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World League 2010
21st Edition

- USA / United States of America - Player's biography
Team name  Priddy
First name William Reid
Last name Priddy
Age (birth date) 42  (1/10/1977)
Hometown Huntington Beach, California
Languages English
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Wing-spiker 194 cm 89 kg 353 cm 330 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  22 25 217 264
Volleyball career
International debut Winnipeg, Canada 
Club debut Lake Mary High School
Actual Club USA Men's Volleyball Team  
Hobbies Surfing, beach volleyball, music (Guitar) 
Favourites Books: Good to Great
Food: Mexican
Movie: Oceans 11
Other sports: Surfing

Outside hitter William “Reid” Priddy was born Oct. 1, 1977 in Richmond, Va. He grew up in Florida and Arizona and now lives in Southern California. He will serve as the United States’ team captain for the 2010 FIVB World League.

Priddy (196cm, 89kg) joined the U.S. National Team for the 1999 Pan American Games. He was the starting outside hitter on the team that finished fourth at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. He was also the starting outside hitter on the teams that won the 2008 Olympic Games and the 2008 FIVB World League. He was named the USA Volleyball Male Indoor Player of the Year in 2008.

Priddy took most of 2009 off from indoor competition, although he returned for the NORCECA Men’s Continental Championship, where the U.S. placed second. He has also played beach volleyball on the U.S. domestic tour.

Priddy played college volleyball for Loyola Marymount. He married Lindsay Pierce in March 2007. Priddy has played internationally in Greece and Russia. Most recently, he played for Lokomotiv Novosibirsk during the winter of 2009-10.


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