2019 Pan American Cup Bios

Price Jarman

Price Jarman


Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6-9
Born: 1992
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
College: BYU '18
Instagram: pricejarman

Did You Know? 

  • 2018 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • With BYU, runner-up at 2016 and 2017 NCAA National Championship
  • 2017 AVCA All America Honorable Mention
  • Played high school volleyball at Bonanza High School and won the 2011 state title
  • Played for Vegas Volleyball Club
  • Parents are Dix and Kaleen Jarman; has one sister and two brothers; Dix played golf at BYU
Jonah Seif

Jonah Seif

Position: Setter
Height: 6-6
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, Calif.
College: UC Santa Barbara '16
Instagram: jonahseif

Did You Know?
  • Captain and setter for the 2017 and 2018 Pan American Cup teams
  • Member of the 2015 Pan Am Games team
  • Two-time All-American
  • Played professionally in Poland in 2016-17 and 2017-18
  • Follows the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics and Boston Red Sox
  • Parents are Ramona and Franco Seif
James Shaw

James Shaw

Position: Opposite
Height: 6-8
Hometown: Woodside, Calif.
College: Stanford '16
Instagram: jameswshaw

Did You Know?

  • Helped Stanford to a second-place finish in the 2014 NCAA Tournament as a setter
  • 2016 MPSF Player of the Year, two-time All-American and Lloy Ball Award as nation's best setter at NCAA DI-II from Off the Block
  • Has played internationally for Kioene Padova, Sir Safety Perugia
  • Played setter and opposite on the 2018 Pan Am Cup team
  • Alternate for the 2016 Olympic Team
  • Member of the U.S. Men's Junior Team that won the 2012 NORCECA U21 Continental Championship
  • Member of the 2011 Boys Youth National Team that won bronze at the U19 Pan Am Cup
  • Parents are Don and Carolyn Shaw
  • Dad was head coach of both men's and women's volleyball at Stanford for total of 27 years
  • Older sister, Jordan, played volleyball at St. Mary's College
  • Enjoys golfing, basketball, table tennis, listening to music, creating music, video games, traveling, fishing, and watching sports
Joe Worsley

Joe Worsley

Position: Setter
Height: 6-1
Hometown: Moraga, Calif.
College: University of Hawai'i '19
Instagram: j_m_worsley

Did You Know?

  • Helped Hawai'i to the NCAA final in 2019, where the Warriors lost to Long Beach State
  • 2018 AVCA All-America Second Team; all-Big West First Team
  • In 2018, ranked No. 2 nationally in assists per set (11.02)
  • Member of the 2015 Boys Youth National Team that competed at the 2015 FIVB Boys U19 World Championship
  • Played five years for Pacific Rim Volleyball Academy
  • Pacific Rim won two Boys Junior National Championships titles in 17s and 18s
  • Parents are Roger and Christine Worsley
  • Brother Gage also plays volleyball at the University of Hawaii (sophomore in 2019); Gage was a member of the 2017 U.S. Men's Junior National Team
Colton Cowell

Colton Cowell

Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-2
Hometown: Makawao, Hawai'i
College: University of Hawai'i '21
Instagram: colton.cowell 

Did You Know?

  • Played on the Hawai'i team that reached the NCAA final in 2019, losing to Long Beach State
  • Competed with Brett Rosenmeier in the 2018 World University Beach Championship; placed 13th
  • Competed with Rosenmeier in the USA Collegiate Beach Championships, finishing second in 2018 and fourth in 2017
  • Parents are Cody and Christina Cowell
Kyle Russell

Kyle Russell

Position: Outside hitter
Height: 6-9
Hometown: Loomis, Calif.
College: UC Irvine '16
Instagram: kyru15

Did You Know?

  • Played on the 2015 and 2018 Pan American Cup Teams
  • Was part of the roster for the first week of 2019 Volleyball Nations League play
  • U.S. Men's National Team debut was May 31 vs. Brazil in VNL
  • Scored 15 points on 12 kills, one block and two aces against Poland on June 1
  • Has three older sisters; sister Jamie was a middle at the University of Alaska, Anchorage
  • Two-time high school All American
Sam Holt

Sam Holt

Position: Outside hitter
Height: 6-7
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
College: Cal State Northridge '16
Instagram: samholt21

Did You Know?

