Todd Rogers was born September 30, 1973 in Santa Barbara, CA. Currently, Rogers lives in Solvang, CA and trains out of Santa Barbara or his home. He attended UC Santa Barbara where he played setter for the Gauchos. During his time at Santa Barbara, he was named 3-time team MVP, and was a two-time All-American. Rogers left UCSB with the school record for career digs, 2nd all-time in assists, 9th in total blocks, and 8th in block assists.
Rogers made his AVP debut in Manhattan Beach in 1993. Rogers sits at 6th all-time in men’s victories in the AVP with 52 tour victories. He also sits 6th all-time in overall career victories with 78. During his time on the AVP tour, Rogers has been named Best Defensive Player five times, MVP in 2006, Rookie of the Year in 1997, and Team of the Year three times with Phil Dalhausser. In addition to his AVP career, Rogers is an Olympian, winning the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics with Dalhausser.
Outside of training and playing, Rogers works as a coach at the middle school, high school and club levels. Todd is married to Melissa Rogers, with which he has two children. Currently, Rogers is sponsored by Red Bull and ProYo. Rogers will be partnering up with Theo Brunner for the 2014 AVP Tour.
Favorite thing about beach volleyball: “Every day I can work and that means every day I could be at the beach.”
Dream job: “A Pro Surfer, but I also enjoy coaching.”
Role Models: “Karch Kiraly and Jon Lee.”
2014: Todd Rogers finished tied for 5th at the AVP St. Petersburg Open with partner Theo Brunner.