Name: Benjamin Aman
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Discipline(s): Sitting Volleyball
Position: Outside hitter
Height: 6-5
Weight: 165
DOB: 3/26/1992
Birthplace: Tacoma, Wash.
Hometown: Tacoma, Wash.
High School: Eielson AFB
College: Rose State College
Paralympic Experience
  • 2016: Rio de Janeiro Paralympics (8th place)
World Championship Experience
  • 2014: ParaVolley World Championships (10th Place)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016: ParaVolley Intercontinental Cup (6th Place)
  • 2013: ParaVolley Pan American Sitting Volleyball Zonal Championships in (Silver)
  • DID YOU KNOW:
  • Joined the U.S. Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team in 2012
  • Lost the front half of his right foot after getting it caught under a lawn mower when he was five years old
Personal: Parents are David and Laurie Aman...Has two sisters, Jordan (1993) and Addie (1995)...Ben most admires his grandpa because, “He started from nothing and showed that hard work and dedication will always succeed. He is in his 70’s now and he is still working hard and proving that you never give up on your dreams, no matter how old you are.”