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Logan Tom – female volleyball player
Logan is arguably the #1 indoor volleyball player in the world. Logan Tom was born in Napa, California to Kristine and Melvyn Tom. Her father Melvyen Tom was an athlete as well playing football in the NFL.Logan lived with her mom and brother in Utah and spent her summers in Hawaii learning how to surf with her father. In 2000, Logan Tom became the youngest woman to ever be selected for the USA Olympic volleyball team at the age of 19. Logan attended Highland High School in Utah, where she set the state records for career kills (later broken when Utah moved to five game matches, still second all-time).
Logan Tom’s blogs
Passing (5 videos)
Passing Drills (5 videos)
Spiking (5 videos)
Coaching (5 videos)
Tips (5 videos)
Stand Alone Secrets and Tips (10 videos)
- Defense how to
- Eye sequence critical for defense
- Defense of different shots
- Float serve how to
- Jump serve how to
- Spiking angle or deep corner
- Spiking line
- Spiking sharp cross
- Tips and shots how to
- Tip tooling the block
Camps (5 videos)
More on Logan Tom….
Logan Tom was an all-around athlete competing in track and basketball where she was an all state selection in basketball. Logan was also great in school and graduated with a 4.00 GPA and ranked first in her class. Over the summer of 2003 she was selected as one of eight finalists for the Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year Award in the team category. In 2004, Logan posed in a bikini for an FHM magazine article on female Olympic athletes. She was ranked on the FHM 100 Sexiest Women of 2005. She started playing for the USA nation team at the age of 16 which is incredible. She is the Co-Captain of the US National team and is a 4 year time all American player at Stanford with 1 NCAA title. Logan is going to compete on her 4th Olympic games and led the 2008 Olympics in points.Tom appeared in the 2000 Sydney Olympics (4th place), 2004 Athens Olympics (5th place), and the 2008 Beijing Olympics (Silver Medal). Tom was named the “Best Scorer” of the 2008 Olympic games.
Logan was named the Most Valuable Player of the World Grand Prix in 2004, after leading all players in scoring with 224 points in 13 matches (179 kills, 24 blocks and 21 service aces) where she also garnered “Best Server” accolades.
In 2007, she was named 1 of 3 World Cup most valuable player nominees as she averaged 4.10 points per set at FIVB World Cup in her first international tournament with Team USA in nearly three years. She averaged 3.35 kills, 0.65 blocks, 1.95 digs and 0.10 aces per set at the World Cup while starting 40 of 41 sets.
Lastly Logan was named the best receiver at the 2010 World Championship and won a second Olympic silver medal in the 2012 London games.