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  • Volleyball icon Member of U.S. Men's National Team since 2013
  • Volleyball icon Finished first among diggers and second among receivers at first Olympic Games (Rio 2016)
  • Volleyball icon Has played professionally in Germany, Austria, Italy, Russia and Poland
  • Volleyball icon Two-time Champions League winner with ZAKSA (2022, '23)
  • Volleyball icon Has won four Polish League trophies with ZAKSA
  • Volleyball icon Became first four-time First Team All-American in history of AVCA honors while at Stanford
  • Volleyball icon Won the NCAA Men's Volleyball Championship with Stanford in 2010; his brother, Kawika, was also on the team
  • Volleyball icon He and Kawika, were the first brothers to earn first-team honors in the same year (2009)
  • Volleyball icon AVCA Newcomer of the Year in 2009
  • Volleyball icon Represented U.S. on Men's Collegiate National Team, Men's Junior National Team and Boys' Youth National Team during junior career


  • Medal 2023 Olympic Qualifier - Gold
  • Medal 2023 NORCECA Continental Championship - Gold; Best Receiver
  • Medal 2023 Volleyball Nations League Final - Silver
  • flag icon 2023 Volleyball Nations League Weeks One, Two, and Three
  • flag icon 2022 FIVB World Championship - 6th
  • Medal 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League Final Round - Silver
  • flag icon 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League Weeks Two and Three
  • 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games - 10th
  • flag icon 2021 FIVB Volleyball Nations League Preliminary Round - 7th
  • Medal 2019 FIVB Tokyo Men's Volleyball Qualification tournament - Gold
  • Medal 2019 FIVB World Cup - Bronze
  • Medal 2019 Volleyball Nations League Final Round - Silver; Best Libero
  • Medal 2018 World Championship - Bronze
  • Medal 2018 Volleyball Nations League Final Round - Bronze
  • Medal 2017 NORCECA Championship - Gold
  • Olympic Rings 2016 Olympic Games - Bronze
  • Medal 2015 FIVB World Cup - Gold; Best Libero
  • Medal 2015 NORCECA Champions Cup - Silver; Best Receiver
  • flag icon 2014 World Championship - T7th
  • Medal 2014 World League Final Round - Gold
  • flag icon 2014 NORCECA World Championship Qualifier - Tournament MVP, Best Libero, Best Digger, Best Receiver
  • flag icon 2013 World League
  • Medal 2013 NORCECA Continental Championships - Bronze; Best Libero, Best Passer, Best Defender
  • flag icon 2011 World University Games -12th
  • Medal 2008 NORCECA U21 Championship - Bronze; Best Receiver, Best Defender, Best Libero
  • flag icon 2007 FIVB U19 World Championship - 15th; Best Digger
  • Medal 2006 NORCECA Continental Championships - Silver

Personal Highlights

  • Volleyball icon Born in 1989
  • Volleyball icon Father Dave Shoji coached at the University of Hawaii for more than 40 years and is winningest coach in NCAA DI women's volleyball history and won four national titles
  • Volleyball icon Mother Mary Shoji played basketball at the University of Hawaii
  • Volleyball icon Brother Kawika Shoji also played volleyball at Stanford and joined the U.S. Men's National Team in 2010; the two won Olympic bronze in Rio
  • Volleyball icon His older sister named Cobey, was the director of operations for Stanford women's volleyball
  • Volleyball icon Began playing volleyball in 1998 at Outrigger Canoe Volleyball Club (OCC)
  • Volleyball icon Took Punahou School to four consecutive state title matches, winning in 2005, 2006 and 2007
  • Medal With OCC, took 17s division silver at 2006 Boys Junior National Championships; named to All-Tournament Team
  • On the importance of equality in volleyball"I think I try to promote equality in volleyball by interacting with all kinds of fans, interacting with other teams, no matter who they are, where they come from, what their story is. I love to interact, take photos, sign autographs, and talk with them and hopefully through that we can grow the sport of volleyball and make sure that everyone playing is comfortable and competing out there."