Episodes
Hey Volleyball fans. In this episode, I recap some surprising news coming out of Poland as well as recap some of the major games taking place around the big leagues in Europe. I also share the three rules in volleyball, that in my opinion, don't really make sense to continue. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out the videos on my YouTube...
Published 01/22/21
On this episode of the FiveOne Volleyball podcast, I go over major matches from Poland (4;00), Russia (11:26), and Italy (15:33), including an incredible comeback from Verva Warszawa and a tight battle from Milano against Lube Civitanova without their starting setter. Then I bring a new twist to the volleyball stock market, choosing my underrated and overrated players & teams (with the proper terminology of course). The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in...
Published 01/15/21
In this episode, I review the standings and how the season is going in the Italian (5:25) , Polish (14:07), and Russian (31:21) leagues, as well as the teams & players who are over or under performing. I then take a look at a packed 2021 volleyball schedule. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube...
Published 01/10/21
In this episode, I rank the top 25 teams in volleyball across both national teams and professional clubs, as well as go over Modena's Champions league win streak and some explosive news coming out of Russia. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. Also, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball. 
Published 12/19/20
In this episode, I react to Taylor Sander finally being healthy enough to play volleyball, Lube vs Perugia in Champions League, as well as answer questions that I posed to you guys in my instagram story @fiveonevb. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. My most recent YouTube video is https://youtu.be/AoNNpoqiMAA    
Published 12/11/20
On this episode of the #1 pro volleyball podcast, I talk about Trentino winning their Champions League pool without a (true) setter, Wilfredo Leon having another absurd season, and the best player in each professional volleyball league so far. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. My most recent YouTube video is https://youtu.be/AoNNpoqiMAA
Published 12/04/20
On this episode of the FiveOne Volleyball podcast, I go over Filippo Lanza beating the team that cut him earlier in the season, Mads Jensen signing with Verona, and players that are trending up or down in pro volleyball. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. 
Published 11/27/20
In this episode, I go over some shocking upsets in the world of professional volleyball, including the french connection in Valentia and Tetyukhin junior making his case for the Russian national team. I also rank every professional league in the volleyball world, and the results are mildly unpredictable. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. 
Published 11/19/20
On tonight's episode of the FiveOne Volleyball Podcast, I preview each of the 20 teams participating in the 4th round of the CEV Champions League Volley 2021 season. I discuss incoming players, how they have been playing in their domestic leagues, and make predictions on which teams will make the playoffs. I also go over several pieces of news, including the sudden departure of French opposite Stephen Boyer from Verona. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in...
Published 11/13/20
In this episode, I answer questions asked on my instagram https://www.instagram.com/fiveonevb/ and recap the biggest games in the Italian and Polish professional volleyball leagues. Questions include whether Bartosz Bednorz will start over Michal Kubiak on the Polish national team, the most unorthodox pro team right now, and the impact a pro North American league would have on the world of volleyball. Make sure to follow my instagram so that you can ask your won questions on the next podcast....
Published 11/06/20
In this episode of the FiveOne Volleyball podcast, I go over new signings in Piacenza, Bartosz Kurek and the rest of the foreigners playing in the Japanese VLeague, and the hyped Russian Superleague battle between Zenit Kazan and Zenit St. Petersburg.  The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news, results, and storylines. Take it from me, Dan, the guy who probably watches the most volleyball on the planet. For even more pro...
Published 10/28/20
In this episode, I recap the biggest stories from this week in the world of professional volleyball, including Trentino and Piacenza struggling to keep pace against the top teams of the Italian Superlega, new-look Kemerovo and Kazan, and an impressive 8-block performance in the Plusliga.  The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news, results, and storylines. Take it from me, Dan, the guy who probably watches the most volleyball on...
Published 10/21/20
In this episode, I talk about the latest results and stories in the world of pro men's volleyball, including the disappointing start to the season for Kevin Tillie and Top Volley Cisterna, an incredible performance by American outside hitter Aaron Russell, and Maaseik's brief stint in Champions League 2020-2021. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news, results, and storylines. Take it from me, Dan, the guy who probably watches...
