United States women's national volleyball team

The United States women's national volleyball team participates in international volleyball competitions and friendly games, and is governed by USA Volleyball. The current head coach is three-time Olympic gold medalist and retired dominant beach volleyball professional Karch Kiraly.[1]

United States
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AssociationUSA Volleyball
ConfederationNORCECA
Head coachKarch Kiraly
FIVB ranking2 (as of September, 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances11 (First in 1964)
Best resultSilver Runners-Up (1984, 2008, 2012)
World Championship
Appearances15 (First in 1956)
Best resultGold Champions (2014)
World Cup
Appearances10 (First in 1973)
Best resultSilver medal with cup.svg Runners-Up (2011)
www.usavolleyball.org

Before 2014, the United States women's national volleyball team had achieved second place six times in major competitions (1967 World Women's Volleyball Championship, 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, 2002 World Women's Volleyball Championship, 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, 2011 World Cup, 2012 London Olympic Games) but had never reached the top. In 2014, the team had a breakthrough to capture its first-ever major title by defeating China in the World Women's Volleyball Championship final.

Tournament recordEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

  Champions    Runners up    Third place    Fourth place

World ChampionshipEdit

  Champions    Runners up    Third place    Fourth place

World CupEdit

World Grand Champions CupEdit

Nations LeagueEdit

  Champions    Runners up    Third place    Fourth place

World Grand PrixEdit

  Champions    Runners up    Third place    Fourth place

NORCECA ChampionshipEdit

  Champions    Runners up    Third place    Fourth place

Pan American GamesEdit

  Champions    Runners up    Third place    Fourth place

Pan American CupEdit

  Champions    Runners up    Third place    Fourth place

Final Four CupEdit

Montreux Volley MastersEdit

  Champions    Runners up    Third place    Fourth place

Current squadEdit

Head coach:   Karch Kiraly[2]

No. Position Name Date of Birth Caps Height Weight Spike Block 2019–20 Club
SET Lauren Carlini 28 February 1995 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in) 300 cm (9 ft 10 in)   THY
SET Micha Hancock 10 November 1992 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in) 297 cm (9 ft 9 in)   Novara
SET Jordyn Poulter 31 July 1997 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 313 cm (10 ft 3 in) 295 cm (9 ft 8 in)   Chieri
SET Samantha Seliger-Swenson 24 February 1997 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 308 cm (10 ft 1 in) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in)   Béziers
LIB Amanda Benson 9 March 1993 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 265 cm (8 ft 8 in) 257 cm (8 ft 5 in)   Viteos NUC
LIB Megan Courtney 27 October 1993 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 315 cm (10 ft 4 in) 300 cm (9 ft 10 in)   Pallavolo Scandicci
LIB Mary Lake 16 September 1998 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 263 cm (8 ft 8 in) 257 cm (8 ft 5 in)   Brigham Young University
LIB Justine Wong-Orantes 6 October 1995 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 282 cm (9 ft 3 in) 277 cm (9 ft 1 in)   Schwerin
MB Rachael Adams 3 June 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 318 cm (10 ft 5 in) 307 cm (10 ft 1 in)   Aydın Büyükşehir Belediyespor
MB Foluke Akinradewo 5 October 1987 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 331 cm (10 ft 10 in) 300 cm (9 ft 10 in)   Hisamitsu Springs
MB Rhamat Alhassan 7 September 1996 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 343 cm (11 ft 3 in) 320 cm (10 ft 6 in)   Caserta
MB Tori Dixon 4 August 1992 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 307 cm (10 ft 1 in) 295 cm (9 ft 8 in)   Beijing
MB Chiaka Ogbogu 15 April 1995 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 340 cm (11 ft 2 in) 320 cm (10 ft 6 in)   Eczacıbaşı VitrA
MB Dana Rettke 21 January 1999 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 315 cm (10 ft 4 in) 308 cm (10 ft 1 in)   University of Wisconsin
MB Jenna Rosenthal 2 June 1995 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 327 cm (10 ft 9 in) 318 cm (10 ft 5 in)   Stuttgart
MB Hannah Tapp 21 June 1995 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 297 cm (9 ft 9 in) 290 cm (9 ft 6 in)   Hitachi Rivale
MB Haleigh Washington 22 September 1995 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 320 cm (10 ft 6 in) 310 cm (10 ft 2 in)   Busto Arsizio
OH Michelle Bartsch-Hackley 12 February 1990 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in) 296 cm (9 ft 9 in)   Beijing /   VakifBank
OH Mikaela Foecke 22 February 1997 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 308 cm (10 ft 1 in) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in)   Firenze
OH Kimberly Hill 30 November 1989 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 320 cm (10 ft 6 in) 310 cm (10 ft 2 in)   Conegliano
OH Roni Jones-Perry 20 January 1997 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in) 297 cm (9 ft 9 in)   Brescia /   Radomka
OH Madi Kingdon-Rishel 20 April 1993 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 307 cm (10 ft 1 in) 298 cm (9 ft 9 in)   Turkish Airlines
OH Jordan Larson (c) 16 October 1986 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 302 cm (9 ft 11 in) 295 cm (9 ft 8 in)   Shanghai
OH Simone Lee 7 October 1996 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in)   Kurobe /   Stuttgart
OH Kathryn Plummer 16 October 1998 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 314 cm (10 ft 4 in) 300 cm (9 ft 10 in)   Monza
OH Kelsey Robinson 25 June 1992 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 306 cm (10 ft 0 in) 300 cm (9 ft 10 in)   Guangdong Evergrande
OH Sarah Wilhite-Parsons 30 July 1995 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in) 300 cm (9 ft 10 in)   Bauru
OPP Danielle Cuttino 22 June 1996 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 325 cm (10 ft 8 in) 306 cm (10 ft 0 in)   Casalmaggiore
OPP Andrea Drews 25 December 1993 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 316 cm (10 ft 4 in) 312 cm (10 ft 3 in)   JT Marvelous
OPP Karsta Lowe 2 February 1993 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (10 ft 4 in) 305 cm (10 ft 0 in)   Busto Arsizio
OPP Krystal Rivers 23 May 1994 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 315 cm (10 ft 4 in) 295 cm (9 ft 8 in)   Stuttgart
OPP Jordan Thompson 5 May 1997 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 320 cm (10 ft 6 in) 314 cm (10 ft 4 in)   Fenerbahçe

Notable squadsEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Position Name
Head Coach   Karch Kiraly
Assistant Coach   Slabe Luka
Assistant Coach   Erin Virtue
Assistant Coach   Tamari Miyashiro
Doctor   Lee Christopher
Team Manager   Stitz James
Physiotherapist   Kessans Kara

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karch Kiraly at TeamUSA.org
  2. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team". Team USA. Retrieved April 15, 2020.

External linksEdit