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Masters In Coaching Episode XX: Head Girls Volleyball Coach Micah Langston

Coach's Playbook

Posted on 5/12/2021 by Petros and Money, Tim Cates

Micah Langston, Head Girls Volleyball Coach, United Christian Academy

Our guest this week is Micah Langston, he’s a head volleyball coach, and a teacher as well at United Christian Academy in Rancho Cucamonga. He’s been coach of the year in the Arrowhead League for a very successful girl’s volleyball program in the Inland Empire.  He’s a former college basketball player, but then, found volleyball - and that’s the road he’s gone down as a coach, teacher, and mentor. 

Show Highlights

  • United Christian’s annual summer volleyball camp will restart in June 1, 2021
  • Though their season was limited, they found ways to train outdoors
  • The frustration of lost potential during the pandemic
  • His mythical views of volleyball and how his respect for the game grew
  • Confessions of a basketball player
  • The transition from club team coaching to high school athletics
  • The power of a niece’s ask
  • The mentorship one gains as an assistant coach
  • CSUSB head volleyball coach Kim Cherniss and the Rancho Valley Volleyball Club
  • How a generation gap made it hard for him to consider coaching
  • Why his late love for the game of volleyball led to coaching
  • Why an assistant pastor and Bible teacher chose to pursue a Master's in Coaching
  • How his Master's wasn’t easy, but it was fun

Tags: Masters in Coaching, Volleyball, Coaching

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