Published 10/09/20
In this episode I recap the start of the professional Italian, Polish, and Russian professional volleyball seasons, with a great supercup showdown to highlight between Lube Civitanova and Perugia to kick things off! Finally indoor volleyball is back! The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news, results, and storylines. Take it from me, Dan, the guy who probably watches the most volleyball on the planet. For even more pro volleyball...
Published 09/29/20
The Polish Plusliga is home to some of the most talented players in the world and the most dedicated fan bases in Europe. In this episode I go over each team in the league, talking about how every offseason move will impact them going forward. Watch the league on ipla.tv! The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news and story lines. Take it from me, Dan, the guy who probably watches the most volleyball on the planet.
Published 09/12/20
In this episode, I evaluate the offseason moves for each of the 12 teams participating in the Italian Superlega in the 2020-2021 season. How does each piece fit, and what can we expect in the starting lineups both in Italy and in the Champions League. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news and storylines. Take it from me, Dan, the guy who probably watches the most volleyball on the planet.
Published 09/08/20
In this podcast, I talk with the #1 person in Canadian volleyball - Everett of Volleyball Source. We discuss a wide range of topics, including the biggest storylines of all the major professional leagues, how Canadian volleyball players are doing so far in the season, the ramifications of the international schedule, and university volleyball. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news, results, and storylines. Take it from me, Dan,...
Published 11/09/19
Published 11/09/19
In this episode, I go over the week of action in the world of professional volleyball, including the start of the Plusliga, a big debut from Sam Deroo in Russia, and Milano's hot start coming to an end. I also discuss the drawing of lots for the 4th round of the Champions League, and which teams I think will make it out of each of the five pools. There were some audio issues in this episode, so I apologize if there is some strange phrasing or audio artifacts in the podcast today.  The FiveOne...
Published 10/29/19
In this episode, I recap the opening round of play in the Italian Superlega, as well as preview each of the 13 teams participating in the league this season. Who do I think will win the championship? Which new players in the league will be the next stars? Will Sora win any games this year? These questions and more are discussed on the podcast. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news, results, and storylines. Take it from me,...
Published 10/22/19
In this episode, the FiveOne Volleyball podcast returns from a break to recap three major tournaments: NORCECA, EuroVolley, and the World Cup. I am joined once again by Rob St. Claire, expert volleyball commentator, to go over the major storylines from these tournaments, including Cuba with Robertlandy Simon, Slovenia's incredible run beating Russia and Poland on the path to a silver medal, and what team USA can learn from the World Cup. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the...
Published 10/16/19
In this podcast, I examine the offseasons of the major teams participating in the Russian and Brazilian superleagues. I review the major transactions, potential future lineups, and major questions facing each contender in both leagues. Both leagues saw dynasties (Zenit Kazan & Sada Cruzeiro respectively) dethroned and the competition for the title in the upcoming season is fierce. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news,...
Published 08/21/19
In this episode, I answer questions that were asked by listeners on my Instagram account, @fiveonevb. Topics that I cover include best players of the Olympic Qualifiers, the best outside hitter at each skill, and who is going to fill in the rest of the 5 spots for the Olympics. Remember to follow the Instagram account and be on the lookout for my stories if you want to ask a question on the next mailbag! The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with...
Published 08/15/19
In this episode, I recap one of the biggest weekends of volleyball of the entire year. The Olympic Qualifying mini-tournaments may have had a lack of big upsets, but we certainly came close to some surprising results. Bulgaria almost beat Brazil, China came close to qualifying over Canada and Argentina, and Poland absolutely crushed France with the addition of Wilfredo Leon. Listen for my opinion on every pool! The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to...
Published 08/13/19
In this episode, I am joined by Rob St. Claire of the NVA for a discussion of the upcoming FIVB Olympic Qualifying tournaments. In particular, we focus on pools E & F where Russia battles Iran and Canada battle Argentina for a chance to directly qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Rob also gives his thoughts on the rest of the pools and we go over the NVA finals and their dream team. The FiveOne Volleyball podcast is the best place on the internet to keep up to date with volleyball news,...
Published 08/07/19