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A Day in My Life: Beach Preseason


"If you are looking to be a professional athlete on the top tier of any sport, my best advice is to put everything you have into it. If you're not, somebody else is. It's got to be all or nothing." ~Dominick Cruz   Since I started this blog, I have talked a lot about being a professional athlete, and things…

Places I Have Played During my Professional Volleyball Career


“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and soul of its people.” ~Mahatma Gandhi   I consider myself so lucky to be able to play a sport that I love for a career. It has taken me all over the world, and has allowed me to explore and become immersed in cultures that I probably wouldn’t have otherwise. I have…

What Does it Mean to Be a “Professional?”


“Professionalism shouldn't be defined by a persons paycheck, role or title. It should be defined by a persons work ethic." ~Janna Cachola   There is a certain level of prestige associated with being labeled a professional. It generally implies a higher level of skill, or money, or experience, but what I want to talk about today is the act of…