|Birthday||September 7, 1986|
Avery grew up playing baseball in Redlands, CA, and started playing indoor volleyball late in high school. He took to the sport and played as a Middle Blocker at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. While in college, Avery learned the beach game from the AVP legends at East Beach in SB like Randy Stoklos, Todd Rogers and Dax Holdren, and the equally legendary Nooner Crew. He knew he wanted to play professionally the first time he played a beach tournament at the Manhattan Beach Pier. He qualified for his first AVP Main Draw in Santa Barbara in 2010 with Chris Icaza. In 2012, he broke through as a pro with Ty Tramblie when they reached their first final in Chicago. He has four 3rd place finishes on the AVP and has won Gold on the FIVB World Tour and NORCECA Tour.
Avery coaches boys volleyball at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach and with MB Surf Boys Volleyball club. He also serves as a Youth Director at New City Church in El Segundo. He loves the outdoors and the water, playing guitar, and the LA Lakers. Outside of volleyball, the person he most admires is author Britt Merrick. His favorite food is blueberry bagels with peanut butter. Avery and his wife Alyson have two kids, a three-year-old daughter Blake and one-year-old son Micah.