Overview
Kawika Shoji

Kawika Shoji

Club
Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
Nationality
United States
Birth Date
11/11/1987
Birth Place
Hawaii, USA
Height
190 cm
Weight
79 kg

Setter Kawika Shoji, a 2016 Olympic bronze medalist, is the oldest son
in the volleyball-famous Shoji family, based in Honolulu, Hawaii. The setter played
alongside his younger brother, Erik at Stanford University before graduating in
2010. Kawika and Erik now play together on the U.S. team. Kawika married wife
Megan in 2014. Kawika and Erik’s father, Dave, has retired as head coach of
Hawaii’s women’s volleyball team. Kawika Shoji has played for U.S. youth and
junior teams. Shoji was named 2010 AVCA Player of the Year for NCAA Division
I-II, leading Stanford to an NCAA Championship title. As a senior, Shoji was
named AVCA All-American First-Team, Co-Most Outstanding Player at the NCAA
Tournament and All-MPSF First Team. Shoji became a full-time member of the
senior U.S. Men's National Team in 2013. He was a member of the team that won
the 2014 FIVB World League gold medal. In 2015, he helped the U.S. Men win the
FIVB World Cup. He has played professionally in Germany and Russia.

Career

  • Position Setter
  • Selection Olympic (8) - W.C. (21) - Other (161)
  • Club Debut Outrigger Canoe Volleyball Club
  • Current Club Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
  • Spike 331
  • Block 315