Inside the Coaching Mind with Terry Pettit

Inside the Coaching Mind with Terry Pettit


Latest Episodes

Terry Pettit talks about his early vision for Nebraska Volleyball with John Baylor – Part 1 – ITCM-008
November 07, 2019

Terry Pettit talks about what he looks for in hiring a head coach, his vision for Nebraska volleyball, what the differences are between leadership on an athletic team and leadership in private business, and why he left coaching when he was only fifty-t...

The Development of a Championship Coach in Omaha – ITCM-007
October 24, 2019

Photo Credit: VolleyballMag.com - Rene Saunders, the 2016 Volleyball Magazine High School Coach of the Year, talks about her progression from playing two sports in college, to winning four state championships at Omaha Skutt High School.

John Baylor, the Voice of Nebraska Volleyball, On His Development as a Volleyball Sportscaster – ITCM-006
October 10, 2019

John Baylor, play by play announcer for The University of Nebraska Women’s Volleyball for 26 years. Seated next to him is color commentator and Former Husker Lauren Cook West. - John Baylor, who has been the play by play broadcaster for Nebraska Volle...

Two Players Who Continue to Serve – ITCM-005
September 25, 2019

Janet Kruse Sellon and Barbie Young Gutshall, summer of 2019 in Grand Island, Nebraska. - Barbie Young Gutshall and Janet Kruse Sellon grew up in small towns in Nebraska in the 1980s. Both went on to play volleyball at the University of Nebraska and p...

UNL Volleyball’s John Cook on Leadership – ITCM-004
September 12, 2019

John Cook, Head women’s volleyball Coach at the University of Nebraska, continues a conversation with host Terry Pettit. The focus this time is how John made the decision to change his coaching behavior when he faced coaching burnout in 2009.

Coaching High School Volleyball with Sharon Zavala and Bill Root – ITCM003
August 29, 2019

Sharon Zavala and Bill Root have coached high school volleyball for a combined 85 years and thirteen state championships in the state of Nebraska. In a conversation with Terry Pettit they discuss the challenges of coaching high school athletes,

Creighton’s Kirsten Bernthal Booth on Building a Program – ITCM-002
August 15, 2019

Three-time national coach of the year, Kirsten Bernthal Booth, head women’s volleyball coach at Creighton University, talks about building a program, developing leadership, and being a more efficient coach.

UNL Volleyball’s John Cook on How He Has Evolved in Coaching – ITCM-001
August 01, 2019

John Cook, head women’s volleyball coach, at the University of Nebraska shares what motivated him to set a goal of working towards a program that would pay for itself. John talks about how his vision of what being a coach is,

Welcome to Inside the Coaching Mind – ITCM-000
July 30, 2019

“Saying Inside the Coaching Mind is about volleyball in the state of Nebraska, is like saying the Wizard of Oz is about a tornado and a balloon flight. How does a state with three times as many cows as people, become so enthusiastic and successful,