Posted On: 06/20/21 11:44 AM

The quarterback.  The pitcher.  The point guard.  These positions are widely considered the General on the field or court.  They are the player that drives the flow of the team. They are usually the extension of the coach on the court.  They decide where the ball goes to get the out or score.  In volleyball, we have this position also.  The Setter. 

Ask any college coach or other high-level volleyball mind and almost all will agree on one thing…if you have a great setter, then you have a chance to play at a higher level. A great setter can make average hitters look great.  A great setter can turn an out-of-system pass into an attackable ball to score points. High-level offense is the result of the hitters having the ability to consistently swing an aggressive attack. All of this is made possible by a great setter.

I learned this the hard way. After playing sports other than volleyball growing up, I saw volleyball as an easy game to pick up.  Boy was I wrong! As I began to play and coach a sport that was only slightly familiar to me due to my family being involved with volleyball over the years,

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