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Max Holt


Max Holt

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Birth Year: 1987
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6-10 (205 cm)
College: Penn State
Joined Team: 2009


  • Finished the 2014 season as the U.S. Men's leading blocker and server and was their third-leading scorer (268 points on 160 kills, 67 blocks, 41 aces in 100 sets). 
  • Finished the 2013 season as the U.S. Men’s second-leading scorer (177 points; 3.05 points per set) and leading blocker (54 blocks; .93 blocks per set)
  • Named No. 1 blocker on the 2014 all-star team at the FIVB Grand Champions Cup after finishing with 17 blocks (.85 blocks per set)
  • Named USAV's 2013 Male Indoor Most Improved Player
  • Was an alternate on the 2012 U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team
  • Finished the 2011 season with 76 points on 49 kills, seven blocks and six aces in 39 sets played
  • Played in 41 sets for the U.S. Men in 2010, finishing with 57 points on 41 kills (0.372 hitting percentage), 13 blocks (0.32 blocks per set) and three aces (.07 aces per set)
  • Played on the 2009 Pan American Cup team that won the gold medal in Chiapas, Mexico

2015 – NORCECA Champions Cup (Silver Medal). 
2014 – FIVB World Championship... FIVB World League (Gold Medal). 
2013 – FIVB Grand Champions Cup... NORCECA Continental Championship (Gold Medal)... FIVB World League. 
2012 – FIVB World League (Silver Medal). 
2011 – FIVB World Cup... NORCECA Men's Continental Championship (Silver Medal)... London Volleyball International Invitational (Bronze Medal)…  FIVB World League.
2010 – FIVB World Championship. FIVB World League. 
2009 – Pan American Cup (Gold Medal). 
2007 – FIVB Men’s Junior World Championship (7th). 
2006 – NORCECA Men’s Junior Continental Championship (Silver Medal). 
2005 – Four Nations Tournament.


  • Majored in journalism at Penn State
  • Was an AVCA First Team All-American as he led Penn State to the 2009 NCAA Championship match 
  • Was a starting middle blocker on the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team that finished second to Cuba at the 2006 NORCECA Continental Championship in Monterrey, Mexico where he was named the tournament’s Best Blocker.

Updated in Sept. 2015

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