Daniel Mcdonnell

Daniel Mcdonnell

Saems Tourcoing VB
United States
Birth Date
Birth Place
Arizona, USA
200 cm
90 kg

Middle blocker Dan McDonnell was an alternate to the 2016 Olympic Team
and played in some 2016 FIVB World League matches last season after Max Holt
was injured. He played for the U.S. at the 2012 and 2013 Pan American Cups. He
won the 2012 NCAA Men’s DI-II Championship with UC Irvine. He has played
professionally in France, Brazil and Finland. McDonnell started playing volleyball
as a sophomore in high school after he didn’t make the baseball team. He grew
up in Glendale, Arizona and attended the University of Arizona and played club
volleyball until he was spotted by UC Irvine assistant coach David Kniffin. Dan’s
parents are Kathy and John McDonnell. He has an older brother named Brian and a
younger sister named Trish.


  • Position Middle blocker
  • Selection Olympic (0) - W.C. (12) - Other (58)
  • Club Debut Brophy College Prep
  • Current Club Saems Tourcoing VB
  • Spike 355
  • Block 345