Dan McDonnell is a volleyball player who has been playing with the USA Menʼs Volleyball National Team since 2012. Professionally he plays in France with Tourcoing Lille Métropole and in his five professional seasons he has helped his teams win two French Championships, one French Cup, a bronze medal in the Polish Championship and one Polish Cup.
Dan went to college at UC Irvine where he was selected to the All MPSF team and helped his team win the NCAA National Championship in 2012. His high school team, Brophy College Prep, won the Arizona 5A Championship in 2007.
Dan has been transitioning to a more plant based diet over the past two years and enjoys the huge variety in his diet. His fiancée, Pauline, loves to discover delicious vegan recipes to cook and bake.
- Plays professionally for the Tourcoing Lille Métropole in the French professional volleyball with French championships, one French Cup, a bronze medal in the Polish Championship and one Polish Cup.
- Member the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team since 2012
- Played collegiately at UC Irvine where he was selected to the All MPSF team and won the NCAA National Championship in 2012
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