2002 Meritorious Service Honorees

Each year, USA Volleyball presents Meritorious Service Awards to individuals and/or groups that provide outstanding contributions to the sport of volleyball across the country. Each Region is allowed to nominate and select up to five individuals or groups for this recognition each year. The Carolina Region is pleased to announce the following individuals as recipients of 2002 Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Service Awards. All award recipients will be recognized in the 2003 USA Volleyball Guidebook. A listing of all previous winners of Carolina Region Meritorious Service Awards can be found here.

2002 HONOREES:

Bill Shook - Bill has been very active in the Asheville area in promoting volleyball. He is a college coach, Junior Club Coach and Administrator for the Biltmore Junior Volleyball Club, and served on the Carolina Region Board of Directors from 1998-2002. He was instrumental in getting the Junior Hi Neighbor Tournament started and has represented the Carolina Region at numerous National meetings promoting the junior game and volleyball in general.

Kevin Wendelboe - Kevin has served as the Office Manager of the Carolina Region since 1993 during which the Region has experienced tremendous growth. While working for the Region, Kevin has also been a Junior Club Coach, a player, a tournament director, and is certified as a National Official.

The Carolina Region would like to thank each of these individuals for their continued support of volleyball in North Carolina! Without people like these, the Carolina Region would not be where it is today. If you have a chance to meet these honorees or any previous year’s winners, please thank them for their many contributions!

If you would like to nominate someone for a 2003 Meritorious Service Award, please contact the Region Office. Any person that works to promote volleyball in some way is eligible.