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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- USA / United States of America - Player's biography
Team name  Millar
First name Ryan
Last name Millar
Age (birth date) 39  (22/01/1978)
Languages English
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Middle-blocker 204 cm 98 kg 354 cm 326 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  21 17 268 306
Volleyball career
International debut  
Club debut Highland High School
Actual Club Lokomotiv Nobosibirsk 
Hobbies Snowboarding, golfing 
Favourites Books: Of Mice and Men
Food: Chicken enchiladas
Movie: Braveheart
Music: Alternative
Other sports: American Football, basketball

Middle blocker Ryan Millar was born on January 22, 1978 in San Dimas, Calif. He grew up in Palmdale, California and now lives in Alpine, Utah.


Millar (204cm, 98kg) joined the US team in 1999 and was a starter right away. He is a three-time Olympian, having competed at the 2000 Olympic Games, the 2004 Olympic Games and the 2008 Olympic Games where the US won the gold medal. He was also a member of the US World League team that won the gold medal in 2008. At the 2008 Olympic Games, Millar was eighth among all scorers with 97 points on 66 kills, 26 blocks and five aces. Ryan's 26 blocks put him fourth among all blockers with an average of 0.79 per set. He took the 2009 season off from indoor competition.


Millar played for Asseco Resovia Rzeszów in Poland during the winter of 2010-11. He is married to wife Suzanne and has two sons, Max, born in 2006 and Oliver born in 2010.

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