The USA Volleyball Show

The USA Volleyball Show is the official podcast of USA Volleyball. Come along with hosts Clarence Hughes and Stephen Munson as they go behind the scenes with some of the biggest names and go to the biggest events in the sport of volleyball. Welcome to The USA Volleyball Show, the official podcast of USA Volleyball.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h4m. Bisher sind 91 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 1 hour 59 minutes


episode 90: Episode 90: Time for Middles to Take Over featuring Jeff Jendryk

In episode 90, we are celebrating three years of The USA Volleyball Show! Stephen is BACK and reunited with Clarence after being out on parental leave. They catch up and welcome on the Jungle Cat, U.S. Men's National Team middle blocker, Jeff Jendryk (16:25 - 1:16:39). Jeff shares his journey in volleyball from starting out to the National Team...



episode 89: Episode 89: Try, Try Everything featuring James Stuck

In this episode, Clarence welcomes back guest host Curtis Ward while Stephen is out on family leave. They sit down with Paralympian and U.S. Men's Sitting Team member James Stuck (7:44 - 1:07:25). Stuck and the team are in China this week at the final qualification tournament for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. James talks about serving in the Army, how he was introduce to sitting volleyball and his Paralympic experience in Rio...



episode 88: Episode 88: Reunited and it Feels SO Good featuring Sara Hughes

In this episode, Clarence welcomes back guest host Sevrin Lavenstein while Stephen is out on Family Leave. They sit down with beach volleyball world champion and U.S. Beach National Team athlete, Sara Hughes (9:50 - 47:18). Sara talks about her beach volleyball journey including her early partnership with Justine Wong-Orantes, her reunion with Kelly Cheng and her hopes for the Olympic season. Sara shares what it would mean to her to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games...



episode 87: Episode 87: Going 4 Gold, Again featuring Justine Wong-Orantes

In this episode, Clarence welcomes back USA Volleyball Communications Manager B.J. Hoeptner Evans as guest host. They sit down with Olympic gold medalist and U.S. Women's National Team libero Justine Wong-Orantes (7:11 - 40:57). Justine shares how she was introduced to the game and about how her experience with disappointment drove her to be a better player...


 March 6, 2024  45m

episode 86: Episode 86: LIVE(ish) from the U.S. Women's National Team Open Program featuring Jordan Larson

In this SPECIAL episode, Clarence and Stephen are BACK together LIVE(ish) from the 2024 Women's National Team Open Program from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. They welcome back our first three-peat podcast guest, three-time Olympian, Tokyo gold medalist and U.S. Women's National Team outside hitter Jordan Larson (6:43 - 16:13)...


 February 28, 2024  20m

episode 85: Episode 85: Climbing the Sand Hill featuring Andy Benesh and Miles Partain

In this episode, we have guest host Sevrin Lavenstein joining Clarence and they sit down with the current top U.S. Beach National Team men's pair, Andy Benesh and Miles Partain (11:27 - 1:04:32). We get an in-depth look at this awesome beach team. We learn about how Andy and Miles became a team, how they were introduced to the National Team and what they do and are eating on a cheat day...


 February 21, 2024  1h13m

episode 84: Episode 84: For the LOVB of the Game featuring Courtney Thompson

In this episode, we put the lid on the 2023 AVCA in Tampa with two-time Olympic medalist and former U.S. Women's National Team setter Courtney Thompson. (6:39 - 38:36). Courtney talks about her role at AVCA and shares some of her interests off-court. She looks back on her Olympic experience and talks about her involvement with League One Volleyball, or LOVB (pronounced "love"), emphasizing the importance of U.S. athletes competing professionally on home soil...


 February 7, 2024  44m

episode 83: Episode 83: Sailing Off into the Sunset featuring Hazel Goldstein

In this episode, we continue our conversations from 2023 AVCA in Tampa with a chat with Hazel Gold stein, Excelsior Empire Region Commissioner and former director of Whoosh Volleyball Club. (7:57 - 42:55). Hazel shares about her vast background in volleyball and in the region, as well as her current role as commissioner. She talks about the recent change to the region name, some of the region's successes, and her retirement plans...


 January 24, 2024  48m

episode 82: Episode 82: "Cause I'm a Punkrocker, Yes I Am," featuring Jordyn Poulter

In this episode, we share our conversation from our USA Volleyball booth at the 2023 AVCA Convention in Tampa. Clarence and Stephen welcome Olympic gold medalist and U.S. Women's National Team setter, Jordyn Poulter. (8:18 - 57:44)...


 January 10, 2024  1h3m

episode 81: Episode 81: Born in the Fire featuring Nickie Sanlin

In this episode, we're coming to you LIVE(ish) from Tampa at the 2023 AVCA Convention Podcast Theater. Clarence and Stephen welcome Nickie Sanlin, who is the head men's coach, former women's head coach and assistant athletic director and director of volleyball at McKendree University. (1:19 - 59:16). Nickie talks about her background in volleyball from playing to coaching...


 December 27, 2023  59m