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Danielle Scott-Arruda

The Only Five-Time Olympian in U.S. Volleyball

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Danielle Scott-Arruda Biography

Danielle Scott was born Oct. 1, 1972 to Charles Young and the late Vera Scott. She has one child Julianne aka "Queen of Cute". One sister, Stefanie, who is married to brother-in-law Michael Vallery, and one brother, Charles. She has three nieces, Natalie, Danielle (her name sake), and Cierra, three nephews, Emanuel, Jeremy, and Hunter, three great nephews Stefan, Gabriel, Malachi, and Noah, two great nieces Natalia and Madyson who is also one of two Godchildren and Caitlin.

Danielle was born in the beautiful city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she was raised and lived until the age of seventeen. She was brought up going to a Baptist Church, accepting Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at the age of nine. She soon joined the choir with her older sister, and continues to enjoy music and singing. Growing up, one could always find her running around outside playing, skating, being chased by the neighbors poodle or making dolls house furniture, playing board games, tic-tac-toe, sos, you name it, often times with her younger cousin Derrick. She adds, “Those elementary years were a blast. And being so active from my younger years probably helped lead to getting into sports.”

At Kennilworth Middle School, Danielle became active in after school activities and sports, becoming a team manager with hope of also learning and practicing when given the opportunity. She received most improved softball player in eight grade and the accolades just kept coming from there. At Woodlawn High, Danielle was an honor roll student, lettering in volleyball, basketball, softball and track & field. She also played club volleyball and AAU basketball. And the first female to win athlete of the year.

In the fall of 1990, Danielle moved to Southern California on a scholarship to the University of California at Long Beach (Long Beach State University) playing both Volleyball and Basketball and even competed in track and field her final semester. Danielle completed all requirement for a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Sociology fall of 1994. With one year of eligibility remaining in basketball, Danielle choose to forgo it and joined the USA National Volleyball team in June of 1994.

In 1996, Danielle was named to her first Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. After that she played her first professional season in Rome, Italy with team Gierre Roma Pallavolo. Since then she has also played in the Brazilian, Japanese and Puerto Rican professional leagues and numerous other counties while representing the USA during the summer international season including Switzerland, Russia, Thailand, China and Korea to name a few.

The summer of 1997 Danielle played in the four person beach volleyball league for team Norelco. And her other experience on the beach, besides recreation, was in 2000 playing in two AVP tournaments and one FIVB tournament in Madrid, Spain. As well as playing occasionally at the local sand courts at Mango's.

In 1998, Danielle tried out with the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks. Though she was not selected to the team, she continued to train with them throughout the summer when in town. The following year, she tried out again but was not selected. Finally, after her third and final attempt Danielle was named to the Portland Fire training camp, but was release just before the first preseason match. She commented, “It’s just unfornate the season wasn’t long enough for a coach to take a chance on me…” The Los Angeles Lakers is her favorite sports teams.

After refocusing on volleyball. Danielle went on to make four more Olympic appearances 2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing and 2012 London. She holds the USA record as the only indoor volleyball player male or female ever to make five Olympic Games.

Danielle still enjoys playing a game of pick up basketball from time to time. She likes to draw, go to the movies or rent a video and reading during long road trips, and occasionally dabbles in writing for passing time.

Danielle values most her faith, family and friends. She lists her mother and father as the people she admires most because they are “awesome role models.”

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The Only Five-Time Olympian in U.S. Volleyball

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Danielle Scott-Arruda Biography

Danielle Scott was born Oct. 1, 1972 to Charles Young and the late Vera Scott. She has one child Julianne aka "Queen of Cute". One sister, Stefanie, who is married to brother-in-law Michael Vallery, and one brother, Charles. She has three nieces, Natalie, Danielle (her name sake), and Cierra, three nephews, Emanuel, Jeremy, and Hunter, three great nephews Stefan, Gabriel, Malachi, and Noah, two great nieces Natalia and Madyson who is also one of two Godchildren and Caitlin.

Danielle was born in the beautiful city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she was raised and lived until the age of seventeen. She was brought up going to a Baptist Church, accepting Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at the age of nine. She soon joined the choir with her older sister, and continues to enjoy music and singing. Growing up, one could always find her running around outside playing, skating, being chased by the neighbors poodle or making dolls house furniture, playing board games, tic-tac-toe, sos, you name it, often times with her younger cousin Derrick. She adds, “Those elementary years were a blast. And being so active from my younger years probably helped lead to getting into sports.”

