Douglas Beal

Induction Year: 1980 Sport: Volleyball

United States Men’s National Volleyball Coach since 1977 and a national team player from 1970 through 1976, playing in two Olympic qualifcation tournaments (1972 and 1976). Played for the U.S. team in 1970 and 1974 World Championships and for the U.S. Pan-American Games team in 1975. Was a USVBA Collegiate All-American and team captain at Ohio State University in 1969 when he was also named Midwest Collegiate Player of the Year. Was a USVBA Open All-American from 1972 through 1975 and USVBA Player of the Year in 1975, Midwest Collegiate Coach of the Year in 1972 and 1973 at Ohio State.