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Angela Palacio

Volleyball

Angela Dehaan

Position: Outside
Height: 5-9
Hometown/ Current residence: Yuba, Cali./ Yuba, Cali.
Birth year: 1994
College/Major/Grad Year: Yuba Community College
Nature of disability: Congenital birth defect to her left hand
Joined the team: 2010

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
2015 - Parapan American Games (Gold) 
2011- Parapan American Games (Gold)

DID YOU KNOW

  • Angela has played volleyball since she was 7 years old
  • She played two years of college volleyball and was named the Most Valuable Player her sophomore year
  • The person she admires most is her brother, Kenny, who was born with profound hearing loss. He has obtained his Master’s degree and currently is a professor of American Sign Language at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Angela’s sister, Cassie Williams, played Divison 1 volleyball at Weber State University
  • In her free time, Angela’s hobbies include spending time her husband, Jose, dog, Rosie and her family. She also enjoys expanding her ASL knowledge
  • In March 2016, Angela gave birth to Camilla Rose, calling it the happiest moment of her life

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