November 16, 2021

USAV and AVP Enter Strategic Alliance for Beach Volleyball

AVP, the U.S. premier professional beach volleyball organization and longest-running domestic tour, and USA Volleyball, the national governing body for beach, indoor and sitting volleyball, announced today a new partnership in an ongoing effort to grow and enhance the sport of beach volleyball within the United States.

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May 28, 2021

U.S. Men’s Sitting Team Makes it to Paralympic Qualifier

UPDATE: The U.S. Men’s Sitting Team plays Canada for fifth place at the Paralympic Qualification Tournament on Saturday at 3 a.m. CT. Watch LIVE at COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 28, 2021) – The U.S. Men’s Sitting Team is finally on its way. It is finally time for the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification...

May 16, 2021

Sitting Teams Have Different Views as Paralympic Games Draw Closer

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 16, 2021) – With 100 days to go until the Tokyo Paralympic Games, which begin Aug. 24, the U.S. Women’s and Men’s Sitting National Teams are in two different places. The U.S. WSNT, ranked No. 1 in the world, goes into Tokyo as the defending gold medalist. The team qualified in...

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...

Paralympic athletes Eric Duda and Nicky Nieves

January 22, 2021

Paralympians Step Forward to Represent Fellow Athletes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 22, 2021) – Two USA Volleyball Paralympians have accepted leadership roles to represent their fellow athletes. Paralympian Nicky Nieves has been elected as the women’s sitting volleyball representative to the USA Volleyball Board of Directors. Paralympian Eric Duda has been elected as USA Volleyball’s representative to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic...

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...

October 6, 2020

Coaches Celebrate Their Special Day

Coaches talk about why they love what they do.

August 18, 2020

Kessel Has Played Big Role for USAV

Development Director John Kessel has helped coach the coaches for 35 years at USAV

July 14, 2020

Charlie Swearingen Makes a Difference in the Medical World

U.S. Men's Sitting Team player Charlie Swearingen has been working with communities to teach methods to treat COVID-19.

April 24, 2020

USAV Sitting Players, Coaches Recognized by WPV

Seven recognized by World ParaVolley

March 12, 2020

Men’s Final Paralympic Qualifier Canceled in USA

U.S. Men's Sitting Team was set to host 7-team tournament March 16-21 in Edmond, Oklahoma

March 4, 2020

Mens Sitting Team Sets Paralympic Qualifier Roster

Winner of Tokyo 2020 Men's Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament set for March 16-21 in Edmond, Oklahoma books trip to 2020 Paralympic Games

February 12, 2020

Final Paralympic Qualifier Schedule Set for U.S. Men

2020 Men's Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament set for March 16-21 in Edmond, Oklahoma

February 5, 2020

Men’s Sitting Volleyball’s Edgar Laforest Passes Away

Laforest competed for U.S. in 2016 Paralympics and was an international referee

December 20, 2019

Zach Upp Named USAV Male Sitting Player of Year

Youngest player on team earns USA Volleyball's top annual honor for men's sitting volleyball

October 17, 2019

U.S. Men’s Sitting Team to Host Paralympic Qualifier

Team USA to host Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament March 16-21 in Edmond, Oklahoma

August 28, 2019

Silver for Men’s Sitting at Parapan Am Games

The U.S. falls to Brazil during the Parapan American Games gold-medal match.

August 27, 2019

Men’s Sitting Team into Parapan Gold-Medal Match

Team USA sweeps Canada in semifinals, one win from 2020 Paralympic Games

August 26, 2019

Men’s Sitting Team Sweeps Canada at Parapan Ams

Team USA advances to Tuesday semifinals with a 4-1 pool play record

August 26, 2019

Men’s Sitting Team Wins Twice at Parapan Ams

Team USA improves to 3-1 and concludes pool play on Monday against Canada

August 25, 2019

U.S. Men’s Sitting Team Splits on Parapan Am Opening Day

Team USA overwhelms Peru, falls to world's No. 2 Brazil in four-setter

August 19, 2019

Sitting Teams Ready for Parapan Am Games in Lima

U.S. Men seek Tokyo 2020 bid while U.S. Women look to get better with bid already in hand