On October 23, 2016 Gators Volleyball Club hosted 5-time Olympian Danielle Scott-Arruda as she brought her Attack School hitting clinic to the girls of New England. Danielle was inducted into
the International Volleyball Hall of Fame in Holyoke, MA the evening before. Click below for a slide show of images from this exciting event. [photographs courtesy of Michael Albert]
Danielle Scott-Arruda is the only five-time U.S. Olympic Women’s Volleyball team player. She earned back-to-back
silver medals in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the 2012 London Olympic Games. Scott-Arruda, who retired with over 400 international roster appearances, played in her first Olympic Games at age 24 at the 1996 Atlanta Games, followed by the 2000 Sydney Games and the 2004 Athens Games. She earned Best Blocker at the 2002 FIVB World Championship as Team USA won the silver medal. Scott-Arruda paced the Americans to six FIVB World Grand Prix medals, including gold in 2001, 2011 and 2012, and bronze in 2003 and 2004. She was named most valuable player at the 2001 FIVB World Grand Prix, as well as Best Scorer and Best Blocker at the 2001 FIVB World Grand Prix. Scott-Arruda brought home silver from the 2011 FIVB World Cup, as well as bronze medals in the 2003 and 2007 editions. Prior to her international and national team careers, Scott-Arruda was a three-time American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-American player at Long Beach State University, and won Player of the Year and a NCAA title in 1993.