What do you want from volleyball? Whether you are a junior, high school or college player, a coach, official or volunteer, everyone is on a path to a goal. USA Volleyball will help you reach your podium.

No two paths are alike, but as members of USA Volleyball we all belong to the same exclusive club as Kerri Walsh Jennings, Matt Anderson, Foluke Akinradewo, Phil Dalhassuer, Heather Erickson and April Ross.

  • Above, you’ll find links to resources to help you on your way to your podium. Check them out!
  • Below, you will find #ThisIsMyPath stories from some people you might recognize. Did you know that 20 of the 24 U.S. Olympians on the indoor Rio rosters participated in the USAV High Performance program?

    Pave YOUR path with us!


    Foluke Akinradewo

    Olympian, 2016 (bronze); 2012 (silver)
    World Championship gold medal in 2014
    Four-time AVCA All-American at Stanford from 2005-2008
    Made International Debut with U.S. Women’s National Team in 2005
    2005 Women’s Junior National Team; FIVB U20 World Championship (11th)
    2004 Women’s Junior National Team; NORCECA U20 Championship (gold)
    2003 Girls’ Youth National Training Team

    Matt Anderson

    Two-time Olympian (2016 bronze)
    World Cup gold medalist and MVP in 2015
    Played professionally for Russia’s Zenit Kazan each winter since 2012
    2008 AVCA Co-Player of Year; led Penn St to NCAA title
    2007 Men’s Junior National Team; FIVB U21 World Championship (7th)
    2006 Men’s Junior National Team; NORCECA Championship (silver)
    2005 Boy’s Youth National Team; Four Nations Tournament

    Phil Dalhausser

    Seven-time USAV Male Beach Athlete of the Year
    Has won gold at 38 FIVB tournaments
    Has won gold at 53 AVP Tournaments
    Through 2018, holds longest streak (13 years) on the FIVB World Tour with at least one FIVB title
    2016 Olympic Games (tied for 5th)
    2012 Olympic Games (tied for 9th)
    2008 Olympic Games (gold)

    Sara Hughes

    2017 LA Sports Council Sportswomen of the Year
    2017 FIVB World Championships (9th)
    2017 AVP Tour Chicago (gold) (Part of youngest team ever to win on AVP)
    2017 World University Games (gold)
    2016, '17 NCAA team national champion
    2015 AVP New York (bronze)
    2015 AVCA team, pairs national champion
    2014 FIVB U21 World Championships (bronze)
    2013 FIVB U19 World Championships (bronze)


    Kaleo Kanahele Maclay

    2016 Paralympic Games (gold)
    2014 USAV Female Sitting Player of the Year
    2014 Sitting Volleyball World Championships (silver)
    2010 Sitting Volleyball World Championships (silver)
    2012 Paralympic Games (silver)
    Joined Oklahoma Peak Performance VBC when she was 10
    Born with a club foot

    Eric Duda

    2016 Paralympic Games (8th)
    2014 Sitting Volleyball World Championships (10th)
    2014 Male Sitting Player of the Year
    2010 Sitting Volleyball World Championships (10th)
    2007 ParaPan American Games (gold)
    2006 Sitting Volleyball World Championships (9th)
    2004 Paralympic Games (6th)
    2003 ParaPan American Games (gold)
    Born with amniotic band syndrome and is missing fingers on his left hand