About the Author

Emily Adams Knight

Emily Adams Knight

Volleyball Promotions and Assistant Business Unit Manager for Volleyball Apparel
Residence | Phoenix, AZ

Emily Adams Knight played volleyball at the University of Southern California from 2001-2004 and was a member of two DI Women's National Championship teams (2002, 2003).   Emily is a three time AVCA 1st Team All American (2002, 2003, 2004) and a three time Academic All American (2002, 2003, 2004).   Following her success at USC, she played professionally in Puerto Rico in 2005. Emily's passion for sports runs deep.   Her brother, Justin, played volleyball at the collegiate level for the University of California Santa Barbara.  Her father, Alvan, played professional basketball for the Phoenix Suns for 13 years and her husband, Matt, played baseball at Davidson College.   A native of Phoenix Arizona,  Emily now resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

Recent articles

Does Mizuno Sponsor the US National teams?

by Emily Adams Knight on December 6, 2010

Yes – the USAV Men’s and Women’s teams won the gold and silver medals respectively in 2008 while wearing our gear.

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Does Mizuno make custom team uniforms?

by Emily Adams Knight on December 6, 2010

Yes!  We can outfit your team from head to toe.   Find a dealer near you to learn more.

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Three Mizuno Volleyball Shoes Praised by Volleyball Magazine

by Emily Adams Knight on October 2, 2010

Volleyball Magazine has created their 2010 Shoe Review as part of their latest issue.  Mizuno crushed the competition in Volleyball Magazine's 2010 Shoe Review by taking home three out of the five awards, including the shoe with Best Traction, Best Shock Absorption, and Best All-Around Comfort.  The three high performance Mizuno volleyball shoes that are featured in the review are the Wave Tornado 5, Wave Rally, and the Wave Lightning 6. 

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