Episode #51: Tips From Ed "The Eagle" Ratledge on How to Find Your Perfect Partner in Volleyball and Business

Finding The Right Volleyball Partners For You!

You must be a great partner yourself if you want to find one. Enjoy this podcast episode.


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Timestamps:

  • 01:08 - Introduction
  • 08:16 - What do you think was the best fit for you?
  • 21:16 - How do you approach your partners?
  • 26:42 - How do you manage your time?
  • 37:15 - Where does your mind go in terms of practice?
  • 48:10 - Blocking Fixes
  • 53:18 - Better at Beach Announcement


Head Coach Mark Burik has been coaching sports for 16 years and has over a decade of playing and coaching experience in volleyball. Burik has been a mainstay on the AVP Tour and also competes regularly on the FIVB World Tour. Recognized as one of the top beach volleyball players in the country, he has numerous championships under his belt and has won the legendary Pottstown Rumble three times. He has been a part of the Gold Medal Squared staff, which promotes a system of teaching designed by national team coaches.

Brandon started playing volleyball in Chester, Virginia when he was 16 years old for his high school volleyball team. As a senior, Brandon was named Virginia State Player of the Year and has been a coach for more than 10 years. He found success in the National Volleyball League as high as third and also took home the “Most Improved” award in 2016.

Ed is the consummate volleyball professional. 2020 marks his 20th year as a professional, and his dedication to every level and aspect of the game is unmatched. He is the founder of “VolleyOC” a company dedicated to providing top tier volleyball instruction and the area’s largest, deepest, and most respected tournaments. Ed’s weeknight and weekend volleyball classes have become a staple in the routine of nearly two hundred Orange County adults. With a mindset devoted to hard work and bringing the best out of every athlete, along with a love for spreading the game of volleyball, Ed endeavors to enrich the lives of everyone around him.


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Mark Burik

FB https://www.facebook.com/markburikbeachvolleyball/

Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-burik-693671102/

IG https://www.instagram.com/markburik/

Twitter https://twitter.com/MarkBurik

Tiktok https://www.tiktok.com/@markburikbeachvolleyball

 

Brandon Joyner

IG https://www.instagram.com/joy_beachvb/

FB https://www.facebook.com/brandon.david.98229

 

Ed Ratledge

IG https://www.instagram.com/edratledge/

Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/ed-ratledge-72806a53/

FB https://www.linkedin.com/in/ed-ratledge-72806a53/

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/@edratledge

 

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