FIVB smart St. Pete Grand Slam Presented by the AVP

The 2015 FIVB smart St. Pete Grand Slam will bring world-class beach volleyball to downtown St. Petersburg in Spa Beach Park from June 15 to June 21. The Grand Slam is a part of the prestigious FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and serves as a qualification event for the 2016 Olympics. Top Olympic hopefuls from…

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AVP and NBC Sports Group Announce Media Partnership

NBC Sports Group To Present More Than 17 Hours of AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour Coverage in 2015 on NBC and NBCSN

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Traci Weamer: The Unwritten Rules

Dearest athletes and friends, I think it’s time to redefine what it means to be an athlete… You are an athlete.  You have probably been called this your entire life.  Your name is synonymous with ‘athlete’.  Since primary school you dominated the field, the blacktop, and knowing you probably even the cafeteria lunch line.  From…

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AVP Kingston Seattle Open

The AVP Tour makes its return to the Pacific Northwest, bringing World-class Beach Volleyball professionals to the shores of Lake Sammamish! We’ll be coming back to Seattle for the first time since 1990 for the men and marks the first time ever for the women. Washington will become the 21st different state the AVP women…

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AVP Manhattan Beach Open Presented by Acer

The 56th Manhattan Beach Open marks the longest running, continuous tournament in the sport of beach volleyball.  The AVP returns to the birthplace of beach volleyball as the most talented men and women, in the sport, battle it out to have their names enshrined on the well regarded Manhattan Beach Pier.  The world renowned event…

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AVP Kingston Chicago Open

The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to Chicago this summer at Oak Street Beach. Chicago has been an annual stop nearly every year since 1983 and is the most frequent location for a beach volleyball tournament outside of California. All within view of Chicago’s skyline on the shores of Lake Michigan. In addition…

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Kingston AVP Championships at Huntington Beach

The AVP Tour all comes to a head here in Huntington Beach at the Kingston AVP Championships. Since 2000, Huntington Beach has hosted more AVP events than any other location (this will be the 15th in 16 years).  In addition to the world’s best beach volleyball talent, this ultimate beach festival will feature interactive activations,…

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AVP Kingston Cincinnati Open in Mason Ohio, at the Lindner Family Tennis Center

The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour again makes a stop at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati’s nearby town of Mason Ohio. Cincinnati has been a mainstay on the domestic tour over the past decade and there has been a pro beach volleyball event in Cincinnati (or Mason) each year since 2005. This year…

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AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour announces 2015 schedule

COSTA MESA, Calif.  (March 25, 2015) – The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), the premiere domestic professional beach volleyball tour in the U.S., today officially announced its 2015 schedule, adding tournaments in four new cities to its seven-event nationwide tour taking place from May through September.   In its fourth year under the guidance of AVP…

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AVP New Orleans Open

The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to New Orleans this summer for the first time since 1999 for the men and 1995 for the women. Olympic stars and local standouts will battle it out on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain in Kenner over Memorial Day weekend. The qualifier will be held…

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AVP Players have it… Do you?

I recently had a conversation with a person who had contacted me on Facebook. In January I started a company called VolleyCamp Hermosa which provides accommodation and coaching for beach volleyballers who want to test the sands of the southern left coast. This young man was interested in coming out to California for some high level training…

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