David Lee

David Lee

Lokomotiv Nobosibirsk
United States
Birth Date
Birth Place
California, USA
203 cm
105 kg
Model trains and airplanes, stamps
Favorite Book
Haunted Mesa
Favorite Athlete

Middle blocker David Lee is a two-time Olympian and 2008 gold medalist who was born in 1982 in Alpine, Calif. He played college volleyball for Long Beach State University. He joined the U.S. National Team in 2003 and became a part-time starter in 2007 and a full-time starter in 2008 as he helped the U.S. win gold medals at the FIVB World League and Olympic Games.At the 2008 Olympic Games, David (203cm and 105kg) finished second among all blockers with 33 kill blocks for an average of 1 per set. In the United States' semifinal match against Russia, Lee came up big in the fifth set, tallying a kill and block on consecutive plays to yield a 13-12 advantage. After Russia tied the set at 13-all, Lee ended the match with a kill and block. He scored four of his 12 points in the final five points of the match.In 2012, Lee played in his second Olympic Games as the U.S. finished fifth. Lee was named Best Blocker at the 2014 World League Final Round as the U.S. won the gold medal for the second time in team history. Lee, who is single, has played for clubs in Turkey, Italy, Russia and China.


  • Position Middle blocker
  • Selection Olympic (14) - W.C. (17) - Other (216)
  • Current Club UPCN Voley Club
  • Spike 350
  • Block 325