Coach profile: Nicole Ban

“Coaching is the most rewarding career for me, and I hope that more females can find their way to do the same.” Coaching Team Canada Women’s Volleyball Sitting Team, Nicole Ban has become a leader not just nationally, but internationally. After playing volleyball at MacEwan University and professionally for Oslo...

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Bethany Zummo: Pandemic, passion, purpose

While some try to stay active at home to curb the coronavirus spread, United States libero and Rio 2016 Paralympic champion Bethany Zummo took time away from the gym to put her other skill to good use and serve her community in California. View this post on Instagram Paralympic gold...

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USAV Takes Leadership Role in Beach ParaVolley

USA Volleyball has committed itself to the relatively new discipline of Beach ParaVolley (Standing) that could ultimately see additional Team USA athletes competing at the Paralympic Games. The USA Volleyball Board of Directors recently voted to confirm its designation as the official national federation for Beach ParaVolley. Story: By USA...

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Final Results from Toronto

Thanks to Toronto, the Organizing Committee, the great volunteers, Technical Officials and all the participants for a great week at the 2015 Parapan Am Sitting Volleyball competition. The Parapan Am Games provided a great week of volleyball for the athletes, coaches and spectators. Kudos to the Toronto organizing committee, the...

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Today in Toronto – Semi Finals Day

Semi-finals in both men’s and women’s events took place today at the Parapan Am Sitting Volleyball event. Some exciting volleyball action throughout the day as teams vied for the right to compete for medals and in some cases qualifying for a spot in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The first...

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Today in Toronto – Day 5

Today was the final day for men’s preliminary matches and all 6 men’s teams were in action on the final day before semifinals begin tomorrow. In the first match of the day, Canada handed Colombia a 3 set defeat by scores of 25-19, 25-23, and 25-19. The Colombians played well...

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Today in Toronto – Day 4

Summary – Day 4 Preliminary Rounds Today saw all 10 teams in the TO2015 Parapan Am Sitting Volleyball competition in action once again. In the first match of the day, the men from Brazil easily handled the much less experienced team from Colombia, taking the match in 3 sets by...

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