Hometown: Denver, Colo.
Birth Year: 1985
Height: 6-9 (205cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90kg)
College: UC Irvine
Joined Team: 2013
- Started and won two matches at the 2014 NORCECA World Championship Qualifier as the U.S. Men took the gold medal
- Led UC Irvine to the 2009 NCAA National Championship with a comeback victory in the final after being down 2-1 in sets. Was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player and to the All-Tournament Team
- AVCA First Team All American and All MPSF in 2009
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| Ryan Ammerman sets in 2014.
- Selected to the preliminary roster for the 2013 and 2014 World League teams
- Participated in the 2014 USAV Cup matches against Iran
- Won two national championships with UC Irvine in 2007 and 2009
- Attended UC Irvine 2005-09
- Started playing volleyball in 2002 and played for Chaparral High School and the Colorado Gold club team, which finished second at the 2003 USAV Boys’ Nationals. Boys’ volleyball is not a sanctioned sport in Colorado high schools
- Was an alternate for the 2003 Boys’ Youth National Team and MVP of the USAV Developmental Camp
- Parents are Brett and Maria Ammerman. Maria played volleyball for the University of Alaska-Anchorage and Brett played club volleyball at Purdue
- Is the oldest of eight children. Brothers are Luke (1991), Dalton (1991) and Sebastian (2005). Sisters are Sarah (1987), Hannah (2000), Emma (2002) and Mary (2007).
- Brother Dalton played on the 2008 Boys’ Youth National Volleyball Team and also at Long Beach State. Sister Sarah played volleyball at Texas A&M
- Was born in Anchorage, Alaksa
"I feel great. To be here with this team and these guys is great. This tournament is a nice stepping stone, and I'm happy to be here competing with some of the best players in America. I'm very fortunate to be a part of this." – Ryan Ammerman in the Colorado Springs Gazette on playing at the 2014 NORCECA World Championship Qualifier.
Ryan Ammerman happy to be back in Colorado Springs – Colorado Springs Gazette
UC Irvine defeats Southern Calif. For NCAA volleyball title – USA Today
Last updated Jan., 2015
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