2017 Meritorious Service Award Winners
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 2017 Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Service Awards. All award recipients will be recognized in the 2018 USA Volleyball Guidebook. A listing of all previous winners of Carolina Region Meritorious Service Awards can be found here.
CJ Amber – CJ has played 24 years of indoor volleyball including high school, college, military and USA Volleyball. He is also an accomplished Beach volleyball player, playing professionally on the AVP, EEVB, EVP, NVL, and USAV tours. CJ has been a coach with the Twin Rivers Volleyball club in New Bern, NC for 7 years. He is a High School Junior Varsity team and also coaches the New Bern High School Beach volleyball team. CJ has given his time tirelessly to promoting the sport in the Craven County and Eastern North Carolina area.
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 2018 Meritorious Service Award, please contact the Region Office. Any person or group that works to promote volleyball in North Carolina in some way is eligible.