Alix Klineman was chosen as the 2006-07 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year as a student at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, CA. Klineman then attended Stanford University where she continued her standout career. After graduation, she trained with the U.S. National Team and also played professional indoor volleyball overseas. Klineman made her transition to beach volleyball in 2017 where she was awarded the Rookie of the Year on the AVP tour. In her 2018 season, she and teammate April Ross dominated their season with four tournament wins. She received the awards for Best Blocker, Most Improved Player, and Women’s Team of the Year.