Beach Update: U.S. Pairs Shine at Stormy Manhattan Beach Open

Two major events on different sides of the beach volleyball landscape highlighted the last week, with athletes competing at the AVP Manhattan Beach Open and the BPT Elite 16 in Hamburg.

Beach Update: Top Teams Go for Gold in Hamburg

This week, FIVB Elite16 Hamburg kicks off with the top ranked U.S. Men’s and Women’s teams looking to bring home more hardware and improve their world rankings. It’s also one of the biggest weekends on the calendar for AVP. The main draw of the Manhattan Beach Open begins on Friday and a number of U.S. National Team pairs will hope to have their names carved onto the pier as 2023 champs.

Davenport to Support and Coach Beach National Teams

TORRANCE, Calif. (Aug. 2, 2023) – USA Volleyball announces that it has hired Scott Davenport as its Beach National Team development coach. Davenport began his coaching career in indoor volleyball at Cal State Dominguez Hills, but quickly found his way to the beach. He began coaching for U.S. Beach National Team athletes in 2008 and…

Beach Update: Silver Streak in Montreal

The U.S. beach teams of Betsi Flint/Julia Scoles and Andy Benesh/Miles Partain each went the distance in the finals on Sunday before taking silver medals at the Pro Beach Tour Elite 16 event in Montreal, Canada

Beach Update: Big Points up for Grabs in Montreal

U.S. beach teams look to improve their rankings in the drive toward Paris 2028 this week at the Beach Pro Tour (PBT) Elite 16 event in Montréal, Canada

U.S. Men Finish VNL with 2nd Straight Silver Medal

The U.S. Men’s National Team won the silver medal at the Volleyball Nations League for the second straight year on Sunday as it fell to host Poland 3-1 (25-23, 24-26, 25-18, 25-18) in Gdansk

U.S. Men Sweep Italy to Reach VNL Final

After a difficult quarterfinal, the U.S. Men’s National Team made it look easy in their semifinal, sweeping Italy (25-19, 25-18, 25-19) on Saturday in Gdansk, Poland

Italy up Next for U.S. Men in VNL Semis

The U.S. Men’s National Team (11-2) will play Italy (11-2) at 11 a.m. PT on Saturday in the semifinals of the Volleyball National League Final Round in Gdansk, Poland.

U.S. Men Fight off France to Move Forward at VNL

The defending VNL champions took the U.S. Men to five sets, but the U.S. held on for the 3-2 (25-21, 25-18 17-25, 24-26, 15-9) win

Beach Update: Trevor Crabb, Theo Brunner Win 1st FIVB Gold in Espinho

U.S. men’s beach volleyball won a second straight international gold medal on Sunday as Theo Brunner/Trevor Crabb took the title at the Pro Beach Tour Espinho Challenge on Sunday in Portugal