Dan Friend following a bronze-medal finish at one of the premier international tournaments will continue to be head coach of the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team next year.
USA Volleyball announced Monday afternoon that it will retain the Lewis head coach for the 2015 U-21 Pan American Cup.
Coach Dan Friend is faced with a big challenge even before his U.S. Men’s Junior National Team arrives at the NORCECA Tournament in the upcoming weeks.
Friend said in an interview Off the Block earlier this week that trying to cut the U.S. roster down to 12 players has become increasingly difficult because of the high-level of play during the team’s training session.
Lewis coach Dan Friend told his players Sunday morning that they had at best a slim chance to get an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Slim, though, was just enough to get the Flyers into the six-team tournament. Continue reading
Lewis coach Dan Friend and several Flyer players participated in the men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament media day on Wednesday.
The No. 3 seed Lewis will play the No. 2 seed USC in the semifinals on Thursday. Check out the transcript from Lewis’ news conference.