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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Best American Female Athletes

Have you ever googled something along the lines of “top American female athletes of all-time”? Thinking of the laurels of Kerri Walsh Jennings’ career, you might be thinking she must be among the best all-time, and others must think this as well! But what happens when you google just that? You get lists that name…

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Walsh Jennings/Ross, Dalhausser/Rosenthal win at 55th-annual AVP Manhattan Beach Open presented by smart

Walsh Jennings wins record seventh AVP Manhattan Beach Open presented by smart women’s beach volleyball title; She and Ross extend perfect 2014 AVP match record to 21-0 at the Manhattan Beach Pier with fourth straight tournament victory; Dalhausser wins fourth AVP Manhattan Beach Open, and Rosenthal claims his second

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Behind the scenes with AVP and Olympic volleyball players Walsh Jennings and Ross

AVP and Olympic beach volleyball players Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross talk about preparing for the new season and balancing being a professional athlete and family. Video produced by Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY   http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/video/behind-the-scenes-with-olympic-volleyball-players-walsh-jennings-and-ross/3594205462001

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AVP Athletes Attend Second Annual “Gold Meets Golden” Event

The AVP’s own Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross and Jen Kessy were among the star athletes on-hand for the second annual “Gold Meets Golden” event. The event was held on the eve of the 2014 Golden Globe Awards and was created as an opportunity for Olympic athletes and the Hollywood elite to be able to meet, interact, and inspire one another.

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Walsh Jennings, Ross and Dalhausser Play Beach Volleyball at Dodger Stadium

The AVP’s own Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross, and Phil Dalhausser were among the sporting luminaries in attendance on Saturday night for the first ever game of ice hockey to be played at Dodger Stadium. The temperature was a balmy 61 degrees as the LA Kings took to the ice against the Anaheim Ducks in a game…

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AVP Players Honored by FIVB Fans and Athletes

The AVP would like to congratulate Casey Patterson who fans chose as the 2013 FIVB Male Beach Volleyball Athlete of the Year. In an online poll of Facebook fans, Patterson was honored along with Germany’s Laura Ludwig, who was chosen as the FIVB Female Beach Volleyball Athlete of the Year. Patterson, along with partner Jake…

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