The 2018 Total Player Award winner Ekaterina Prokofyeva is one of the best players Russia has ever produced.
The 31-year-old is a multiple-time club and international champion. She has spent the majority of her career with the Russian powerhouse KINEF Kirishi, where she has contributed significantly to the club’s 13 Russian Championships and 2017 and 2018 Euro League titles. For Russia, she has won two European Championships (2008 & 2010), and a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Ekaterina is not only a leader for her club and country during competitions, but also a fantastic representative for the sport and its growth. As a resource for younger players seeking to improve their technical abilities, she has a free-to-view YouTube channel on which she posts videos of drills she executes flawlessly.