Free Ball - The Volleyball Podcast.

  • NEW EPISODE - and we loved it!

    This week we catch up with Dutch blocker Madelein Meppelink, who is a 2 x European Champion , 2 x Olympian and World Tour Winner. In an intriguing interview we listen to the ups and down of her career, the hard work it has taken to get Madelein where she is today and also her plans in the run up to Tokyo 2020. Madeline has also started the IBVPA (International Beach Volleyball Players Association) alongside Swiss player Anouk Verge - Depre its an organisation to represent the players at world level and we get to hear about that too!

    In addition to all this Lewie is joined by young English beach Player Sam Dunbavin - the boys discuss snow volleyball, Giba playing in London for IBB Polonia, Matt Andersons transfer to Modena and the Xiamen 4*

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  • Ep 16 - Jamie Morrison!

    NEW EPISODE!!!! This week is an absolute cracker - We welcome Jamie Morrison to Free Ball - The Volleyball Podcast. Jamie is head coach of the very impressive Netherlands women's team that took a fourth in the World Championships last October and a second in the European Championships in 2017. Jamie has served as an assistant coach for The USA Men’s & Women’s program winning gold in 2008 (Men’s), silver in 2012 (Women) and bronze in 2016 (Women). Jamie is still only 38 and is already one of the best coaches in the world, in this enlightening, enthralling and entertaining episode we discus Jamie's career, his journey starting out as a coach at 19 years old and his role now. We also discuss this coming season, his philosophies, the heavy schedule and how he goes about managing his players. Jamie is as great coach and a great guy, this one is definitely worth a listen.

  • Ep 17 - Paolo Nicolai

    This week we talk to Olympic Silver Medalist Paolo Nicolai, In another unmissable episode and exclusive interview, Paolo opens up about playing for Olympic Gold in 2016 on the Copacabana against Alison/Bruno, his 3 European Championships and how he felt a mixture of emotions at London 2012 when upsetting two of the best of all time in Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers. We also hear who Paolo’s dream partner would be for a one-off competition, it's a good one!

    Alongside this great guest, we discuss all things CEV Champions League Final with Co-host Five One VB. The Finals are taking this weekend in Berlin and they are games that you do not want to miss!