Lindsey Berg putting her heart into spreading volleyball’s
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 18, 2020 – Former USA Captain
Lindsey Berg has launched an initiative to ensure that her
country’s run of success will continue long after they have
competed at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the FIVB Volleyball
Nations League this summer.
The Beijing 2008 and London 2012 silver medal-winning setter has
to promote women’s volleyball, tell individual and collective
stories and share knowledge of what it takes to succeed in the
Berg, who was an assistant coach at the University of Hawai’i,
also played at the Japan 2010 FIVB Volleyball World Championship
and Athens 2004 Olympic Games, so has a wealth of experience to
“I want girls to have idols, heroes, and role models. I want to
send a strong message to these young girls to live life ‘Con
Cuore’,” Berg explains on the website.
It is an all-digital programming network featuring films,
editorials, and podcasts with the mission to share stories and
information to educate and inspire the next generation of female
Berg, who played for Pesaro, Novara, Villa Cortese in Italy,
used the Italian word for heart, “cuore”, as it represented the
driving force in her career and the country that she credits
with renewing her love for the sport.
The hope is that by sharing stories of success and recovering
from setbacks Berg and other volleyball stars can inspire and
educate the next generation of female volleyball players.
USA middle blocker Rachel Adams and Berg’s fellow Beijing 2008
and London 2012 silver medallist Nicole Davis are two of the
stars who have contributed to “The Cuore Project” and passed on
their experiences of playing volleyball at the top level and
what it takes to reach such heights.
They provide advice on goal setting, pre-match mental
preparation and help in finding the right university with the
aim of giving young female volleyball players every chance of
success in their sporting careers.