questions By Parents Regarding Junior Club Volleyball
  • Implementation of Scholastic Boys' Volleyball
  • NCAA/Collegiate Men's Volleyball Programs

    Additional volleyball articles written by John Kessel for coaches, parents, and athletes can be found in the Grassroots section of the USA Volleyball website. The following articles (and more) are featured there: 
  • Dear Vocal Coach
  • Dear “Stupid” Player
  • Splinter Siblings
  • A Player’s Handy Excuse List
  • It’s Not Where You Are, It’s Who You Are
  • You’ll Be a Better Player if You Coach
  • 25 Questions for a Volleyball Coach by John Kessel
  • An Open Letter to All Coaching Kids 14 & Under
  • Guide to Disabled Volleyball
  • The 10 Commandments Of Camp
  • FUNdaMENTAL Volleyball
  • My Son Wants To Play Volleyball
  • What Is There To Do In Volleyball After High School?
  • Volleyball By Mail Lessons
  • Recipe For An Elite Player
  • US Paralympics

  • Additional volleyball parenting resources and books: 

  • Play Positive, Liberty Mutual's resource pages for parents, coaches, and athletes
  • NFHS Free Online Course - Positive Sport Parenting
  • NFHS Free Online Course- Sportsmanship
  • NFHS Free Online Course- Engaging Effectively with Parents

  • CHAPTER 10: IMPACT PLUS - THE SKILLS

  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #5- Teaching and Communication
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #6- Sports Skills and Tactics
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #7- Organization and Administration
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #8- Evaluation
  • Volleyball Jargon & Acronyms by John Kessel
  • The Power of Quotes by John Kessel
  • STOP Teaching Hitting by John Kessel
  • Coaching Volleyball - NFHS Online Course
  • How Can I Spike Harder by John Kessel

  • CHAPTER 11: IMPACT PLUS - THE SYSTEMS

  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #5- Teaching and Communication
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #6- Sports Skills and Tactics
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #7- Organization and Administration
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #8- Evaluation
  • IMPACT PLUS Basic Stats And Charting by Diana Cole
  • Fundamentals of Coaching Volleyball - NFHS Online Course
  • www.volleyballreftraining.com - officials' education information and training materials
  • www.volleyballreftraining.com - for USAV rules and interpretations

  • CHAPTER 12: ADDITIONAL VOLLEYBALL RESOURCES

  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #7- Organization and Administration
  • NCACE and NASPE Coaching Standards Domain #8- Evaluation
  • USAV Beach Education Programs
  • USAV Beach Volleyball Rules and Resources
  • NCAA-USAV-NFHS Rules Comparisons
  • 2015-2017 USAV Indoor Rules
  • 2015-2017 Season Libero Rules and 2014 Libero Jersey Contrast Rule
  • National Office Staff- Colorado Springs, Colo. (www.usavolleyball.org)
  • National Olympic Training Centers (www.teamusa.org)
  • USOC and USA Volleyball Internships
  • USOC Sport Performance Division- coaching education information and other topics of interest
  • PlayPositive.com (Liberty Mutual)
  • List of Recommended Movies by John Kessel
  • Suggested Youth Volleyball Readings by John Kessel
  • American Volleyball Coaches Association has many Books and Videos available (www.AVCA.org)
  • How to Start a Junior Club Volleyball Program
  • Creating and Growing Great Volleyball Programs by John Kessel
  • Gifts for a Volleyball Player by John Kessel
  • Articles and Resources for Players, USAV Grassroots
  • Kids Coloring Book by Cody Kessel
  • Best Practices Articles and Resources, USAV Grassroots
  • Articles and Information for Club Directors, USAV Grassroots
  • Articles and Resources for Coaches, USAV Grassroots
  • Articles and Resources for Officials, USAV Grassroots
  • Articles and Resources for Parents, USAV Grassroots
  • Guide to Disabled Volleyball by John Kessel
  • USA Volleyball Foundation