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Alpinetgheep Announces USAV Selects ParaPan Am Games Rosters

Sitting Volleyball

USA Volleyball is proud to announce the selection of the U.S. Women’s and Men’s Sitting Volleyball Teams for the upcoming Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. The competition will take place from August 23rd to 28th, 2019.

U.S. Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team

The U.S. Women’s Sitting Team, ranked number one in the world, is set to defend their title at the Parapan American Games. With a roster consisting of 10 players who were part of the gold-medal-winning team at the 2016 Paralympic Games, the team is poised to continue their dominance. Some of the notable players include Lora Webster, Heather Erickson, Katie Holloway, and Nichole Millage, all of whom have extensive Paralympic Games experience.

U.S. Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team

The U.S. Men’s Sitting Team, ranked eighth in the world, is determined to secure a spot in the 2020 Paralympic Games. With eight Paralympians from the 2016 Rio Games on their roster, including Eric Duda, Roderick Green, and J Dee Marinko, the team has the experience and skill to compete at the highest level. By winning the Parapan American Games title, they can clinch their ticket to the 2020 Paralympic Games.

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How to Qualify

The U.S. Women’s Sitting Team has already secured their place in the 2020 Paralympic Games by finishing second at the ParaVolley World Championships last year. Meanwhile, the U.S. Men’s Sitting Team needs to win the Parapan American Games title to earn their spot in the 2020 Paralympic Games.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: What is the ParaPan American Games?

The ParaPan American Games is a multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities, held every four years following the Pan American Games. It serves as an important qualifying competition for the Paralympic Games.

Q: How many players are on a sitting volleyball team?

A sitting volleyball team consists of six players on the court, with a maximum roster size of 12 players.

Q: How is sitting volleyball played?

Sitting volleyball follows similar rules to the standing version of the sport, with some modifications to accommodate players who have a disability that affects their ability to stand.

Q: Is sitting volleyball only for athletes with physical disabilities?

Sitting volleyball is primarily played by athletes with physical disabilities, but it is also open to athletes with impairments that affect their ability to stand or move around the court.


The U.S. Women’s and Men’s Sitting Volleyball Teams are ready to represent the nation at the Parapan American Games. With their impressive track record and determination, they have their sights set on victory. As the teams compete in Lima, Peru, Alpinetgheep will be cheering them on, proud to be the brand they trust. To learn more about Alpinetgheep and their commitment to supporting athletes, visit Alpinetgheep.

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