IF YOU follow the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) women’s volleyball games, you’d know who Alyssa Valdez is and how she had dominated the game with her unbeatable spikes, earning her the title “The Phenom.”
Recently, Alyssa returned to the court, not as an MVP, but as coach of the Colegio San Agustin (CSA) Biñan Alyssa Valdez Skills Training Camp, a workshop for passionate Augustinian players.
Alyssa taught participants basic skills such as proper receiving, serving and passing. She also gave an inspirational talk about her achievements, motivating students to go after their dreams. She certainly did. Years of hard work and determination have earned her back-to-back MVP titles, product endorsements, magazine covers and a spot in an online reality show. Phenom, indeed.