Adam Prinz, joined the University of Texas men’s volleyball program in the Fall of ’99 playing for Gene Chamblis (USAV HOF). He instantly made an impact on the program, his teammates, and the Texas community.
He graduated high school from Episcopal School of Dallas, and played club volleyball for Texas legendary Coach Keith Nannie of Addison Volleyball Club (now director of DFW High Intensity Volleyball).
As he entered UT he emerged as a tremendous athlete with inspiring leadership, determination, and a strong work ethic. By Adam’s sophomore year on the team he was competing for one of the Outside Hitter spots. By Adam’s junior and senior season he was co-running the UT program, along with being a SIVA All Conference 1st Team Outside Hitter.
With his determination and hard work he inspired his teammates. Texas won SIVA conference in 2000 and was runner up in 2001.
Spring of 2004 the Texas Invitational was renamed the Adam Prinz Texas Invitational in remembrance of Adam’s perseverance and dedication to the UT men’s volleyball program. Along side with the renaming, Adam’s jersey number (4), was retired from the UT men’s volleyball program.