Paula Weishoff

Paula Weishoff

The Doyen of Volleyball: Paula Weishoff is today considered as perhaps the greatest female athlete ever, in the sport of volleyball. Born in the sophisticated Hollywood, California Paula Weishoff has represented the United States in the 1984, 1992 and the 1996 Summer Olympics. She has won two medals for the United States in the Olympics, a silver medal in the 1984 Olympics followed by a bronze in the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Paula Weishoff competed in the 1996 Olympics but failed to secure a position. Regarded as one of the greatest if not the greatest female volleyball player ever, Paula Weishoff played numerous international events as a member of the United States national team.

Following is a chronological list Paula Weishoffs appearances in international events:

1981 ‘ appeared in the NORCECA (gold)
1982 ‘ appeared in the World Championships
1983 ‘ appeared in the NORCECA (gold)
1984 ‘ appeared in the Summer Olympics (silver)
1986 ‘ appeared in the Goodwill Games (bronze)
1986 ‘ appeared in the World Championships
1991 ‘ appeared in the NORCECA Championships
1991 ‘ appeared in the World Cup
1992 ‘ appeared in the Summer Olympics (bronze)
1992 ‘ appeared in the FIVB Super Four (bronze)
1995 ‘ appeared in the World Grand Prix (gold)
1996 ‘ appeared in the Summer Olympics

Today Paula Weishoff is the assistant head coach of the University of Southern California. She is in her seventh season of coaching and has been named the top assistant coach in 1999 under head coach Mick Haley.

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