January 4, 2024
Olympians Erik Sullivan, Linda Chisholm, Nancy Owen-Fortner, and Matt Fuerbringer, plus teaching champions Michael Boehle and Walt Ker, and indoor and seashore nice Adam Johnson spotlight the 2024 induction class for the Southern California Indoor Volleyball Corridor of Fame (SCIVBHOF).
Volleyball membership proprietor and coach Charlie Jackson was chosen for the Lifetime Service Award. All will probably be honored with the 2022 and 2023 lessons on Sunday evening, Might 5, in Anaheim.
Sullivan, affiliate head coach for back-to-back NCAA champion Texas, was a USA libero within the 2000 and 2004 Olympics after successful two NCAA titles at UCLA.
Chisholm gained a silver medal on the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles after being a Pepperdine All-American.
Owen-Fortner performed for the USA within the 1964 Tokyo and 1968 Mexico Metropolis Video games (the primary two Olympics for volleyball), and is in each the Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine athletics halls of fame for her teaching.
Fuerbringer, who gained a title at Stanford, has been a part of the USA males’s program since 2014. This will probably be his third Olympics. He was additionally a professional seashore participant.
Boehle is likely one of the most profitable highschool coaches of all-time at Loyola in Los Angeles with quite a few titles, and was the 2023 nationwide coach of the yr.
Ker gained three nationwide championships as the ladies’s coach at Cal State Northridge, one other as Al Scates’ assistant with the UCLA males in 2006, and now runs the profitable Legacy Membership program in Santa Clarita.
Johnson was the nationwide participant of the yr for USC, taking part in in three NCAA finals, was an all-time seashore champion and runs the Adam Johnson VB Academy in Texas.
Jackson ran the San Diego-based Epic Volleyball Membership and was a two-sport athlete at UCLA.
2024 Honorees: Michael Boehle, Linda Chisholm, Matt Fuerbringer, Adam Johnson, Walt Ker, Nancy Owen-Fortner, Erik Sullivan. Lifetime: Charlie Jackson
2023: Cynthia Barboza-Wilkes, Albert Gasparian, Ninja Jorgensen, Kristin Klein Keefe, Wealthy Lambourne, Miki McFadden, Mary Perry. Lifetime: Invoice Stetson
2022: DaeLea Aldrich, Doug Dannevick, David Lee, Jim McLaughlin, Rick Olmstead, Don Shaw, Rosie Wegrich, Elaine Youngs. Lifetime: Alice Chambers Sanchez.
“We’re very excited in regards to the volleyball historic significance of our 2024 induction class to go together with the good accomplishments from 2023 and 2022 alternatives,” stated Mike Gallups, President of the SCIVBHOF.
“We scheduled the induction occasion the evening after the 2024 NCAA males’s indoor finals at Lengthy Seashore State, so individuals coming in for the championships may additionally attend and see so many greats from the game in particular person at one location.”
The SCIVBHOF is positioned on the Forza1 Membership location in Temecula, California.