Reid Priddy is a 2008 and 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist. As a member of the USA Men’s National Volleyball Team since 2000, he has competed in 2 Olympics. Reid graduated from LMU with a degree in communication studies in 2000. He was also recruited by Cal State Northridge, USC and UC Santa Barbara. In March 2007, Reid married Lindsay Pierce, and the couple lives in Southern California. In September of 2010, they had a son named Caden.
Reid’s career as a professional volleyball player has been diverse and has taken him all over the globe. In addition to his role as an Outside Hitter for the US team, he has played internationally in Russian pro leagues every year since 2008. In 2005 and 2006, Reid dedicated time during the Summer and played in several AVP events – expanding his game and experience to the sand. Reid is both a veteran and a student of the game. Always learning, always improving – he continues to lead the US Men’s team in numbers and uses his experience to help his teammates grow and improve.
In May of 2012, Reid led the US team to qualify for the London Olympics at the 2012 NORCECA Men’s Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament, in Long Beach, CA. This will be the 3rd Olympic Games Priddy will be competing in.