John Cook
A Beginning, an Ending & Lots of Intrigue for the Huskers in the Middle
5 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The Nebraska volleyball team will return its entire starting lineup from the 2019 season, but there’s been a lot of change as well. Hail Varsity recently caught up with Coach John Cook to go position-by-position through the roster and look ahead to the 2020 season. Next up is middle blocker.
Cook Shares What Season Could Look Like for Nebraska Volleyball
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook offered some insight into what the 2020 volleyball season might look like and how Nebraska is working towards getting players back on campus on Thursday night.
Kelly Hunter Plays Key Role as Huskers Navigate Unique Spring
16 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Kelly Hunter's time coaching beach and scouting talent on the recruiting trail may have been cut short, but John Cook still leaned heavily on his interim assistant as the Huskers navigated through a unique and challenging spring.
Huskers Sign Missouri Grad Transfer Kayla Caffey
23 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook has bolstered his roster with the addition of Missouri graduate transfer Kayla Caffey, a 6-foot middle blocker who signed with Nebraska on Thursday.
Cook on 'Winning the Day,' Zoom Calls & Nebraska's Summer Schedule
26 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook talked with Hail Varsity about how he's handling social distancing, communication with his players and preparing his team for whatever shape or form the 2020 preseason and season may take.
On Kelly Hunter's Crash Course in Recruiting for Nebraska
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Before the COVID-19 pandemic shut sports down across the world, Kelly Hunter made her debut as an on-the-road recruiter for Nebraska. She spoke to Hail Varsity about that experience and what she learned.
Hawaiian Hitter Keonilei Akana Set to Transition to Defensive Specialist at Nebraska
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
From Hawaii to Lincoln, Nebraska's newest signee Keonilei Akana will look to follow in the footsteps of players like Justine Wong-Orantes and Kenzie Knuckles as she transitions into a full-time defensive specialist role after playing a different position in high school.
Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame Honor Gave Jordan Larson Chills
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
This week, a pair of Nebraska volleyball legends received some good news as Coach Terry Pettit and former outside hitter Jordan Larson are among the six individuals selected to enter the Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame in 2020. Larson joined Sports Nightly to discuss the honor and more.
Kelly Hunter Ready for Coaching Opportunity with Nebraska
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After five years of pushing and prodding from John Cook, former Husker All-America setter Kelly Hunter is ready to dive into the coaching world as she serves as Nebraska's interim assistant coach for the next seven months.
Roster, Coaching Changes as Huskers Gear Up for 2020 Season
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Following some recent roster attrition, expect John Cook and his staff to be active in the transfer portal and on the recruiting trail as the Huskers gear up for another run at reaching the Final Four, which will be held in Omaha once again in 2020.
Tyler Hildebrand's Return to Nebraska a Team Effort
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
When Kayla Banwarth left Nebraska to accept the Ole Miss head coaching job, one name jumped out from Coach John Cook's list of possible replacements: Tyler Hildebrand. With the support of the Nebraska administration, Cook made an offer that Hildebrand couldn't refuse.
Tyler Hildebrand Returns to Husker Volleyball as Associate Head Coach
4 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Tyler Hildebrand is back. The former Nebraska volleyball assistant coach is set to return to the Huskers’ program as associate head coach, Coach John Cook announced Monday.
2019 Volleyball Position Review: Middle Blocker
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
This week, Hail Varsity is looking back and looking ahead with a position-by-position breakdown of the 2019 Huskers and the reinforcements on the way. Next up is the middle blocker position.
2019 Nebraska Volleyball Position Reviews: Setter
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
This week, Hail Varsity is looking back and looking ahead with a position-by-position breakdown of the 2019 Huskers and the reinforcements on the way. Up next is a look at the setters.
2019 Nebraska Volleyball Position Reviews: Outside Hitter
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
This week, Hail Varsity is looking back and looking ahead with a position-by-position breakdown of the 2019 Huskers and the reinforcements on the way. Let’s start with the outside hitters.
Padding the Stats: Final Reflection on 2019 Nebraska Volleyball Season
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska may not have have made it all the way to the top of Mt. Everest or gotten revenge on Stanford and Wisconsin, but there's still plenty to celebrate about the 2019 season.
Badgers Bounce Huskers from NCAA Tournament
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The third time wasn’t the charm for the Huskers as the fourth-seed Wisconsin Badgers swept fifth-seeded Nebraska again on Saturday evening, ending the Huskers’ season in the regional finals.
Huskers Roll to Sweep Over the Rainbow Wahine in Regional Semifinal
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fifth-seeded Nebraska earned its rematch with No. 4 Wisconsin, sweeping 12th-seeded Hawaii in a round of 16 match-up at the Wisconsin Field House on Friday afternoon.
Huskers Keep Focus on Hawaii While Making Their Way to Wisconsin
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska wants another crack at Wisconsin this season, but first the Huskers have to get by a tough Hawaii team in the Sweet 16 and they're not looking past the Rainbow Wahine.
Sweet, Sweet Victory Sends Nebraska to the Sweet 16
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 5 Nebraska had to dig deep on Saturday night after dropping the first set to Missouri, but the Huskers rallied to win in four and punch their ticket to the Madison regional in the final match of the year at the Devaney Center.
 
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