June 14, 2021

USAV Names Men’s Roster for Tokyo Olympic Games

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 14, 2021) – USA Volleyball is proud to announce the 12-player men’s team that will compete for the U.S. at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, pending approval from the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. Eight players return from the 2016 squad that won the bronze medal in Rio de Janeiro. Two athletes making their...

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Jordan Larson

June 21, 2021

FIVB Names Five Americans to Commissions and Councils

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 201, 2021) – The FIVB has placed five people from the United States to hold six positions on its commissions and councils for the 2020-24 Olympic quadrennial. The FIVB, or Fédération Internationale de Volleyball, is the international governing body for the sport. Its commissions and councils assist its Executive Committee in...

June 21, 2021

U.S. Men Battle but Fall to Slovenia in Five at VNL

Fresh off their five set victory over the Netherlands at the end of week four, the U.S. Men battled hard in another fifth set, but fell to Slovenia, 3-2 (30-28, 19-25, 25-20, 26-28, 13-15) on Monday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy.

June 20, 2021

U.S. Women Save Lone League Loss for Last

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 20, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s National Team had its only loss of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League preliminary round in its last match as it fell to China on Sunday, 3-0 (25-10, 25-20, 25-17) in Rimini, Italy. The U.S. Women (14-1), ranked No. 1 in the world, had already qualified...

Women's National Team

June 19, 2021

U.S. Women Thwart Russian Offense to Win at VNL

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 19, 2021) – Russia pushed the U.S. Women’s National Team, but the U.S. Women pushed back and defeated the Europeans, 3-1 (25-21, 25-27, 25-23, 25-15) on Saturday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy. The U.S. Women (14-0), will close out the VNL Preliminary Round against China (9-5) on...

Women's National Team

June 18, 2021

U.S. Women Let it Block against Poland at VNL

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 18, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s National Team hosted a block party on Friday and Poland was the only guest. Fourteen blocks later, the U.S. Women had won their 13th-straight match at the FIVB Volleyball Nation’s League, 3-0 (29-27, 29-27, 25-14) in Rimini, Italy. The U.S. Women (13-0) will play Russia...

June 18, 2021

USAVplay Beach Q&A with Patty Dodd

USAVplay Beach is a new program designed to help young athletes from 10-15 develop their beach volleyball skills. Patty Dodd, who helps develop the program's curriculum, answered a few questions about the program.

U.S. Women's Sitting Team

June 18, 2021

Women’s Sitting Team Hosts Canada in Paralympic Preview

EDMOND, Okla. (June 17, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s Sitting Team is preparing for the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 with an exhibition match on Saturday against Canada at 7 p.m. at the Wellness Center at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. Spectators are welcome at the matches and admission is free. Masks are encouraged....

June 17, 2021

The U.S. Men Win Five Set Thriller Against the Netherlands at VNL

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 17, 2021) – The U.S. Men finish strong with a five set comeback win against the Netherlands (21-25, 25-17, 23-25, 25-15, 15-13) on Thursday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy. “Yeah it was not an easy game,” Taylor Sander said. “I think a lot of us were a...

June 16, 2021

U.S. Men Play Hard but Fall to France at VNL

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 16, 2021) – The U.S. Men’s National Team got 21 points from outside hitter T.J. DeFalco and out-blocked France 14-6, but it wasn’t enough as the U.S. fell, 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 31-29, 25-22) on Wednesday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy. The U.S. Men (5-6) will play Netherlands...

Men's U21 National Team Players

June 16, 2021

Boys, Men’s Age Group National Teams to Share Training Block in Anaheim

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 11, 2021) – USA Volleyball announces the athletes and coaches, selected by its National Team Development Program (NTDP), who will attend a joint training session for boys and men’s age group national teams on July 28-Aug in Anaheim, Calif. The athletes on the Men’s Collegiate National Training Team, the Under-21 Men’s...

June 15, 2021

Christenson, Sander Back in Action; U.S. Men Sweep Italy

The U.S. Men's National Team came out with aggressive serving and finished strong to sweep Italy, 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-21) on Tuesday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy.

Hyperice agreement

June 15, 2021

USA Volleyball Names Hyperice Official Recovery Technology Partner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. June 15, 2021 – USA Volleyball has entered a multi-year partnership with Hyperice, the industry leader in recovery technology and a pioneer of percussion, vibration, dynamic air compression and thermal technology. Hyperice has been named the Official Recovery Technology Partner of the organization through 2024. The partnership brings Hyperice’s next-generation products and...

U.S. Women's National Team competing at VNL

June 14, 2021

Undefeated U.S. Women Secure Spot in VNL Semis by Beating Turkey

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 14, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s National Team remained undefeated and secured a spot in the semifinals of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League with a 3-1 (25-21, 23-25, 25-15, 25-14) win over Turkey on Monday in Rimini, Italy. The U.S. Women (12-0) will get three days off before playing a final...

June 14, 2021

USAV Names Men’s Roster for Tokyo Olympic Games

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 14, 2021) – USA Volleyball is proud to announce the 12-player men’s team that will compete for the U.S. at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, pending approval from the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. Eight players return from the 2016 squad that won the bronze medal in Rio de Janeiro. Two athletes making their...

U.S. Women's National Team competing at VNL

June 13, 2021

U.S. Women’s Patience Pays off in Sweep of Japan at VNL

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 13, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s National Team steam train kept barreling down the track on Sunday with a sweep of Japan (25-23, 26-24, 25-20) at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy. A showdown looms on Monday as the first-place U.S. Women (11-0) will face second-place Turkey (9-2) at...

U.S. Women's National Team

June 12, 2021

U.S. Women Hold Steady to Stop Belgium’s Surge at VNL

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 12, 2021) – When Belgium picked up its serving for a second-set surge, the U.S. Women’s National Team pulled together to defeat the European side, 3-0 (25-9, 26-24, 25-20) on Saturday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy. The U.S. Women (10-0) continue to lead the VNL standings but...

Bertha Lucas

June 11, 2021

USA Volleyball Legend Bertha Lucas Dies at 102

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 11, 2021) – USA Volleyball sends its deepest condolences to the family, friends and fans of longtime volleyball player and coach Bertha Lucas, who died this week at age 102. She was a resident of Pacific Palisades, Calif. Bertha can rightfully be called a USA Volleyball legend. Her roles in the...

June 11, 2021

U.S. Men Fight Hard in Tough Loss to Serbia

The U.S. Men's National Team got close to forcing the fifth set, but fell to Serbia, 3-1 (25-23, 25-17, 19-25, 27-25) on Friday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy.

June 10, 2021

U.S. Men’s Block, Serve Too Strong for Germany

The U.S. Men's National Team came out strong and swept Germany, 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 29-27) on Thursday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy.

June 10, 2021

Olympic Beach Volleyball Team Nominated

The eight members of the U.S. Beach Volleyball Roster for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has been nominated to the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee.

June 9, 2021

U.S. Men Struggle Early and Fall to Iran

U.S. Men’s National Team improved as it went along, but fell to Iran, 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-23) on Wednesday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy.

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