PODCAST: Volleyball coach and Olympic medalist Carlos Briceno

This week, we have an extended conversation with local volleyball coach Carlos Briceno. As a player, he won the bronze medal with Team USA at the Barcelona Olympics and, as a coach, he’s led some really good teams at Mizuno and Wilson for more than a decade. We talk to him about everything from clashing schedules in prep volleyball to what kind of parent involvement is good parent involvement.

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