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Most Notable

  • Volleyball icon 2015 USA Volleyball Male Sitting Player of the Year


  • flag icon 2022 Dutch Tournament
  • Medal 2019 Parapan American Games - Silver
  • flag icon 2018 World ParaVolley World Championships
  • 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
  • flag icon 2015 Parapan American Games - Silver
  • flag icon 2014 World ParaVolley World Championships
  • Medal 2011 Parapan American Games - Silver
  • flag icon 2011 Continental Cup
  • flag icon 2011 Sarajevo Open
  • flag icon 2010 WOVD World Championships

Personal Highlights

  • Volleyball icon J. Dee is below-the-knee amputee on his right leg
  • Volleyball icon After being diagnosed with synovial sarcoma, J. Dee was told there was a 75 percent chance of the cancer coming back if he did have the affected parts of his leg removed
  • Volleyball icon Played two years of football at Panhandle State University
  • Volleyball icon Parents are Joe Marinko and Teresa McShane, Brother's names are John Marinko and Zac Boydstun, Sisters' names are Joy Harold, Tina Bishop and Valerir Powell
  • Who do you admire most?His mother, Teresa, because, “She has fought and beat cancer, and was with me through my fight with cancer.”
  • What was the happiest moment of your life?"The birth of my sons, Kash and Liam."