RaiseHigh 'Cast: Volleyball Season Preview w/ Sarah Bernson
New volleyball coach discusses her path to GW and the 2017 season
The fifth episode of the RaiseHigh 'Cast, the official podcast of GW Athletics, features new volleyball head coach Sarah Bernson.
Bernson is about to embark on her first season as head coach when the Colonials visit Knoxville, Tennessee, this weekend for the season-opening UT Invitational.
Bernson talks with host Dan DiVeglio about her early days of volleyball in Chicago (0:48), her initial impression of GW Volleyball while an assistant at American University (2:23), American's Sweet 16 run in 2013 (3:42), the attraction of the head coach position at GW (5:03), her coaching style (6:08), GW's academics as a recruiting tool (7:37), her goal to attract international student-athletes (9:09), her experience with the Premier Volleyball League (10:19), her new coaching staff at GW (11:51), a breakdown of the GW roster heading into the season (13:46), practice plan in the days leading up to the season opener (19:45), collegiate volleyball's non-conference tournament format (21:30) and the home-court advantage at the Charles E. Smith Center (23:13).
To listen, click below. All episodes are also available on iHeart Radio.