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PRI Talk

PRI Talk

By Jason Bibler
A podcast about current events in collegiate athletics, volleyball, college recruiting and more. I will have guest high school, club and specific college coaches on also, discussing various topics on recruiting and everything else volleyball.
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BONUS - Triple Crown Postponed

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Episode #37 - It's Over!
We all cried tears of JOY when we found out the Dead Period would be over on June 1st.  For questions about what this looks like or for help in the recruiting process, head to
April 21, 2021
Episode #36 - Making It Personal
Not a ton of volleyball talk here.  For those that know me what I'm saying won't be a huge surprise, so for those of you that don't know me very well, maybe this will help.  
April 14, 2021
Episode #35 - What the NCAA Really Thinks!
Cover it all today!  From the NCAA basketball women's "weight room", to the recruiting dead period to the idea that we need to do a better job of NOT wasting time during the recruiting process.  Enjoy! :) 
April 7, 2021
Episode #34 - How Do Schools Show Their Interest?
I received a great question this past week from a 2023 athlete.  I try to answer that question as best as I can.  There are a lot of variables in recruiting, especially now, so please do your best to make sure that you are letting coaches know HOW interested you are in their program.  
March 24, 2021
Episode #33 - The Question About Money
When should you ask the scholarship question?  I'll answer this and give you some insight into the grey that are the NCAA rules.  
March 17, 2021
Episode #32 - The Magical List
Today I discuss why we need to go beyond thinking about a "list" of schools needs.  
March 3, 2021
Episode #31 - Recruiting Issues
This week I am talking about only a FEW of the recruiting issues going on right now.  Tackling the dead period, social media and the idea that something difficult is still difficult.  
February 24, 2021
Episode #30 - Opportunities are Dwindling
Today on the show I talk about the feathers I apparently ruffled when it came to my blog post about athletes not really touching 10', that NOW is a great time to work on your film and the opportunities out there for athletes right now gets smaller and smaller each day.  
February 17, 2021
Episode #29 - Ryan Mitchell
Today on the podcast I've got Head Volleyball Coach for Lovejoy High School, Ryan Mitchell.  A back-to-back State Champion, Ryan and I talked about what the season looked like under the umbrella of COVID.  Unfortunately I did remove the last 15 minutes or so from our conversation because of the lag, but I will plan on having Ryan on again in the near future to talk more.  Huge thanks to him for being on in the midst of his busy schedule!   
February 10, 2021
Episode #28 - Opportunity is Opportunity
In this present recruiting climate, take advantage of the interest you are getting from each school, even though it might not be your first choice.  
January 20, 2021
BONUS - Triple Crown Postponed
In announcement yesterday afternoon, Triple Crown said they were postponing their tournament until May.  This is a HUGE bummer for all of those athletes that were hoping to get evaluated next month and certainly does not start the club volleyball season on a positive trend.  
January 14, 2021
Episode #27 - Conference Realignment in Texas
This is good thing for these schools and the WAC conference.  It will be interested to see how the Southland responds, if they respond at all.  Also, send more emails! :) 
January 13, 2021
Episode #26 - Transfers and Livestreaming
We've got lots to talk about with the new year!  First off, talking a little bit about the transfer "issues" and what you need to do about recruiting when it comes to livestreams this club season.  
January 6, 2021
Why We Love Volleyball - Hugh and Steph Hernesman
Hugh and Steph are former D1 college coaches; they are currently the club directors of Jacksonville Skyline
December 23, 2020
Why We Love Volleyball - Erin Hellmuth
Erin is a former D1 athlete at Baylor, coach and currently has 2 daughters playing at the college and high school level.   I apologize for all of the "clicking" in the background, I'm not sure what was going on while we were recording.  I do feel like it is a good time to mention that you can support this podcast by clicking on the link on Anchor :) that link should be just below this text.  I do appreciate all of your support and a huge THANK YOU for all of you that listen each week! 
December 16, 2020
Why We Love Volleyball - Kim Maroon
Kim is a former collegiate athlete and coach at the D1 level.  
December 9, 2020
Why We Love Volleyball - Sherri Hawkins
Sherri was a collegiate volleyball athlete at the D1 level and has been a elite club coach for over a decade.  She has coached, trained and mentored countless collegiate athletes.  
December 2, 2020
Why We Love Volleyball - Kellen Mock
Kellen played volleyball collegiately and was also a Head Coach for 8 years. 
November 27, 2020
Episode #25 - My Plan Through the NEW Dead Period
With the dead period being extended through April 15th, there is going to be a lot that we can to do help guide everyone through the process and improve how we communicate with athletes and coaches.  My plan is to hash a lot of that out over the next several weeks and work with college coaches and athletes to insure we are on the same page leading into the END (hopefully) of the dead period.  
November 20, 2020
Episode #24 - Signing Day! and Playing in the Power 5
