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 2009 Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Service Awards. All award recipients will be recognized in the 2010 USA Volleyball Guidebook. A listing of all previous winners of Carolina Region Meritorious Service Awards can be found here.
* Doug Fagan - Doug is a National Official that has given many clinics throughout the years. He has been a tireless official at tournaments throughout North Carolina and the country.
* Amber Fulk - Amber has been a player in the Carolina Region for many years. She has served on the Carolina Region Board of Directors since 1998 in the role of Women’s Player Rep, Secretary, and Treasurer. She is an International Qualified Scorekeeper and has given many clinics in the Region.
* Tim Gabel - Tim is a coach for the Triangle Volleyball Club. In 2008, Tim took the lead role in revising the Carolina Region’s guidelines and policies on Recruiting and Tryouts.
* Richard Garry - Richard is a Club Director for the OSIMA Volleyball Club out of Oxford. He has hosted multiple tournaments for the Carolina Region for the past three seasons.
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 2010 Meritorious Service Award, please contact the Region Office. Any person or group that works to promote volleyball in some way is eligible.