VYPE Volleyball Coaches Series: Teri Wade, The Woodlands
As we await the start of the 2020 volleyball season, VYPE Volleyball Insider Chuck Licata is taking this extra time to catch up with some of the biggest names in coaching. Licata talks with them about the pandemic, how it has changed their approach to 2020 and more of changes and challenges facing the sport of volleyball as they try to start. Here is Chuck Licata's full interview with The Woodlands' Teri Wade.
What's Inside: 2020 VYPE Houston Volleyball Preview
For me, as I sit here and write the What's Inside article for the 2020 VYPE Houston Volleyball Preview Magazine - this is a little return to "normalcy" for me and all of us at VYPE. Getting back to sports will bring a sense of normalcy to athletes, coaches and parents across the City of Houston! My hope is that seeing the 2020 VYPE Houston Volleyball Preview Magazine arriving in your mailboxes in the next few weeks will bring the beginning of that sense of "normalcy". In a year that hasn't been normal, VYPE wanted to make sure we still did what we do - provide an in-depth preview of volleyball. The 2020 VYPE Houston Volleyball Preview Magazine has arrived (Order Your Copy TODAY!!
Still Preparing: Volleyball Coaches Awaiting Start of Season
Those are the range of emotions volleyball coaches are feeling day-in and day-out as the number of days between now and the tentative start of the 2020 volleyball season gets smaller. The current start of 2020 volleyball tryouts still stand as August 3. But it is understood that the "normal" start to the season may not be the same for 2020. So, the biggest question is how do we safely start volleyball on time? Club volleyball teams have been doing personal training this summer and have recently been doing tryouts for the 2020-2021 teams.
#WHATASNAP: Behind the Scenes at the VYPE Volleyball Shoot
Dig, Set, Spike! The Houston-area is full of elite volleyball talent and it was on display in June at The Cannon -- the home of VYPE Media for the annual VYPE Houston Volleyball Photoshoot presented by Whataburger. Nearly 200 athletes came through the media day presented by Whataburger. Check out the behind the scenes video below! Click here to visit your local Whataburger and make sure to check out #WhataSnap.
VYPE Awards: Hall of Famer Leslie Madison Interview
What a night it was as the VYPE Awards presented by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine were held virtually on Sunday. The Woodlands' Leslie Madison led her Highlanders to back-to-back state titles in 2013 and 2014. Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is Houston's leading provider of orthopedic services, from sports medicine to joint replacement. Houston Methodist offers comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services with a high standard of excellence for elite athletes, active adults and student athletes. Houston Methodist serves as the official health care provider for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Rice Athletics, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony and Houston Grand Opera.
VYPE AWARDS: H'Town loaded with national volleyball stars
We welcome you to the Countdown to the 2020 VYPE Awards presented by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. The winners will be honored in a one-hour virtual show on Sunday, May 31 at 6 p.m. on VYPE Houston's website and Twitter account and on the VYPE Texas Facebook page! What's most scary for opposing Houston-area coaches is that she has one more season of high school ball. She's been named to all-state and Under Armour All-American teams over her four years of high school ball. Houston Methodist serves as the official health care provider for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Rice Athletics, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony and Houston Grand Opera.
The Woodlands High School freshman Julieta Valdes talks road to recovery after major health scare
"Good, I'm really happy to be getting to my release date and getting to go home," "It's been a long three weeks. I'm feeling great, I'm finally off tubes and I'm really excited. According to Valdes' post on her GoFundMe page she has always lived with arrhythmia, an abnormal beating of the heart. Valdes doesn't remember anything from that day as her family has had to fill in the blanks. Its truly amazing, Valdes said.
VYPE AWARDS 2020: Aymond, Heath, Madison headline VYPE's first class of Hall of Fame Coaches
While she is well-known for winning two state titles at Deer Park in 2012 and 2014, there's much more to the story. Tony Heath, Pearland, FootballMr. Pearland put the south Houston school on the map. Prior the Pearland, Heath was on staff at La Marque which won titles in 1995, 96 and 97. The Woodlands' Leslie Madison led her Highlanders to back-to-back state titles in 2013 and 2014. Houston Methodist serves as the official health care provider for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Rice Athletics, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony and Houston Grand Opera.
GoFundMe set up for The Woodlands volleyball player Julieta Valdes and family
On Monday night, it was made public that The Woodlands volleyball player Julieta Valdes is in the fight for her life after suffering a heat attack and going into cardiac arrest on Sunday. Valdes was a big piece to The Woodlands volleyball program this past season as a freshman and is a member of the Houston Juniors VBC 16 Elite Team. She has an older brother and sister, Xavier and Patty, according to the GoFundMe page. "We predict there will be many challenges in the future," the creator of the page wrote. — VolleyHigh (@volley_high) May 5, 2020An update on Valdes' status was posted to the GoFundMe page on Tuesday morning.