And Then There Was One; U.S. Women are Last Undefeated Team at VNL

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 7, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s National Team swept South Korea (25-16, 25-12, 25-15) on Monday and is now the only unbeaten team at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy. The U.S. Women (8-0) will finish the third group of the 2021 VNL against Italy (2-6) on Tuesday at…

USAV Announces U.S. Olympic Women’s Volleyball Team

USA Volleyball is proud to announce the 12 women who will compete for the U.S. at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, pending approval from the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.

Dave Gentile Elected USA Volleyball Board Chair

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 4, 2021) – David Gentile of Kansas City, Mo., was elected as the 18th USA Volleyball Board of Directors chair during the national governing body’s board meeting held online on June 1. “I am honored and privileged to serve as the next USA Volleyball chair of the Board of Directors,” Gentile…

USAV Partners with Orreco to Support Female Athlete Health

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 25, 2021) – Seeking to better support the health of female players on its national teams, USA Volleyball is announcing a partnership with Orreco, a global leader in bio-analytics and performance for elite athletes. Orreco will provide the U.S. Indoor, Beach and Sitting national teams with its FitrWoman app and FitrCoach…

Twenty-eight to Train with Women’s Collegiate National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 20, 2021) – Twenty-eight top volleyball players from 15 universities will train in Anaheim, Calif., on June 13-18 as part of the 2021 USA Volleyball Women’s Collegiate National Team. Players on the Collegiate National Team, selected by the U.S. Women’s National Team staff and National Team Development Program (NTDP), will work…

USAVplay Camps Emphasize Fun and Fundamentals

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 17, 2021) – The USA Volleyball National Team Development Program (NTDP) has released its first-ever USAVplay camp schedule for summer 2021. USAVplay camps are designed to help young athletes develop skills and confidence in a high-energy environment, both indoors and on the beach. Both five-day, indoor USAVplay camps and three-day beach camps are open to…

Kari Miller-Ortiz Goes from Court to Booth for Paralympic Games

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 18, 2021) – Three-time Paralympian and gold medalist Kari Miller-Ortiz may have retired from the U.S. Women’s Sitting National Team, but she has not left her sport behind. NBCUniversal announced Monday that Ortiz would be the color commentator for its Tokyo sitting volleyball broadcast. She will work with retired ice dancer…

Statement on Colorado Crossroads Qualifier

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 15, 2021) – It has been brought to USA Volleyball’s attention that a club coach participating in the Colorado Crossroads tournament in Denver says she was prohibited from bringing her breastfeeding baby into the tournament. Colorado Crossroads is one qualifier event for the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship. Colorado Crossroads is…

2021 High Performance Championship Canceled

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 7, 2021) – USA Volleyball’s National Team Development Program (NTDP) has made the difficult decision to cancel its 2021 Indoor High Performance Championship, scheduled for July 21-25 in Phoenix.  The USA Volleyball High Performance Championship puts the spotlight on boys and girls teams from the USAV National Team Development Program, regional high performance teams, and teams…

NTDP Scouting Network Puts the Experts Where the Players Are

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 30, 2021) – The USA Volleyball National Team Development Program (NTDP) has enlisted 90 of the top volleyball coaches and experts in the United States to be part of its 2021 Scouting Network. The NTDP Scouting Network will serve as the NTDP talent identification process for age group national teams as…