  • Parents are Angie and Kim Holt
  • Younger brother of U.S. National Team member Max Holt
  • Has played internationally in Italy and for Knack Volley Roeselare in Belgium
  • Says his greatest moment in sports was "getting 47 kills to break my brother's record"
Josh Tuaniga

Josh Tuaniga

Position: Setter
Height: 6-3
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
College: Long Beach State '19
Instagram: joshy_2uh

Did You Know?
  • Helped lead Long Beach State to NCAA titles in 2018 and 2019; and to the semifinals in 2017
  • 2018 AVCA Player of the Year and Most Outstanding Player in NCAA Tournament
  • Four-time All American
  • Made his debut with the U.S. Men's National Team during the first week of 2019 VNL play
  • Started two of the three matches in the first VNL weekend
  • Played in the 2016 Pan American Games
  • Member of the 2016 Men’s Junior National Team that won the NORCECA Championship
  • Member of the 2015 Boys Youth National Team that finished seventh at the FIVB U19 World Championship
  • Member of the 2014 Boys Youth National Team that won the NORCECA U19 Championship
  • Won gold at the 2012 and 2013 Boys Junior Nationals with Huntington Beach Club. Named to the 2015 all-tournament team
David Wiczorek

David Wieczorek

Position: Outside hitter
Height: 6-8
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
College: Pepperdine '19
Instagram: davewieczorek

Did You Know?

  • 2018 All-American Second Team
  • Helped lead Pepperdine to the semifinals of the 2019 NCAA Championships
  • 2018 MPSF Player of the Year
  • 2017 AVCA All American Honorable Mention
  • 2017 and 2018 All MPSF First Team
  • 2016 All MPSF Second Team
  • 2016, 2017, 2018 Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year
  • Played club volleyball with D1 and Energy
  • Graduated from Loyola Academy in 2014
  • Parents are Al Wieczorek and Carol Vidal; has one sister named Vicky
  • Loves old muscle cars
  • His father is his biggest sports hero
Brendan Schmidt

Brendan Schmidt

Position: Middle blocker
Height: 6-8
Hometown: O'Fallon, Mo.
College: McKendree '18
Instagram: b_schmidt94

Did You Know?

  • Member of the 2018 Pan Am Cup team
  • 2016, 2017 and 2018 Academica All-MIVA
  • 2017 All-MIVA Honorable Mention
George Huhmann

George Huhmann

Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6-11
Hometown: High Ridge, Mo.
College: Princeton '20
Instagram: georgehuhmann

Did You Know?

  • 2019 AVCA Honorable Mention All American
  • Helped Princeton to the 2019 NCAA Championships, losing in quarterfinals
  • 2018 AVCA Honorable Mention All-American
  • 2018 EIVA First Team
  • 2017 EIVA Newcomer of the Year
  • 2017 EIVA First Team
  • Member of the 2015 Boys Youth Team that competed at the FIVB World Championship
  • Member of the 2016 Men’s Junior Team that won the NORCECA Championship
  • Played high school volleyball at St. Louis University HS. Also lettered in basketball and cross country
  • Enjoys kayaking, hiking and basketball
  • Parents are Doug and Patty Huhmann
Kyle Dagostino

Kyle Dagostino

Position: Libero
Height: 5-9
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
College: Stanford '19
Instagram: kyledagvolley

Did You Know?

  • Made his U.S. Men's National Team and VNL debut in Russia, June 7-9
  • Started at libero in Team USA's win over Portugal June 9
  • 2019 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention
  • 2019 All-MPSF
  • In 2019, 17th nationally in digs per set
  • All-MPSF Freshman Team in 2015
  • Member of the 2014 Boys Youth National Team
  • Member of the 2014 Men's Junior National Team
  • Parents are Randy and Lauri Dagostino
  • Older sister, Mackenzie, played volleyball at Florida
Kupono Fey

Kupono Fey

Position: Libero
Height: 6-5
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawai'i
College: University of Hawai'i '17
Instagram: kuponofey21

Did You Know?

  • 2017 All-MPSF Honorable Mention as an outside hitter
  • Has played professionally in Italy with Biosi Indexa Sora as an outside hitter
  • Parents are Kyle and Shelley Fey; Shelley played basketball for Hawai'i
  • Grandfather is UH football All-American Harry "Clown" Kahuanui
Cody Kessel

Cody Kessel

Position: Outside hitter
Height: 6-5
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
College: Princeton '15
Instagram: codykessel

Did You Know?

  • Has been playing professionally in Germany
  • 2015 AVCA All-American Second Team
  • 2014 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention
  • As a senior, ranked third nationally in points per set (5.12) and fourth in kills per set (4.25)
  • Capped his career with 1,175 kills
  • Founded the boys volleyball program at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs
  • Part of the USA Volleyball Men's Junior A2 training team in 2010
  • Son of John Kessel and Dy McKenzie
  • Father is the director of sport development at USA Volleyball and had a long career as a pro player and coach