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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.

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.

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.

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…

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….

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.

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.

FIVB Approves Secure Bubble Concept for 2021 VNL

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 1, 2021) – The FIVB has announced that the 2021 Volleyball Nations League (VNL) will be held with a secure bubble concept to ensure the health of all athletes and stakeholders involved and preserve the original format of the flagship annual event. This led to the cancelation of the 2021 U.S. VNL…

A Look Back at the NORCECA Champions Cup

By: Michelle Prater I had the pleasure of officiating the NORCECA Men’s and Women’s Champions Cup in Colorado Springs, Colo., last August, working alongside Americans Hansen Leong and Jung Park in addition to international officials Matt van Raalte , Lourdes Perez, Jaime Maldonado, Serge Theriault, Denny Cespedes and Edgar la Forest. Our matches ran smoothly,…

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…