Talents: Stephen Maar

Talents: Stephen Maar

The stellar debut of the Canadian Stephen Maar in the Italian SuperLega UnipolSai did not go unnoticed. In fact, the 22-year-old enjoyed a fantastic 2016 – surely the best one in his career so far. The offer to play in Padova and to become a full-time...
Doug Beal is Retiring

Doug Beal is Retiring

Doug Beal is one of the most respected men in volleyball world. “I think I was better as a coach than I was a player,” says Doug Beal about his volleyball life. What are you going to do when you retire? I do not have any specific plans, but I certainly...
Dustin Watten: I Thought That Volleyball Was for Girls

Dustin Watten: I Thought That Volleyball Was for Girls

Very charismatic, the libero from USA, Dustin Watten shared with us in this interview some truths about the bright and the dark sides of being a  professional player.  – After great first season in Finland, I found myself in the end without a  single offer, so I...
Emilia Nikolova: The Difference Is In The Speed

Emilia Nikolova: The Difference Is In The Speed

Emilia Nikolova is one of the leaders in the Bulgarian volleyball team women. The  25 years old opposite is competing this season in Japan and is experiencing a whole new adventure. Emilia gave a special interview exclusively for the Bulgarian website...
Talents: Ilyas Kurkaev

Talents: Ilyas Kurkaev

To say that Ilyas Kurkaev is a newly discovered talent would be incorrect. The 22-year-old middle blocker has been a regular starter in the Russian Superleague for the past two seasons and is touted as one of the country’s most promising players. It is not...
Talents: Bruno Lima

Talents: Bruno Lima

The World League is often a place where talented youngsters lead a maiden battle as part of their national teams. The 2016 edition was no exception and saw a 20-year-old Argentinian boy find his spot in the international elite. The legendary Julio Velasco, undoubtedly...
Talents: Oleh Plotnytskyi

Talents: Oleh Plotnytskyi

Ukraine may not be directly associated with the best volleyball teams in the world, or even in Europe for that matter, but a closer and more detailed look at their volleyball school will result in a handful of names worth mentioning. The latest addition to that...
Who is Volleyball Agent?

Who is Volleyball Agent?

Why do you need to read about volleyball agents? Simply because they can help you to make more money! But before we get there, you need to know some basics about them.   I spent more than 15 years in TOP volleyball, see my LinkedIn profile as a proof 🙂 I learnt a...
Talents: Mohammadjavad Manavinezhad

Talents: Mohammadjavad Manavinezhad

“With a name as long as his potential” – this is how FIVB first introduced the Iranian teenager in 2013 during the Boys’ U19 World Championship. Three years later the outside attacker is part of the senior team and has been one of the...
Talents: Pierre Jean Stephen Boyer

Talents: Pierre Jean Stephen Boyer

One of the two pleasant surprises in the French league this season came from the country’s eastern part. The small club Chaumont, coached by the experienced Italian volleyball “professor” Silvano Prandi (his Italian nickname), was among the title...