Washington coach Keegan Cook becomes the AVCA president in January and there’s a lot on his plate.
Among the topics we discussed were what college volleyball learned from playing the NCAA Tournament in a bubble last spring, the continuing gender-equity battle, and summer access for athletes.
Washington went 17-3 last spring and won the Pac-12 Conference regular season. In that NCAA Tournament, the heart-attack Huskies beat Dayton, Louisville, and Pittsburgh in five in all three matches before losing in the national semifinals to eventual-champion Kentucky in four.
Almost everyone is back for Washington: