Eric Hodgson

A Look Back at the US Sports Envoy Program (Part 1)

Manila – Baguio – Manila  by Eric Hodgson Last year, USA Volleyball sent a couple of coaches over to the Philippine Islands for one week to work with some organizations looking to expand volleyball and its life lessons into their athletes, schools, and communities. For both coaches, it was a life changing experience. So USAV …

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The Next Chapter: A heartfelt account of American volleyball coach Eric Hodgson’s trip to the Philippines

By Eric Hodgson A heartfelt account of American volleyball coach Eric Hodgson’s trip to the Philippines to teach aspiring Filipino children to love the game   “You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.”—Anonymous   It was a faraway world from the comfortable confines of our practice …

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U.S. Sports Envoy Program: Free Volleyball Clinics for Filipino Students

A two-day free volleyball clinic was held last September 29-30 for students of Taguig National High School, Muntinlupa National High School, and Marillac Hills (National Training School for Girls). The two-day activity is part of the ongoing US (SportsUnited) Sports Envoy Program from September 26 to October 4, organized by the US Embassy Manila, Girls …

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