Carli Lloyd

Carli Lloyd

Praia Clube
United States
Birth Date
Birth Place
California, USA
180 cm
75 kg

Position: Setter

Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
Hometown: Bonsall, California
College: University of California-Berkeley/Social Welfare/July 2011
Olympic Experience
    2016 Olympic Games (Bronze Medal)
Personal: Joined the U.S. Women's National Team in January 2011...Majored in Social Welfare at the University of California-Berkeley...Mother’s name is Cindy Lloyd...Father deceased and raised by uncle Galen Tomlinson...Has Brother is Doug Lloyd (1986) and sister is Coral Lloyd (1984)...Grandfather Doug Tomlinson was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians (1950)...Uncle Galen Tomlinson was part of the show American Gladiators (1987-1994) as the character “Turbo.”...Loves to eat and favorite foods are pizza, chicken parmesan, caesar salad and sushi...Favorite books are any mystery and romance novels...Favorite music categories are country, hip-hop, RandB...Favorite movie is The Notebook among a long list of them...Favorite actress is Rachel McAdams and favorite actor is Johnny Depp...Favorite professional team is the San Diego Chargers (NFL)...Favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine...Hobbies include reading, working with children, exercise/working out, spending time at the beach...Most admired people are “my uncle Galen Tomlinson and my mom because each of them have sacrificed a lot to be very good parents. They are extremely supportive and loving and always do what is best for the family. I hope that one day I can be half of the mother my mom is and I hope to be admired as much as my uncle is by everyone around him. They each make me aspire to be a better person, but in different ways and I love and respect both of them very much.”...Happiest moment in her volleyball life was “beating University of Southern California to advance to the 2010 NCAA Division I Women’s National Championship match.”

    Bronze medalist at 2016 Olympic GamesSet Team USA to the 2015 Pan American Cup gold medal and was the leading setter in running set average at 6.27 per setNamed the 2015 Most Valuable Player at the Pan American Games Started four of five matches at 2011 Pan American Games in helping the U.S. win the bronze medal…averaged 4.67 assists, 1.17 points and 0.50 blocks per set while converting six of nine errorless attacks for kills
    2016 - FIVB World Grand Prix (Silver)...Olympic Games (Bronze)2015 - USA Volleyball Cup vs China...Pan American Cup (Gold)...Pan American Games (Gold).2012 - Pan American Cup (Gold)2011 – Pan American Games (Bronze).
    Her uncle Galen Tomlinson, who was Turbo in the 1980s television series American Gladiator, was her mentor and coach in both volleyball and track and field in her youth. After the passing of Lloyd’s father when she was four years old, Tomlinson moved in shortly afterwards and came to be a father figure for her. To read more about the relationship, click hereLed U.S. Women’s National A2 Team to the gold medal at the 2010 USA Volleyball Open National Championships and selected to the all-tournament teamBecame first player to become a three-time selection for the U.S. Women’s National A2 ProgramNamed all-tournament at the 2009 USA Volleyball Open National Championships after leading her USA A2 squad to the bronze medal.Helped her USA A2 squad to the gold medal at the 2008 USA Volleyball Open National Championships, earning all-tournament in the process.Named American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division I Player of the Year and All-America First-Team after leading University of California-Berkeley to a runner-up finish in the NCAA Division I Women's National ChampionshipBecame second-player in school history to receive three AVCA All-America honorsCaptured three all-tournament honors in final three seasons of competing in the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National ChampionshipsGrandfather Doug Tomlinson was a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians


  • Position Setter
  • Selection Olympic (8) - W.C. (12) - Other (84)
  • Current Club Eczacibasi Vitra Istanbul
  • Spike 313
  • Block 295