Loretta Race contributed to this report. On the day Tokyo 2020 organizers announced that new Olympic venues’ construction is on track,…
Current Minnesota head coach Hugh McCutcheon is being inducted for his work with the U.S. Men’s National Team and U.S. Women’s National Team, which he led to gold at the 2008 Olympics and silver at the 2012 Olympics, respectively.
Kawika Shoji, Micah Christenson, and Erik Shoji took the time to hold a youth clinic in Hawaii. It is the second edition of the Shoji Christenson Volleyball Clinic and it will benefit Special Olympics Hawaii.
Jeff Jendryk will start his professional career in Germany with the Berlin Recycling Volleys. It is reported he will join Americans Ben Patch and Kyle Russell. Berlin has won the German Bundesliga the past 3 seasons.
Mikhaylov didn’t play at all during the tournament’s preliminary stages, but went huge in the Final 6 to lead Russia to gold while dropping only 1 set in 4 matches.
The United States men finished out their grueling rollercoaster ride at the VNL Final Six with a bronze medal around their necks after sweeping Brazil on Sunday.
U.S. men’s coach John Speraw had to make several adjustments at this year’s Volleyball Nations League, and while it didn’t result in victory, it seems they’ve hit their best combination late against France.
Stephen Boyer’s 31 point outburst led France past the United States despite a comeback effort from the Americans.
France’s serve and attack sliced through Serbia as they join Russia as Pool winners on the day with the semifinals next.
The United States used an entirely different starting lineup on Friday against Russia than the day before. John Speraw has now started all 14 players on his roster in the VNL Final Six.