Darrin Rice, Player
Name Darrin Rice
Frosh or Soph Freshman
Height 5’ 6”
High School Graduated From Venice High School
Honors from High School Volleyball (Varsity) 3- 2nd team all league(FR, SO, JR), 1- first team all league(SR), 1- 2nd team all city(JR), 1- 1st team all city(SR), Senior All Star
College Awards none
Major Public Relations
What/who inspired you to play volleyball? (2 sentences max) I grew up surrounded by athletic siblings who inspired me to play sports in general and volleyball was the sport I loved most
Describe yourself – (2 sentences max) I grew up in Venice Beach with 4 sisters and a brother. I also have 2 nephews I have a bubbly personality and love spending time with family and friends (after practice, of course!)
What do you think your biggest contribution to the team is? (2 Sentences max) I have over 10 years of playing volleyball up my sleeve so I have a lot of different coaching styles that have influenced me and that I bring to the court. I have also been a captain of all of my club teams as well as my high school team so I like to think of myself as a leader on the court.
Goals (3 sentences max) I would like to become a better player and help my team to a state championship. I would also like to transfer to play at a 4 year university in the future.
Why did you choose to play for Pierce College?(2 sentences max) I wanted to stay close to home and I’ve heard so many good things about Nabil as a coach and the Pierce volleyball program.
Favorite saying or quote: (1 sentence max) “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” -Dr. Seuss