Erik Shoji

Erik Shoji

Olympian 2016, 2020

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Honolulu, HI


Stanford University

Parents are Dave and Mary Shoji...Father retired as the University of Hawaii women's volleyball coach in 2016 where he won four national titles in 34 seasons and left coaching with the most wins in NCAA DI women’s volleyball history…Mary played basketball at the University of Hawaii...Older brother, Kawika, also played volleyball for Stanford and they are now teammates on the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team...Has an older sister, Cobey...Began playing volleyball in 1998 with Outrigger Canoe Club...Favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird...Favorite food is sushi.. Favorite athletes are Marat Safin and Serena Williams...Has his own coaching and consulting business, which he runs by video chat even when he is out of the country…Competes most of the year in Novy Urengoy, Russia for Volleyball Club Fakel Novy Urengoy.
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020); one-time Olympic medalist (bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 10th
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, bronze
  • Most recent: 2018 – bronze
  • Years of Participation: 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 1 (1 bronze)
  • Bronze – 2018
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