Vinnie Lopes

Vinnie’s Contributions


01/23/15  •  Men's

2015 NCAA Men's Volleyball Season Preview

Perennial top-ranked programs are joined by some reemerging past powers and newly-established programs in this roundup of what to watch for this season


04/04/14  •  Men's

The Little Conference That Could

Conference Carolinas has burst onto the men's volleyball scene in the past couple of years



About Vinnie Lopes


Vinnie Lopes is the founder and editor of Off the Block, a website that covers college men’s volleyball. Lopes is a two-time finalist for the AVCA Grant Burger Media Award and has covered college volleyball for eight seasons. In addition, he is the author of The Volleyball Debate, which examines the controversial start to the Ball State men’s volleyball team in the 1960s. Lopes lives in Nashville, Tenn., with his wife Ali.