Name: James Stuck
Position: Middle blocker
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Discipline(s): Sitting Volleyball
Height: 6-5
Birthplace: New Kensington, Pa.
Hometown: New Kensington, Pa.
High School: Valley High School
College: University of Central Oklahoma
Paralympic Experience
  • 2016: Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (8th Place)
World Championship Experience
  • 2018: World ParaVolley World Championships (8th Place)
  • 2014: World ParaVolley World Championships (10th Place)
  • 2010: World ParaVolley World Championships (10th Place)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019: Parapan American Games (Silver)
  • 2018: ParaVolley Pan American Championships (6th Place)
  • 2017: ParaVolley Pan American Championships (Silver)
  • 2016: ParaVolley Intercontinental Cup (6th Place)
  • 2015: Parapan American Games (Silver)
  • 2012: Intercontinental Cup
  • 2011: Parapan American Games (Silver)
  • 2010: Parapan American Championship (Silver); WOWD World Cup
  • 2009: Parapan American Championship (Gold)
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  • Was the starting setter during all six matches at the 2016 Intercontinental Cup
  • Was named the USA Volleyball Male Sitting Athlete of the Year in 2012, 2013 and 2018
  • Army Veteran who served in the 101st Airborne Division
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  • Lost most of his right leg in Iraq in December 2005 when his Humvee struck a roadside bomb
  • His Paralympic career began when he met an ambassador while recovering at the Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. in 2006. Began training with the team full-time in 2007
  • Was a former stand-out in soccer at Valley High School in New Kensington, Pa.
Personal: Married to Kim (Proctor) Stuck... the couple has three sons... Appears in a poster in the movie "The International" starring Clive Owen and Naomi Watts... Has coached girls' volleyball with the Lake Tapps Volleyball Club