This book is a collection of essays on a variety of coaching topics, ranging from looking beyond physical prowess to determine a player’ s true ability to how a coach can manage to stay healthy mentally as well as physically.

Jim Dietz has thirty years’ experience in volleyball and has been head coach at Lincoln Land Community College since 2006.  He has coached at all levels from NCAA Division 1 and the USA High Performance program down to  12-under youth volleyball.  In addition to his work as coach and author, Dietz is the CEO of the Dietz Foundation, dedicated to helping young people become educators in gyms and in classrooms across the United States.