Name: Annie Flood
Position: Setter
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Height: 5-7
Hometown: Salem, Oregon
High School: South Salem High School
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Most Notable

  • Only high school player on Team USA's 2019 World ParaVolley World Super 6 squad that won gold
  • Started training with the U.S. Women's National Sitting Volleyball Team at age 14 in 2017, then earned a spot on the top national team in 2019 while still a sophomore in high school
  • Also plays standing volleyball with Southside Volleyball Club in Salem, Oregon.

Major Competitions

  • 2019: Exhibitions vs Canada at Colorado Crossroads; Exhibitions vs. Russia at USAV Open Nationals; World ParaVolley World Super 6 (Gold)
  • 2018: Exhibitions vs Canada at USAV Open Nationals

Physical Disability: Fibular Hememilia

  • "I was born with only three toes on my right leg. My femur was shorter and my leg was also shorter. I had the option of amputation or keeping it and living my life in a wheelchair - my parents decided to amputate. I had my right foot amputated at nine months old and I got my first prosthetic at 11 months."

Path to the Sitting Volleyball National Team:: "I was introduced to sitting volleyball through a summer camp in Ohio in 2016. Shortly after I started training in the National Team A2 program and about a year later I started training with the national team in November of 2017. I joined the national team in 2019.

Did You Know

  • An athlete involved with Challenged Athletes Foundation
  • Volunteer at the elementary school her mother Linda teaches at and volunteers through the leadership program at her high school (South Salem High School).
  • Works in the nursery at her church.

Happiest Moment in Life: "Seeing my mom beat breast cancer."

Favorites

  • Food: Pasta
  • Book: The Fault in our Stars
  • Movie: Tangled
  • Athlete: Matt Anderson

Most Admired Person: "My mom because she has always been my role model in life and has taught me how to lead a good life and to always be confident with who I am."

Hobbies: Music, being with friends and family

Personal: Parents are Jeff and Linda Flood ... Older sisters are Lindsay and Maggie Flood.