On Monday, June 28, USA Volleyball released the coaching staff and roster for the 2021 Under-18 Girls’ National Coaching Team. The team will have three coaches on the crew and a pool of 24 players to choose from for the FIVB U18 World Championships. The World Championships will take place September 20-29 in Durango, Mexico, while training will take place July 17-23 at the USAV Training Center in Anaheim, California.
He will lead the coaching staff Jimmy Morrisonwho served as the technical coordinator for the men’s Olympic team in 2008 and coached the Dutch women’s team He will be serving alongside Morrison Michelle Chatman Smith And the Alisha Glass baby girl, Childress, former gold medalist at the 2014 FIVB World Championships and bronze medalist at the 2016 Olympics with the US women’s team. Gatman-Smith has worked in the USAV development program for several years. Staff is rounded up by technical coordinator Mike J, North Pacific Juniors volleyball director, captain Meredith Lee, and athletic coach White Blue.
The USA national under-18 team will defend its gold medal performance since 2019. Below you’ll find the 24 players selected for the coaching team, according to USA Volleyball Edition.
Name (position, height, hometown, region, club)
Rebecca to you (MB, 6-4, Waverly, Neb., Great Plains, VC Nebraska)
Kirsten Barton (OH/OPP, 6-2, Glendale, Ariz., Arizona, Aspire Volleyball Club)
Julia Belyachov (Ohio, 6-3, San Diego, CA, Southern California, Wave Volleyball Club)
Eloise Brandi (MB, 6-3, Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Valley, Mintonette)
Nia Bunton (MB, 6-4, Louisville, Ky., Pioneer, KIVA)
Lauren Carter (S, 5-10, Winterset, Iowa, Iowa, Club Ignit Select)
Chloe Chicoin (OH/L, 5-10, Lafayette, Ind., Hoosier, Circle City)
Lanny Chuboy (L, 5-3, Raleigh, NC, Carolina, NC Volleyball Academy)
Sage Damrow (EL, 5-8, Howards Grove, WI, Badger, Fox Cities Elite)
Jordan Harvey (OH, 6-1, Woods Cross, Utah, Intermountain, Hive volleyball)
Caroline Gourevicius (OPP, 6-2, Gates Mills, Ohio, Ohio Valley, Academy Volleyball Cleveland)
Devin Kahawaii (OH, 6-3, Kailua, Hawaii, Aloha, Spike and Serve)
Keri Keefe (OPP, 6-3, Pacific Palisades, California., Southern California, Sunshine)
Margaret Mendelssohn (MB, 6-5, North Ogden, Utah, Intermountain, Hive Volleyball)
Harper Murray (OH, 6-2, Ann Arbor, Mich., Lakeshore, Legacy Volleyball Club)
Bergen Riley (S, 6-1, Sioux Falls, SD, North Country, Kairos Elite Volleyball)
Elijah Rubin (Ohio, 6-2, Los Angeles, California, Southern California, Sunshine)
Mariana Singletary (MB, 6-4, Charleston, SC, Southern, A5)
Alexis Staki (S, 6-2, Laramie, Wyo., Rocky Mountain, Northern Colorado Juniors)
Ella Swindle (S, 6-2, Columbia, Mo., Heart of America, KC Power)
Amaya Thomas (MB, 6-3, Orlando, Fla., Florida, OTVA)
tropint party (L, 5-8, San Diego, California., Southern California, COAST)
ella and ruble (OH, 6-4, Plainfield, Ill., Great Lakes, Sports Performance)
Makena Futurer (OH, 6-1, Brookfield, WI, Badger, Milwaukee Sting)
Twelve players will be selected to compete in the World Under-18 Championship in Mexico. USAV also launched its new in-house national team development program, which sent out invitations to a training camp and competition, selected by a national survey network. USAV has not yet released the full list of invitees.