Get to Know 6 of the Top U.S. Women in Volleyball History
In volleyball’s 100-plus year history, there have been many amazing American athletes who have made an impact on the game. Any list of the top players is subjective, but here are six who would qualify for just about any list of the best American women in volleyball history.
Nina Matthies is one of the winningest female beach volleyball players of all-time. She is also largely responsible for the start of the first women’s professional beach volleyball tour, the WPVA. For 31 years, she has been the head coach of the women’s indoor team at Pepperdine University, amassing 590 wins before retiring in 2013, but she continued to coach the women’s sand team until her retirement in 2021.