Bill Kolinske

Player Information

  • Height: 6'6"
  • Birthdate: August 6, 1986
  • Hometown: Big Bend, WI
  • College: Wisconsin-Whitewater

Best Finish

  • AVP: 3rd (3 times)
  • International: 41st
  • Overall: 3rd (3 times)

Bill Kolinske played basketball at Wisconsin-Whitewater, and left the school ranked in the top 10 for career blocks.  Finding his passion for volleyball, Kolinske moved cross-country to the heart of beach volleyball- Hermosa Beach, CA.

Kolinske is the son of Ed and Mary Kolinske, and his sister Julie played volleyball at University of Milwaukee and has also played on the AVP Pro Tour.

Who are your role models?
My Mom and Dad

What is your favorite event location?
My favorite AVP location is Chicago

If you weren’t playing professional volleyball, what would your job be?
I would be a Physical Education teacher