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Joshua Slack:
 
Joshua Slack
Australia  
      
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: FIVB
Birth Date December 16, 1976 (37 years old)
Home Town Brisbane
Resides Adelaïde
Height 6'3"
Web Site www.schachtslack.com
  Best Finish Winnings
International 2nd $268,020
   FIVB 2nd $267,770
   FIVB C&S 7th $250
Continental Cup $0
   Cont Cup $0
Overall 2nd $268,020
 
Bio Bits

Slack teamed with Andrew Schacht to have the pair's best SWATCH-FIVB World Tour season in 2007.  Since the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Slack and Schacht have ranked as the top Australian men’s team on the SWATCH-FIVB World Tour.  Paired since 2002, Slack and Schacht's partnership was highlighted by a pair of medals and three “final four” finishes in 2007.  After placing fourth in Croatia, Slack and Schacht claimed a silver medal at the 2007 Canadian stop in Montreal before finishing third at the SWATCH-FIVB World Championships in the Swiss Alps.  Slack and Schacht , who placed ninth at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, rank 20th all-time in FIVB earnings ($401,090) entering the 2008 season for 62 events with three podium placements and five “final four” finishes.  Slack and Schacht have won 55.5 percent of their SWATCH matches (157-126).  Slack and Schacht's 2007 earnings ($110,700) for 10 events was the best-ever by an Australia men’s team on the SWATCH-FIVB World Tour.

Married (Arnelia, September 9, 2006), Slack is the son of Jonathan (computer analyst) and Diane (social worker) Slack. He has an older sister (Danielle) and a younger brother (Kristopher).

His most memorable moment in life - Getting married.
His most memorable Beach Volleyball moment - A 2003 bronze medal in Portugal.
His No. 1 playing site in Australia -
Surfers Paradise because his family and friends come and watch.
His No. 1 playing site internationallyPoland at Stare Jabonski because the fans get behind the players.
Off-the-sand, he describes himself - Passionate.
On-the-sand, he describes himself - Passionate.
The people who have helped him the most in life - His wife, his coach and his parents.
The people who have helped him the most in Beach Volleyball - His coach.
The best advice he has received in life - Let it go.
The best advice he has received in Beach Volleyball - Let it go and play on.
The three people in history he would like to have dinner with - Michael Jordan, Austrian rules footballer Michael Voss and his wife.

Favorite Movie - The Matrix
Favorite Musical Group - Pearl Jam
Favorite Meal - Pizza

When his Beach Volleyball career is over, what would he like to do? - Own a bar.

What frightens you? - Heights.
What excites you? - Good food and good friends.
If you could compete for Australia in another sport what would it be? - Basketball.
Best bit about coming home after being away? - Seeing my beautiful wife.
If you could meet anyone who would it be? - Michael Jordan, he's so dedicated.

 

 
 
Career Summary
 
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
1999 FIVB C&S 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $250.00 5.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 FIVB 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000.00 78.0 96th 0 0 1 0 3 3 0 4
2000 FIVB 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 $11,000.00 415.0 54th 0 4 0 0 0 5 1 0
2001 FIVB 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 $22,375.00 572.0 27th 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 FIVB 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 $19,370.00 535.0 27th 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2003 FIVB 9 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 $22,375.00 530.0 37th 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
2004 FIVB 13 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 $38,050.00 982.0 19th 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 FIVB 10 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 $33,050.00 809.0 37th 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
2006 FIVB 10 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 $32,350.00 1,170.0 30th 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
2007 FIVB 10 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 $55,350.00 1,650.0 27th 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
2008 FIVB 7 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 $17,300.00 630.0 82nd 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
2010 FIVB 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $3,800.00 291.0 93rd 0 2 1 5 0 5 0 0
2011 FIVB 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $10,750.00 456.0 78th 0 1 2 3 0 3 0 0
2012 FIVB 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000.00 118.0 119th 0 0 1 3 0 3 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  136
(25th)
0 1 3 2 7 11 24 $268,020.00
(66th)
8,241.0   11 27 11 12 3 19 1 4
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  137
(99th)
0 1 3 2 7 11 24 $268,020.00
(118th)
8,241.0   11 27 11 12 3 19 1 4
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Partner Summary
 
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour/Open
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
Andrew Schacht 69 0 1 3 2 6 10 16 $217,845 6,306.0 8 16 6 1 0 0 0 0
Christopher McHugh 26 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $14,550 799.0 0 3 3 10 0 9 0 0
Matthew Grinlaubs 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 $12,000 493.0 0 4 1 0 3 8 1 4
Jarrod Novosel 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 $22,375 572.0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
William Mercer 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000 66.0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
Total 135 0 1 3 2 7 10 24 $267,770 8,236.0 11 27 11 12 3 19 1 4
 
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Challenger & Satellite
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
Matthew Grinlaubs 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $250 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $250 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
Andrew Schacht 69 0 1 3 2 6 10 16 $217,845 6,306.0 8 16 6 1 0 0 0 0
Christopher McHugh 27 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $14,550 799.0 0 3 3 10 0 9 0 0
Matthew Grinlaubs 26 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 $12,250 498.0 0 4 1 0 3 8 1 4
Jarrod Novosel 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 $22,375 572.0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
William Mercer 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000 66.0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
 
Total 137 0 1 3 2 7 11 24 $268,020 8,241.0 11 27 11 12 3 19 1 4
 
 

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