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May 2, 2021

Girls 18s National Championship Gives Teams One Last Hurrah

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 30, 2021) – After a year off due to the pandemic, the USA Volleyball Girls 18s National Championship stormed back in 2021, giving teams one last chance to compete. The tournament wrapped with five champions crowned after three days of competition, April 23-25 in Columbus, Ohio. Premier Nebraska 18 Gold from...

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Refs at High Performance Championships

December 9, 2020

High Performance Championships: A Look Back

By: Jennifer Vander Meer My first year at High Performance Championships was amazing and one I will always remember, from the coaches to the atmosphere to the cadre. I will never forget stopping my first match on the first day with a score of 2-3 in the second set due to a water main break...

Service Dog

December 9, 2020

Four Legs in Support of One

By: Elliot Blake, Manager, Sitting Volleyball and USAV National Referee and Scorer Editor’s Note: the latest Rules Interpretations addresses service animals in the bench area. This article provides background information for that ruling. My dog Diesel is a butthead, but boy do I love him. He has a strange addiction to tennis balls, and I...

Zach Upp

December 9, 2020

Dude, Where’s My Arm?

By: Elliot Blake, Manager, Sitting Volleyball, and USAV National Referee and Scorer Whether its homework, lunch money, shoes or anything else around the house, kids these days just lose everything. Take current U.S. Men’s Sitting National Team member (and reigning USAV men’s sitting player of the year) Zach Upp. All he was trying to do...

NORECECA Beach Officials course participants.

December 9, 2020

NORCECA Continental Beach Referee Course Wrap-up

By Kirsten Boessneck, Magdalena Gleaves and Troy Gravett Early in the afternoon on Nov. 19, 2019, we emerged from the airport in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. While the Caribbean nation is known for its warm beach resorts, the three of us had more serious interests at hand. We were representing the United States’ growing pool...

December 8, 2020

Despite Pandemic, U.S. Players Find Jobs Overseas

USA Volleyball has processed 277 transfer certificates allowing players to compete overseas

December 7, 2020

USAV Selects Phoenix to Host HP Championship

Competition focuses on rising stars in the national teams pipeline

November 19, 2020

National Teams Update: China in Play

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 18, 2020) – The 2020 season has started for China’s women’s pro league where U.S. National Team members Jordan Larson (far left in photo) and Kelsey Robinson are both playing. The Chinese season will be very short, Nov. 8-Dec. 19. Foreign players had to quarantine for roughly three weeks before they...

November 11, 2020

Sitting Team Vets Get 2nd Chance to Rep USA

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 11, 2020) – Veterans Day is celebrated on Nov. 11 in remembrance of Armistice Day, the cease fire of World War I. World War I ended on Nov. 11, 1918, at 11:11 a.m. The holiday was officially changed to Veterans Day in 1954. Six players on the U.S. Men’s Sitting Team...

November 9, 2020

Dalhausser, Mewhirter Win Best of Beach Titles

Dalhausser and Avery Drost beat Crabb brothers for the men's title. Mewhirter and Kelly Claes take women's title

November 5, 2020

Top Athletes to Play for Title of Best of the Beach

Beach paravolley exhibitions will also be part of Florida Region tournament

November 4, 2020

National Teams Update: Play Begins in Japan

Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson makes her debut with Hisamitsu Springs

November 3, 2020

Rocky Mountain Region Returns to the Court

With a comprehensive plan in place, Rocky Mountain Region has started Fall Power Leagues.

October 27, 2020

The Amazing Race Recap: Taxi Turmoil

Our teams battle taxi drivers, deadly wheels and plastic horns to try to stay in the race

October 20, 2020

Evansville, Ind., to Host Men’s Volleyball Nations League

International men’s volleyball is headed for the Hoosier State

October 19, 2020

The Amazing Race Recap: Let’s Get It Started

The McKibbin Brothers and 10 other teams begin their race around the globe

October 15, 2020

National Teams Update: Germany Begins Play

Cody Kessel steps up to play opposite and help the Berlin Recycling Volleys win the SuperCup

October 6, 2020

Coaches Celebrate Their Special Day

Coaches talk about why they love what they do.

October 5, 2020

USOPC Recognizes USAV for HBCU Grant

USA Volleyball will be presented with the 2020 DEI Choice Award at the USOPC Assembly on Thursday, Oct. 8

September 29, 2020

Club Cactus Juniors: Helping More Kids Play Volleyball

Club Cactus Juniors is a proud Sister Club to Starlings Tucson, but that's just one way it is helping share the sport.

September 29, 2020

Las Vegas to Host 2021 USAV Girls Junior Nationals

Event will take place June 26-July 5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center

September 28, 2020

National Teams Update: Turkish Delights

U.S. Women's players finding success in Turkish league