At Kennilworth Middle School, Danielle became active in after school activities and sports, becoming a team manager with hope of also learning and practicing when given the opportunity. She received most improved softball player in eight grade and the accolades just kept coming from there. At Woodlawn High, Danielle was an honor roll student, lettering in volleyball, basketball, softball and track & field. She also played club volleyball and AAU basketball. And the first female to win athlete of the year.

In the fall of 1990, Danielle moved to Southern California on a scholarship to the University of California at Long Beach (Long Beach State University) playing both Volleyball and Basketball and even competed in track and field her final semester. Danielle completed all requirement for a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Sociology fall of 1994. With one year of eligibility remaining in basketball, Danielle choose to forgo it and joined the USA National Volleyball team in June of 1994.

In 1996, Danielle was named to her first Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. After that she played her first professional season in Rome, Italy with team Gierre Roma Pallavolo. Since then she has also played in the Brazilian, Japanese and Puerto Rican professional leagues and numerous other counties while representing the USA during the summer international season including Switzerland, Russia, Thailand, China and Korea to name a few.

The summer of 1997 Danielle played in the four person beach volleyball league for team Norelco. And her other experience on the beach, besides recreation, was in 2000 playing in two AVP tournaments and one FIVB tournament in Madrid, Spain. As well as playing occasionally at the local sand courts at Mango's.

In 1998, Danielle tried out with the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks. Though she was not selected to the team, she continued to train with them throughout the summer when in town. The following year, she tried out again but was not selected. Finally, after her third and final attempt Danielle was named to the Portland Fire training camp, but was release just before the first preseason match. She commented, “It’s just unfornate the season wasn’t long enough for a coach to take a chance on me…” The Los Angeles Lakers is her favorite sports teams.

After refocusing on volleyball. Danielle went on to make four more Olympic appearances 2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing and 2012 London. She holds the USA record as the only indoor volleyball player male or female ever to make five Olympic Games.

Danielle still enjoys playing a game of pick up basketball from time to time. She likes to draw, go to the movies or rent a video and reading during long road trips, and occasionally dabbles in writing for passing time.

Danielle values most her faith, family and friends. She lists her mother and father as the people she admires most because they are “awesome role models.”

Danielle Scott-Arruda Videos

  • Danielle Scott-Arruda's Coaching Challenge | The Z Team
    Team USA Olympic hero Danielle Scott-Arruda and volleyball legend travels to London, England to face the challenge of turning around the ...
  • Meet Coach Danielle Scott-Arruda | The Z Team
    A 5 time Olympian and double Olympic medallist, Danielle Scott-Arruda is a Team USA volleyball legend. Find out more about her, then check ...
  • Danielle Scott-Arruda - 2016 International Volleyball Hall of Fame
    Danielle Scott-Arruda is the only five-time U.S. Olympic Women's Volleyball team player. She earned back-to-back silver medals in the 2008 ...

FAQs on booking Danielle Scott-Arruda

  • How to book Danielle Scott-Arruda?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Danielle Scott-Arruda for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Danielle Scott-Arruda, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Danielle Scott-Arruda or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Danielle Scott-Arruda?

    Booking fees for Danielle Scott-Arruda, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Danielle Scott-Arruda, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Danielle Scott-Arruda?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Danielle Scott-Arruda for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Danielle Scott-Arruda for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Danielle Scott-Arruda or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Danielle Scott-Arruda or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Danielle Scott-Arruda is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Danielle Scott-Arruda for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Danielle Scott-Arruda generally travels from Baton Rouge, LA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jim Morris, Dominique Dawes, Phil Ford, Shannon Miller and Jessica Long. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Danielle Scott-Arruda for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Danielle Scott-Arruda Speaker Videos

  • Danielle Scott-Arruda's Coaching Challenge | The Z Team
    Team USA Olympic hero Danielle Scott-Arruda and volleyball legend travels to London, England to face the challenge of turning around the ...
    Meet Coach Danielle Scott-Arruda | The Z Team
    A 5 time Olympian and double Olympic medallist, Danielle Scott-Arruda is a Team USA volleyball legend. Find out more about her, then check ...
  • Danielle Scott-Arruda - 2016 International Volleyball Hall of Fame
    Danielle Scott-Arruda is the only five-time U.S. Olympic Women's Volleyball team player. She earned back-to-back silver medals in the 2008 ...

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