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I didn't get the chance to play competitive volleyball when I was growing up, but I always thought it looked like fun. So when my kids signed up for the sport earlier this year, I was excited to learn more about it. The rules were more complicated than I imagined — you can kick the ball to keep a point alive, who knew? My son's middle school gave him a uniform consisting of a T-shirt and long, baggy shorts — pretty much the same outfit he wears every day. But my daughter, who got just a T-shirt from her YMCA team, decided she wanted to complete the ensemble with "real" volleyball shorts.
Mandy is a mom of four and a longtime volleyball enthusiast and coach. Mandy's other interests include parenting, teaching, and literature. As a volleyball coach, a question I often get asked by parents who are new to the game is, "Why are the volleyball shorts so tiny? Everyone seems to have an opinion on this.