Name: John Kremer
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Discipline(s): Sitting Volleyball
Position: Libero
Height: 5-9
Birthplace: Middletown, Ohio
Hometown: Buford, Ga.
High School: Franklin High School (2002)
Paralympic Experience
  • 2016: Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (8th place)
World Championship Experience
  • 2018: World ParaVolley World Championships (8th)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016: ParaVolley Intercontinental Cup (6th place)
  • 2015: Papan American Games (Silver); Sarajevo Open (5th Place)
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  • MOST NOTABLE
  • Was the starting libero for all six matches at the 2016 Intercontinental Cup
  • Named 2015 USA Volleyball Male Sitting Most Improved Player
  • Played in 2014 Invictus Games, helping U.S. Sitting Team to Silver Medal in London
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  • DID YOU KNOW
  • Served nine years in U.S. Navy as Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class
  • Was injured in Afghanistan in 2010 when he stepped on a land mine, subsequently losing both legs below the knee
  • Served as captain of U.S. Team in the 2014 Invictus Games in London
  • Started playing Sitting Volleyball in the Warrior Games and landed a spot on the U.S. Men's Sitting Volleyball A2 Team
Personal: Full name is John Michael Douglas Kremer... Parents are John and Holly Kremer... Brother is Jared Kremer and sisters are Jessica and Jemma Kremer... Wife is Gabrielle Kremer and they have a daughter named Adalyn born in 2010... Happiest moment in life was "when my daughter was born."... Hobbies are kayaking and fishing... Favorite book is Lone Survivor