Name: Emma Schieck
Position: Outside Hitter
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Height: 5-7
DOB: 8/6/2001
Hometown: Statesville, N.C.
High School: South Iredell High School (Statesville, N.C.) ‘19
College: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ‘23, Sports Administration and Communication Studies
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); One-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2019
  • Medals: 1 (1 gold)
  • Gold – 2019
Personal: Parents are Charles and Elizabeth Schieck...Brothers are Thomas and Alexander Schieck, and sister is Abigail Schieck...Due to complications at birth, she suffered nerve damage which affected her left shoulder/arm...As a result, her arm does not straighten, fully rotate, or go behind her back, called a brachial plexus injury...Began playing volleyball when she was 7 years old and started sitting volleyball in 2017...Plays standing volleyball with Precision Athletics Volleyball Club in Mooresville, N.C....Passionate about community service...Hobbies include watching movies, TV shows, photography and psychology...Works as an intern with USA Triathlon in Constituent Relationships.