Lloy Ball is the Owner and Director at Team Pineapple VBC. He is also one of the coaches. Lloy was NCAA Freshman of the year at IPFW. He was 1st team All-American twice and 2nd team twice. Lloy led the Volleydons to THREE NCAA FInal Fours.
Lloy is a 4-TIME Olympian (96, 00, 04 and 08) He won a Gold Medal in the 2008 Beijing Games. Lloy has played 14 years professional. He has won 15 European Titles. He is the ONLY player to have won Championships in Italy, Greece and Russia.
Lloy is the originator of the "Pineapple" tip. He has had it trademarked and uses it as his Beach, Indoor, Club, Camp, Clinic and Clothing line Brand!!
"I live in Angola. My kids go to school here and play sports here. I BELIEVE in community. And I want to give back for all the blessings that have been bestowed on me." Lloy Ball
Our mission is to make and maintain a volleyball culture in our area. We will always make it affordable and we will always do it for the right reasons.
Lloy Ball is a 4-time Olympian!! Lloy won a GOLD MEDAL in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Lloy's Team Pineapple PVL team won the 2015 Gold Medal in Detroit and won again this past year in Orlando. Team Pineapple PVL is the fiirst Back to Back Champion in the PVL.
Lloy has also: Played 14 years with the USA National Team, played 15 years combined professionally in Japan, Italy, Greece and Russia. He has won 15 European and domestic league titles. He was named Best Server in the World and Best Setter in the World TWICE!!! Lloy was a 3-time 1st team NCAA All-American. He was also the NCAA Freshman of the Year.
Lloy now runs volleyball clubs, clinics and camps for all ages. His TEAM PINEAPPLE brand is used at the Angola PVBC. Pineapple is also the brand of his cothing liine, the brand he played the 2015 EVP beach season under and TEAM PINEAPPLE is the brand Lloy uses for his PVL indoor team that competes at the USAV Nationals every year. Team Pineapple, Pineapple VBC and the logo itself have been a trademark of Lloy Ball's since 1997.