COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 26, 2021) – Three U.S. volleyball players will be inducted into the International Volleyball Hall of Fame (IVHF) with the class of 2021.
Three-time indoor Olympian and gold-medal winner Clay Stanley; four-time indoor Olympian and two-time silver-medal winner Logan Tom; and two-time beach Olympian and gold-medal winner Todd Rogers will be inducted along with five others on Oct. 15-16 in Holyoke, Mass.
“It is great to be opening up in the U.S. and it is even better that we will get to meet in-person later this year in Holyoke to honor this amazing Class of 2021” said IVHF President Steve Bishop, also the President of the Florida Region of USA Volleyball. “After a pause in 2020 due to the pandemic, we have expanded our 2021 class to recognize even more legends in our sport and continue this annual tradition.”
The IVHF has inducted 146 individuals from 24 countries into its historic Hall of Fame – those totals will rise to 155 inductees from 25 countries after the 2021 event.
The other volleyball greats being inducted are four-time Olympian and two-time gold medal winner Giovane Gavio (Brazil); four-time Olympian, two-time gold and two-time silver medal winner Sergio Dutra Santos (Brazil); two-time Olympic gold medal winner Taismary Aguero (Cuba/Italy); six-time Olympian winning one gold, a silver, and two bronze medals Sergey Tetyukhin (Russia); and former President of the European Confederation and Second Executive Vice President of the FIVB Andre Meyer (Luxembourg) inducted as a leader.
To view the hall of famers getting the good news, visit VolleyHall.org.
The 2021 International Volleyball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and events will take place in and around Holyoke, Mass., on Oct. 15-16, 2021. Tickets are available at VolleyHall.org/Induction-Celebration.
Plans are still being made with Covid-19 considerations for safe induction events. Volleyball enthusiasts are encouraged to become members of the IVHF through its new membership program, which will provide behind-the-scenes and exclusive content before, during and after Induction Weekend. For more information on the membership program, visit VolleyHall.org/memberships.