Emily Stockman was a two-time All-American at Wichita State and was selected as the Greater Wichita Area Female Athlete of the Year in 2009. After college she played professionally indoors in France, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland.
Stockman first started playing professional beach volleyball in 2009, and has come a long way with a 5th place finish at Salt Lake City this 2014 season with partner Traci Weamer.
If you weren’t playing professional volleyball, what would your job be?
I would be racing motocross.
What motivated you to pursue volleyball?
My older sister. I wanted to be just like her growing up so when she started playing I had to play.
What is the most rewarding piece of advice you ever received?
“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”