Sun Sees Rebound on Horizon for Pro Volleyball Circuit

SPORTS: Renews several key sponsors, seeks new TV deal Chris Casacchia Monday, September 29, 2014 Donald Sun is facing another big challenge as his second year of running a revived professional beach volleyball tour comes to an end. The Costa Mesa-based Association of Volleyball Professionals’ two-year broadcasting deal with CBS Sports Network and CBS Interactive…

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AVP in SportsPro Magazine

The AVP is honored to have been featured in SportsPro Magazine! Article includes a look into the business side of the AVP as well as an interview with AVP Managing partner, Donald Sun   A new dawn – August 2014

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Sun is out for AVP’s future

After working 13 years at his father’s multibillion-dollar company, Donald Sun thought he might be getting a promotion when his dad, David, called him into a meeting two years ago. Instead, the elder Sun told Donald that there was nothing left for him to learn at Fountain Valley-based Kingston Technology, and that it was time…

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Here comes the Sun: Donald Sun saves AVP, infuses life into volleyball

In August 2013, the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) prepared for the opener of its first full season under new ownership and needed drinks and snacks for the players hospitality tent in Salt Lake City. “Usually, they would send an intern to do something like that,” Phil Dalhausser, an Olympic champion and one of the…

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Pro beach volleyball player Dalhausser excited for return to Atlantic City this summer

ATLANTIC CITY — Two-time Olympian Phil Dalhausser has soared for spikes and dived for digs on beach volleyball courts all over the world. He regards Atlantic City, which will host the second Do AC Pro Beach Volleyball Invitational on Sept. 5-7, among his favorite venues. “I think it’s great for us players,” Dalhausser said Wednesday…

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AVP’s Donald Sun sets up the 2014 season and the future of volleyball

After going bankrupt in the middle of the 2010 season, the AVP Tour is now is now under the watchful eye of owner Donald Sun, who bought the famed tour two years ago, and is now readying for the 31st year of its existence. The company operated seven tournaments in 2013 and this season it…

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