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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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Beach Volleyball Player diving for the ball

April 28, 2021

Beach Tour Junior Championship Flying to Florida in 2021

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 28, 2021) – Junior beach players, get ready for Florida! USA Volleyball will hold the 2021 USA National Beach Tour Junior Championship on July 10-15 in Fort Lauderdale. The Junior Championship is USA Volleyball’s largest beach competition of the season, boasting 506 teams in 2019, and prizes include medals and USAV...

April 27, 2021

Final Cancun Tournament Begins Wednesday

Eleven U.S. Beach National Team duos will wrap up their time in Cancun with Tournament 3 of the Cancun Hub. It is one of three remaining Olympic Qualification tournaments left on the FIVB World Tour.

Alix Klineman and April Ross on the podium of Cancun Hub Tournament 2

April 26, 2021

Second Medal of 2021 is Bronze for Alix and April

April Ross and Alix Klineman sweep the Netherlands for the pair's second podium finish in three tournaments this year.

U.S. Men's Sitting Team

April 24, 2021

Men’s Sitting Team Staying ready for Qualifier

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 24, 2021) – The U.S. Men’s Sitting Team has a training camp this weekend at its home base in Edmond, Okla., as it prepares for its World ParaVolley Paralympic Qualifier on May 31-June 4 in Duisburg, Germany. The U.S. Men’s Sitting Team will battle six other teams, with the winner earning...

April 22, 2021

NCAA Semifinal Players Have NTDP Experience

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 22, 2021) – Four teams remain in the 2020 NCAA DI Women’s Volleyball National Championship. In Thursday’s semifinals, No. 2 Kentucky will face No. 6 Washington and No. 1 Wisconsin will take on No. 4 Texas. All four teams are packed with players that have been part of USA Volleyball’s National...

Girls 18s National Championship

April 22, 2021

Girls 18s Nationals Returns to Court in Columbus

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 22, 2021) – The USA Volleyball Girls 18s Junior National Championship returns in 2021 on April 23-25 with 266 teams with approximately 3,300 athletes set to compete at the Greater Columbus (Ohio) Convention Center. After missing 2020 due to the pandemic, the 18-and-under age group event celebrates its fifth year as...

April 21, 2021

U.S. Beach National Team Begins Second Cancun Tournament

Several pairs of the U.S. Beach National Team continue qualifying during Tournament 2 of the Cancun hub. The tournament runs April 22-26, 2021, with country quota matches taking place April 21.

April 19, 2021

Not Two Be for Beach National Team

Five U.S. beach teams tied for ninth place at the first tournament held at the FIVB's Cancun hub over the weekend. The second tournament begins Thursday, April 22, with country quotas taking place one day earlier.

A three-week tournament hub begins Friday in Cancun.

April 15, 2021

Race for Tokyo Resumes with Cancun Hub

The next three weeks will be critical for the U.S. Beach National Team as the first of three Olympic Qualification tournaments kicks off Friday, April 16, in Cancun, Mexico.

Trevor Crabb and Tri Bourne

April 14, 2021

Bourne/Crabb Move into Qualifier in Cancun

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 14, 2021) – The U.S. beach team of Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb will begin the FIVB World Tour four-star event in Cancun in the qualifier bracket rather than in the country quota. The change comes because the U.S. team of Chase Budinger/Casey Patterson dropped out of the event. With 2,000...

April 14, 2021

Tokyo Olympics Only 100 Days Away

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 14, 2021) – After a one-year delay of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, what is another 100 days? USA Volleyball’s national teams will be more than ready to compete when the Games begin on July 23 this year. We are still waiting to find out which beach teams will qualify and...

Jordan Larson

April 12, 2021

National Teams Update: Larson Wins AU Title

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 12, 2021) – U.S. Women’s National Team Captain and outside hitter Jordan Larson became the first ever as the first Athletes Unlimited Volleyball Champion on Monday at the end of the league’s five-week season. Larson, the captain of Team Gold, entered her final match of the season with a significant 822-point...

March 25, 2021

U.S. Beach Olympic Qualifying Update

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 25, 2021) – The 2021 race for beach volleyball slots at the Tokyo Olympic Games got off to a good start at the FIVB World Tour four-star event on March 8-12 in Doha, Qatar. USA Volleyball placed two teams each in the women’s and the men’s medal matches and came away...

Jamie Davis

March 24, 2021

USA Volleyball Signs MOUs with Japanese Training Sites

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 24, 2021) – USA Volleyball signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on Tuesday with three groups in Japan that will host U.S. teams preparing for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Mishima City, Japan plans to host the U.S. Men’s National Team for training prior to the start of the Tokyo Olympic Games,...

College women's volleyball team

March 18, 2021

USA Volleyball Adds Collegiate Division to Open National Championship

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 17, 2021) – For the first time, college players will have a competition of their own in conjunction with the USA Volleyball Open National Championship. USAV will host a Collegiate National Championship as part of its 2021 Open National Championship on May 28-30 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky....

Michelle Bartsch-Hackley

March 16, 2021

Updated Professional Club Transfer List for 2020-21

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 16, 2021) – USA Volleyball has updated its transfer list for the 2020-21 professional club season. USA Volleyball has processed 301 transfer certificates (230 women and 71 men) for the 2020-21 season. These certificates allow U.S. citizens to play professional volleyball in other countries. For the women, Germany leads the way...

March 12, 2021

Klineman/Ross Claim Katara Cup Gold

Alix Klineman and April Ross won gold at the Katara Beach Volleyball Cup Friday, and Taylor Crabb and Jake Gibb won bronze. In all four American duos reached the semifinal round, the first time in 10 years two men's and two women's pairs reached the semis at the same tournament.

The U.S. Beach National Team returns to the sand at the 2021 Katara Cup.

March 5, 2021

Race for Tokyo Reignites in Doha

Eight U.S. Beach National Team pairs will compete at the Katara Cup, a four-star tournament in Doha, Qatar, as the race for an Olympic berth reignites.

Karsta Lowe

February 23, 2021

Athletes Unlimited League Play Begins This Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2021) – The U.S. women’s professional volleyball league Athletes Unlimited debuts Friday, giving fans a place to watch the sport they love and giving some U.S. athletes a chance to play in-country. Among the U.S. athletes who will play for Athletes Unlimited are current U.S. National Team players Tori Dixon,...

Sarah Sponcil and Kelly Claes hug after a match victory

February 18, 2021

Beach Teams Battle for Qualifier Slots at Doha Four-Star

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2021) – Two U.S. men’s beach volleyball teams and one women’s team have qualified for the Katara Cup, an FIVB four-star event on March 8-12 in Doha, Qatar. USA Volleyball held a country quota qualifier for the event on Thursday at Huntington Beach, Calif. Four men’s teams competed for two...

Two women's volleyball players cheer for their teamamtes

February 18, 2021

National Teams Update: Champions League Quarterfinals

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 17, 2021) – Several women’s and men’s pro club teams with U.S. players advanced to the quarterfinals of the CEV Champions league. On the women’s side, Italy’s Igor Gorgonzola Novara, with U.S. setter Micha Hancock and middle blocker Haleigh Washington will face Turkey’s Fenerbahçe Opet Istanbul, which recently acquired outside hitter...