Personal information Nick West
|Status||:||Under contract for 2014-2015|
|Present Club||:||SG Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel|
2014-2015 SG Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel Austria
- 2012-2014 University of Hawaii at Manoa (NCAA Division 1) Hawaii, USA
-2014 Outrigger Invitational All-Tournament Team selection as middle blocker.
-Started all 3 years of eligibility, Quarterfinal appearance in 2013.
-4th place finish at 24th Asian Pacific Cup in Fukuoka, Japan in summer 2012. Starting middle blocker for Team USA Hawaii.
-Career Statistics: http://hawaiiathletics.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=12403
-2014 Season Statistics: Points per set: 2.50, Kills per set: 1.76, Blocks per set 0.99, Hitting percentage 0.403
- 2010-2011 University of California Irvine
-Redshirted 2010 season.
-Played in UCI International Volleyball Tournament as opposite hitter in fall season prior to the 2011 season before transferring to University of Hawaii.
- 2006-2009 El Dorado High School, CA
-Two time Century League Champions in 2007 and 2008.
-Team MVP in 2008 and 2009.
-Co-League MVP of Century League in 2008.
-Selected to First Team Century League in 2008 and 2009.
-Selected to First Team Orange County All-Star Game (Outside Hitter) 2009.
- 2012-2014- University of Hawaii at Manoa (received athletic scholarship all 3 years), graduated with BA in Sociology in 2014.
- Strong attacking proficiency and consistent blocking numbers. Comfortable hitting hard angle and cut back in the middle as well as taking attack attempts on the pins on service reception.
- View myself as a solid read blocker and can shut down any other middle attacker with my commit blocking.
- Played all front row positions effectively throughout my career.
- Hybrid serve and jump serve effectively.
- Statistical improvement throughout career at UH Manoa in attacking, blocking, and serving.
- 34 inch standing vertical, 39+ with an approach jump.
- Familiar with playing in front of large crowds, 5000+, with large media presence.
- Comfortable traveling on regular basis (5-10 hour flights regularly while at UH Manoa).
- Played and mentored under some of the most accomplished American and International coaches (John Speraw- USA National Team head coach, Milan Zarkovic- Serbian Jr. National Team head coach).