Men's Collegiate National Team
The 2023 Men's Collegiate National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 17, 2024) – Twenty of the country’s top collegiate volleyball players have been selected for the 2024 Men’s Collegiate National Team.

The Men’s Collegiate National Team will train June 23-29 in Anaheim, Calif., at the national team training center.

The setters on the team are Donovan Constable, Tyler Morgan and Henry Wedbush. The liberos are Ryan Merk, Cole Power and Paul Wyszynski.

The opposites are Geste Bianchi, Jalen Phillips and Miller Trubey.

The outside hitters are Luke Benson, Dillon Klein, AJ Lewis, Trent Moser and Patrick Rogers.

The middle blockers are Ben Braun, Sean McQuiggan, Nicodemus Meyer, Will Patterson, Cameron Thorne and Micah Wong Diallo.

Nickie Sanlin, director of volleyball and head men’s coach at McKendree University, will serve as the team’s head coach. Spencer Wickens (Stanford), Luke Reynolds (Pepperdine) and Leandro Vissotto (South Florida) will assist her.

“It is an honor to represent USA Volleyball and its Men’s National Team in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” Sanlin said. “The chance to lead an amazing group of experienced coaches and be a part of the Olympic pipeline with some of our nation’s best collegiate talent will be a rewarding experience. Seeing some of these young men grow from fledging volleyball players to Olympic hopefuls is truly inspiring.

Name (Pos., Height, Birth year, Hometown, College, USAV Region)
Luke Benson
(OH, 6-7 2002, Newbury Park, Calif., BYU, Southern California Region)
Geste Bianchi (Opp, 6-6, 2002, Laguna Beach, Calif., UCSB, Southern California Region)
Ben Braun (MB, 6-11, 2002, Rancho Mirage, Calif., Long Beach State, Southern California Region)
Donovan Constable (S, 6-1, 2003, Clovis, Calif., Cal State Northridge, Northern California Region)
Dillon Klein (OH, 6-6, 2003, Pacific Palisades, Calif., USC, Southern California Region)
AJ Lewis (OH, 6-5, 2001, Shorewood, Ill., Lindenwood, Great Lakes Region)
Sean McQuiggan (MB, 6-11, 2002, Redondo Beach, Calif., UCLA, Southern California Region)
Ryan Merk (L, 6-0, 2003, Chicago, Ill., Penn State, Great Lakes Region)
Nicodemus Meyer (MB 6-10, 2003, Franklin, Wis., Loyola of Chicago, Badger Region)
Tyler Morgan (S, 6-7, 2003, Dike-New Hartford, Iowa, Lewis University, Iowa Region)|
Trent Moser (OH, 6-7, 2003, Gilber, AZ, Grand Canyon University, Arizona Region)
Will Patterson (MB, 6-10, 2004, Loveland, Ohio, Ball State, Ohio Valley Region)
Jalen Phillips (Opp, 6-6, 2004, Anaheim, Calif., Cal State Northridge, Southern California Region)
Cole Power (L, 5-11, 2001, Huntingdon, Beach, Calif., UC Irvine, Southern California Region)
Patrick Rogers (OH, 6-7, 2004, Rutherford, N.J., Ball State, Garden Region)
Cameron Thorne (MB, 6-4 2004, Hollywood, Calif., UCLA, Florida Region)
Miller Trubey (Opp, 6-11, 2004, Dallas, Texas, North Texas)
Henry Wedbush (S, 6-4, 2001, Manhattan Beach, Calif., Princeton, Southern California Region)
Micah Wong Diallo (MB, 6-9, 2004, Los Angeles, Calif., UCLA, SoCal Region)
Paul Wyszynski (L, 5-9, 2003, Northbrook, Ill., George Mason, Great Lakes Region)

Head Coach: Nickie Sanlin, McKendree University
Assistant Coach: Spencer Wickens, Stanford University
Assistant Coach: Luke Reynolds, Pepperdine University
Assistant Coach: Leandro Vissotto, Olympian Brazil MNT, South Florida
Performance Analyst: Alex Hurlburt, The Volleyball Institute
Athletic Trainer: Jacob Melgar
Team Leader: Kyle Thompson, University of Maryland