[Editor’s note: Off the Block earlier this week contacted Carthage men’s volleyball coach JW Kieckhefer to provide an opportunity for his team to issue a statement regarding the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake and subsequent protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Carthage is a college located in Kenosha and its men’s volleyball team 14 times has ended the season ranked in the top 10 of the Division III national coaches poll. Below is the statement from Kieckhefer in its entirety.]Continue reading “Carthage men’s volleyball issues statement on protests in Kenosha”
Off the Block Senior Contributor Brandon Johnson took to pen and paper and reflected on what he misses most about volleyball not being played during the coronavirus pandemic.
For the last 17 years, volleyball has been my life. I have spent the majority of that time coaching all kinds of levels, all over the place. In the last couple of years, I have been a part of the Off the Block team, working hard to help grow the sport of collegiate men’s volleyball. Continue reading “Reflections: What I miss about volleyball”
In this podcast episode, Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes interviews Larry Wrather about the former Ball State player becoming the inaugural head coach for the Fort Valley State men’s volleyball team.