Signing Day is always an awesome day and I really have enjoyed celebrating with athletes over the last couple of years!  Today I answer some signing day questions and a question about playing in the P5.   
November 12, 2020
Episode #23 - The Dead Period!
Well, we hoped that we wouldn't be in this position, but it looks like we are.  Today we are discussing the unfortunate events that will be extending beyond Jan 1, 2021. 
November 4, 2020
Episode #22 - NeuroFuel with Salima Rockwell and Kim Maroon
Today I am excited to have two special guests, Salima Rockwell and Kim Maroon.  We are talking about the visualization and mental-toughness tool NeuroFuel!  For more information go to  
October 28, 2020
Episode #21 - The William and Mary Fiasco
Just 6 weeks after cutting 7 athletic programs, W&M is un-cutting 3 of them; all women's teams.  I will talk about what went wrong and why this all happened. 
October 21, 2020
Episode #20 - Don't Lie To College Coaches
This week I am expressing my feelings behind lying or being disingenuous during the recruiting process.  Schedules are also getting finalized for the Spring, woohoo! 
October 7, 2020
Episode #19 - Eligibility and Bad Recruiting Questions
Today I wanted to give everyone a little update on some of the things going on with the new eligibility rules and also give you some of my least favorite recruiting questions.  
September 30, 2020
Episode #18 - Joe Lind (Part 2)
Joe and I finish our conversation on the current state of volleyball right now.  We get a little bit off topic, but that's okay!  Huge thanks to Joe for being on with me.  I appreciate everything he does and is doing for the sport of volleyball.  
September 25, 2020
Episode #17 - Joe Lind (Part 1)
Joe is the Club Director of TAV Houston, former college coach and just an all around awesome guy.  He and I got to chat about the current events surrounding club and college volleyball.  This is Part 1; check back in a couple of days for Part 2.  
September 23, 2020
Episode #16 - Life in the Balance
Willam and Mary is the first D1 school to drop women's volleyball; Kerrie Walsh causes a stir on instagram; Go read my blog post from Monday; Off-the-Court! 
September 9, 2020
Episode #15 - Lindsey Petzold, Head Volleyball Coach - Plano HS
I chatted this week with Lindsey, Head Volleyball Coach at Plano High School, about some of the differences between high school and college volleyball and what this fall was going to look like. 
September 2, 2020
Episode #14 - An Extra Year of Eligibility
The NCAA grants everyone an extra year of eligibility, so what does that look like recruiting wise over the next couple of years?
August 26, 2020
Episode #13 - Go Watch Volleyball
We need to do more on our end to encourage young athletes to watch college volleyball.  
August 19, 2020
Episode #12 - Bonus! Fall 2020 Update
Wow!  A lot has happened just in the last couple days.  Lets break down the recruiting impact this could all have moving forward shall we?
August 12, 2020
Episode #11 Fall Football Boycott
PAC12 players are threatening to boycott the Fall season and why you need to follow the National Parks on social media.  
August 11, 2020
Episode #10 - Waiting on the NCAA
Today we are talking about what is going to happen moving forward with the Fall season and why the NCAA's decision on fall sports could be huge.  Also, starting a new segment called "Off The Court" where I am going to talk about one topic, non-volleyball related that I think is interesting and we just HAD to talk about Joe Kelly.  
August 4, 2020
Episode #9 - AAU Tournament with Hugh Hernesman
Today on the show we are talking about potential challenges that lay ahead and my buddy Hugh Hernesman from Jacksonville Skyline and I chat a little bit about the AAU Tournament down in Florida last weekend.  
July 28, 2020
Episode #8 - Tiered Recruiting
Today on the show I talk about Recruiting Tiers and I plead with my D2 coaching friends.  
July 21, 2020
Episode #7 - With seasons being cancelled, what will the fall look like?
Today on the show we are talking about all of the programs being cut and what the fall may or may not look like.  
July 14, 2020
Episode #6 - NIL (Name Image and Likeness)
Talking about NIL today!  It's certainly an interesting topic and one that isn't going away for college athletes.  One school, at least, is taking a proactive approach.  
July 6, 2020
Episode #5 - The craziness of the June 15th contact day
Asking this question - who was more prepared for June 15th?  I wanted to give as much feedback and information as possible, as well as looking at this notion of "slowing things down" in recruiting.  
June 29, 2020
Episode #4
Today is June 15th a very exciting day for the 2022 class.  This morning we are talking about finding our VALUE as a person and discussing the possibility that athletes will NOT be able to take visits this fall season.  
June 15, 2020
Episode #3 - Greg Miller, Part 1
Greg is an avid volleyball fan.  He is a statistics professor and the voice on radio and TV for the SFA Ladyjack Volleyball program.  You can check out a piece of what he does on  Today we talked about the state of athletics throughout the pandemic and how we can help grow the sport in the midst of everything going on right now.  
June 10, 2020
Episode #2
This week I respond to my blog post from last week; talk a little bit about morality and of course, June 15th is fast approaching!  Are you ready?  Thanks for listening!  
June 1, 2020
Episode #1 - 5/25/20
Join me for the first episode of PRI Talk as we discuss some of the most current events in the volleyball world and look forward to June 15th for the 2022 class. 
May 25, 2020
March 4, 2020
March 4, 2020