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 1h5m. Bisher sind 93 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 5 hours 12 minutes


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

episode 80: Episode 80: My Unusual Life featuring Laurie Lewis Havel

In this episode, we have a volleyball pioneer on the show! Clarence and Stephen welcome 1968 Olympian, former U.S. Women's National Team athlete, and author Laurie Lewis Havel (13:20 - 1:15:58). We learn about Laurie's background including what it was like growing up in California and the early days of the beach volleyball boom...


 December 13, 2023  1h23m

episode 79: Episode 79: The Songbird of Our Generation featuring Alfee Reft

In this episode, after Clarence and Stephen share their picks for the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship, they welcome U.S. Women's National Team assistant coach and UCLA women's head coach Alfee Reft (16:37 - 1:16:53). Alfee takes us through his volleyball journey from his time playing on the U.S. Men's National Team to how he got into coaching...


 November 28, 2023  1h29m

episode 78: Episode 78: Listen...You Won't featuring Taylor Averill

Worth every minute! In our longest episode yet, Clarence and Stephen welcome on U.S. Men's National Team middle blocker Taylor Averill (11:07 - 1:52:22). Taylor shares his often-difficult volleyball journey and how he's matured as a person. While talking about his own podcast, "The Tallest Podcast on Earth," he discusses the importance of mental health and honest conversations. He also reflects on his summer with Team USA, helping earn the U.S...


 November 15, 2023  2h1m

episode 77: Episode 77: From Heart Surgery to Natty Champ featuring Asjia O'Neal

In this episode, Clarence and Stephen are back in studio together. After catching up with each other they sit down with U.S. Women's National Team and University of Texas middle blocker, Asjia O'Neal (12:29 - 1:03:42). We learn about Asjia's background, her journey through two heart surgeries, winning the NCAA National Championship last year with Texas, her summer with the U.S. Women's National Team, and so much more! You'll want to tune in for this one!


 October 31, 2023  1h13m

episode 76: Episode 76: The Turning Point for Sitting Volleyball featuring Bill Hamiter

In this episode, Stephen flying solo as Clarence is busy in meetings prepping for the upcoming volleyball season. Stephen sits down with USA Volleyball's Sitting Volleyball Director and the U.S. Women's Sitting National Team head coach, Bill Hamiter (5:40 - 1:1621:48). Bill talks about his vast background in volleyball, sitting volleyball, coaching and the impact he's made in volleyball in Oklahoma, Bill talks about the U.S...


 October 18, 2023  1h26m

episode 75: Episode 75: Elevate Yourself featuring Coach Donny Hui

In this episode, Stephen makes his return from parental leave. He and Clarence catch up with each other, and Stephen shares stories about being a new dad, including already watching the Men's National Team with his son. Then, they sit down with volleyball coach, strength trainer, jump trainer, YouTuber, motivational speaker and Elevate Yourself founder, Donny Hui aka Coach Donny (12:58 - 1:23:55)...


 October 3, 2023  1h34m

episode 74: Episode 74: Team TKN featuring Taryn Kloth and Kristen Nuss

In this episode, Clarence welcomes guest host and USA Volleyball's Digital Media and Content Coordinator, Sevrin Lavenstein to the show. Then, they sit down with U.S. Beach National Team pair TKN, Taryn Kloth and Kristen Nuss (8:54 - 59:32). They share their experiences on the FIVB Beach Pro Tour and the AVP Tour, and talk about everything that went into transitioning from indoor to beach...


 September 20, 2023  1h10m

episode 73: Episode 73: A Healthy Obsession with Volleyball featuring Reid Priddy

In this episode, Clarence welcomes guest host and USA Volleyball's Communications Manager B.J. Hoeptner Evans to the show. Then, they sit down with four-time Olympian and two-time Olympic medalist Reid Priddy (8:21 - 1:16:55). Reid shares stories from his Olympic experiences as well as chats about his time on the indoor and beach national teams, and he talks about his newest venture, In Sand...


 September 5, 2023  1h22m