Transplant Jefferson Williams has amassed a ridiculous amount of silverware while coaching in his adopted country, England. He has also been involved in the English and Team GB programs in a number of different roles over the years, and is considered a mentor to many of the younger generation of U.K. coaches. All this while holding down a day job!
His resume includes:
- Won 20 men's national championships and 15 cup titles in England
- Won 12 English women's national championships and 11 cups.
- Coached the English National Team 1987-2003
- Additional professional coaching experience in Sweden
Here's some of what Jefferson discusses in his interview:
- The challenges of being a player/coach
- Cultural differences
- Coaching in a place where volleyball is a minor sport
- Coaching education and development
- Working with male and female players
Jefferson's interview is also featured in the first Volleyball Coaching Wizards book