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FIVB Men’s Volleyball Club World Championship
Doha, Qatar
15-21 December 2010
 
 PMI / Paul Mitchell - Team Composition

 

 
Team manager Segal, Alan
Head coach Sato, Gary
Assistant coach Jackson, Christopher
Doctor
Therapist / trainer Wahlen, Erin
Journalist
 
  No. Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Country
  1 Eric Vance Vance 18/09/1986 197 85 347 331 USA
  2   Christopher Seiffert Seiffert 6/01/1978 193 88 332 322 USA
  3 John Mayer Mayer 11/06/1982 201 93 342 331 USA
  4   Brent Schirripa Schirripa 4/08/1986 200 89 346 328 USA
  5 Matthew Prosser Prosser 27/11/1978 202 93 345 336 USA
  6   Nils Nielsen Nielsen 23/11/1981 193 87 353 333 USA
  C 7 Tyler Hildebrand Hildebrand 28/02/1984 194 88 334 320 USA
  8   Matthew Rawson Rawson 29/10/1986 205 91 352 331 USA
  9 Duncan Budinger Jr. Budinger Jr. 15/06/1984 205 92 351 341 USA
  10   Casey Patterson Patterson 20/04/1980 201 88 358 332 USA
  11 Dean Bittner II Bittner 2/06/1987 200 90 356 341 USA
  12   Bradley Keenan Keenan 10/08/1981 201 90 351 335 USA
  L 13 Paul Munoz Munoz 9/02/1983 190 89 324 313 USA
  14   Sean Grubbs Grubbs 15/03/1988 180 82 314 290 USA
  15 Austin Rester Rester 31/03/1982 203 96 351 334 USA
  16   Riley Salmon Salmon 2/07/1976 198 89 345 331 USA
  17 Nick Scheftic Scheftic 25/11/1982 211 95 357 338 USA
  18   Damien Scott Scott 8/06/1983 196 88 347 331 USA
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

Team Paul Mitchell has competed in various events in the United States over the years. It has competed primarily at the USA Volleyball Open Championships, where it has won seven titles since 2000.

This year's team includes players who have achieved sucess both indoors and in beach volleyball.

Coach profile

Dr. Gary Sato had been involved with the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team for more than 20 years when he rejoined USA as assistant coach under Alan Knipe in the summer of 2009.

In his first year back as an assistant coach, he helped the team to a victory at the FIVB World Championship Qualifier, a second-place finish at the NORCECA Continental Championship and a sixth-place in the FIVB World League.

Sato first served as an assistant coach for the U.S. Men’s Team from 1984-88, including the team that won the 1988 Olympic gold medal in Seoul. His brother, Eric, was a player on that team. He was also an assistant for the teams that won the 1986 World Championship and the 1987 Pan American Games.

Sato served as head coach for the U.S. Men’s gold-medal win at the 1985 FIVB World Cup in Japan and was voted the Most Valuable Coach of the tournament. In 1992 he returned as assistant coach for the Olympic Team that won the bronze medal.

Sato’s coaching career has included pro beach championships and he was the head coach for the U.S. beach team at the 2007 Pan American Games.

Sato played volleyball at Santa Monica High School and Santa Monica College before moving on to UC Santa Barbara, where he was an All-American outside hitter.


 

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