Grimma Volleyball League Interim Coaches Overview

Christine Stöckmann, Stefanie Diestel (VVG Vice President) and Sandra Seiffert led the two.Bundesliga volleyball gamers from Grimma within the second half of final season. Photo: commemorative picture

Grimma. Short Season Review Interview with Interim Coach Christine Stockman and Sandra Seiffert

So much has occurred at Grimma Volleyball Club within the final 6 months, you took over the sports activities administration of the Bundesliga staff in “night time motion”, how do you are feeling about these 6 months?
Stocky: “It was a really thrilling time, but additionally an necessary expertise. He is all the things occurred by itself and we did not have time to consider all the things in peace. Due to the explosiveness of the state of affairs, it was essential to make a fast resolution. From the start, we had nice assist from the membership, the staff supervisor and the athletics coach. Working with the ladies was very fascinating, but additionally very troublesome. It felt like each week we confronted new obstacles and challenges, however I believe we dealt with them properly.”

Sandra: “It’s actually been an intense and thrilling time with its ups and downs nice enjoyable. This area was particularly fascinating for me accompanying coach seat has teaching expertise.”

At the tip of the season, Grimma’s staff was in fifth place within the ultimate desk, if it wasn’t there, what was causing it?
Stocky: “Of course you may all the time have a look at the tip of the season and it’s a must to do it from a sporting viewpoint. However, the 2021/2022 season was one which nobody has ever skilled earlier than. Starting with altering the coach and persevering with
Don’t overlook the Corona challenges and the failures of the necessary ones the primary gamers. So you might be fifth and really joyful The ladies generally labored to the restrict of their carrying capability. Someone is required Don’t overlook that each one gamers have a level, apprenticeship, college or commerce background You need to handle and take care of the duties.”

Sandra: “I can solely relate. It’s additionally been a tricky season for the ladies in a number of disciplines, so fifth place within the ultimate desk is actually good.”

Grimmaer Volleys is on summer season break, laborious work behind the scenes, getting ready for the brand new season, how did you handle to steadiness your skilled life (each lecturers), private life and training?
Stocky: “It was fairly borderline at occasions, I’ve to confess. time for me or There was actually no free time throughout this era. Coaching a Bundesliga staff is one thing you do not simply. In addition to taking part in coaching and competitions, it takes loads of time preparation, monitoring and analysis and above all recreation preparation. I’m glad Sandra’s round so she will be able to take issues off my arms.”

Sandra: “Of course, it wasn’t straightforward to reconcile all the things, however I believe it labored out properly for probably the most half, and naturally we each benefited from being collectively.”

What awaits the Stöckman/Seifert duo within the new season?
Stocky: “I began supporting and structuring the youth in Grimma within the present season. I wish to increase this problem additional as I imagine Grimma nonetheless has loads of potential in selling younger expertise. Planning for the brand new season for the youth and getting ready for the summer season camp are on the agenda for the time being, which we will do once more this 12 months. (15.8. – 19.8.2022) It continues to be unknown whether or not I’ll obtain my junior staff subsequent season. We are nonetheless searching for coaches who need to play volleyball in Grimma.”

Sandra: “I’ll undoubtedly proceed to educate one of many youth groups or assist the youth work at Grimma. But now relaxation and leisure are on the agenda.”

So, once more, an enormous thanks from the Grimma Volleyball household, who took you on as coach with out a lot hesitation in January and led the staff by means of the tip of the season! Good luck along with your future endeavors!
Interview and picture: commemorative picture

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