Billy Allen was born October 15, 1981 in Fallbrook, CA. Allen currently resides in Cheney, WA, but trains out of Hermosa Beach, CA. Allen attended Cal State Northridge where he played setter on the volleyball team. Allen graduated with a degree in communications and was named to the MPSF all-academic team as a sophomore.
Allen made his AVP debut in 2004 at Huntington Beach. In 2009, Allen won the Paul Mitchell Hot Shot Award. Last season, Allen’s best finish came in Santa Barbara, finishing 3rd after eliminating Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal. In addition to training, Allen works as a volleyball coach. Billy married fellow pro beach volleyball player Janelle Allen. Allen is currently sponsored by USYVL and The Matsa.
Favorite thing about beach volleyball: “When I’m in the winner’s bracket.”
Role Models: “My parents. Growing up playing with family and friends in Fallbrook and Oceanside.”
Something people would be surprised to learn about you: “I’m a member of the Creative Club.”