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  1. 1. The History and Evolution of Volleyball By: Michaela Rikard
  2. 2. Interest <ul><li>Played for 7 years </li></ul><ul><li>Playing, Coaching, Officiating, Spectator, ect. </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement in the Community </li></ul><ul><li>Witness the sport growing locally </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Driving Question: What has allowed volleyball to become popular in recent years? </li></ul><ul><li>Thesis Statement: Volleyball has become increasingly popular among all age groups and skill levels in recent years due to the constant evolution of the game. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Carolina Region </li></ul><ul><li>1987 – 1,281 members </li></ul><ul><li>2008/2009 – 5,307 members </li></ul><ul><li>2009/2010 – over 6,000 members </li></ul><ul><li>Evolutions in the Sport </li></ul><ul><li>1920’s – Filipino offensive strategy </li></ul><ul><li>1964 – Olympics in Tokyo </li></ul><ul><li>1996 – Beach Volleyball in Olympics </li></ul><ul><li>1999 - Libero </li></ul>
  5. 5. Product <ul><li>Volunteer for The Epiphany School Volleyball Team </li></ul><ul><li>June 21, 2010 – October 22, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Head Coaches – Darryl Radford and John Ashley </li></ul>
  6. 7. Impact of Product <ul><li>Impact on Me: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Knowledge about Coaching, Strategy, Managing A Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Great Experience and Great Memories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Impact on Others: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Being part of the team and making a difference </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Connection <ul><li>Growing Athletic Department and Volleyball Team </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Experience and Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on Others </li></ul>Challenges Successes
  8. 9. <ul><li>College Volleyball??? </li></ul><ul><li>Intramurals/Club </li></ul><ul><li>Adult League </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Therapy </li></ul>Future Plans
  9. 10. Works Cited <ul><li>Education Exempt from Copyright: This presentation has been prepared under the fair use exemption of the US Copyright Law and is restricted from further use. </li></ul>FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL . FIVB, Web. 4 Apr. 2011. <>. Switchfoot. “We Are One Tonight.” Nothing Is Sound . Sony BMG, 2006. Web. 4 Apr. 2011. USA Volleyball . Web. 4 Apr. 2011. <>. Women's Volleyball . NCAA, Web. 4 Apr. 2011. <>.
  10. 11. Questions?