Name: Whitney Dosty
Position: Outside Hitter
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Height: 6-3
DOB: 2/25/1988
Birthplace: Tucson, Ariz.
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Salpoint Catholic High School (Tucson, Ariz.) ‘06
College: University of Arizona ‘10, Family Studies
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); One-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 U23 NORCECA Championship, gold (standing)
  • 2007 U20 FIVB World Championship, 4th (standing)
  • Played on the 2006 U.S. Women's Junior National Team that won a gold medal at the NORCECA Championship
  • Member of the 2005 U.S. Girls' Youth National Team
  • Named 2005 Southern Arizona Player of the Year by both the Arizona Daily Star and the Tucson Citizen
Personal: Parents are Robbie and Toni Dosty... Robbie played basketball for Arizona... Has a sister named Sybil who played basketball at Arizona State University and also professionally... Was a ballerina who studied in New York with Alvin Ailey, American Ballet Theatre and the Dance Theatre of Harlem... Has also modeled and enjoys blogging about fashion ... Admires Venus and Serena Williams "because they are such great role models for women and young girls everywhere. The are strong, beautiful and courageous."...Started played sitting volleyball after an ankle injury ended her standing career...Is a fashion blogger and a buyer/stylist at a local boutique...Swimsuit designer for women with long torsos, focused on sustainability for Wavelength Swimwear.