Billy Allen resides in Cheney, WA, but trains out of Hermosa Beach, CA. Allen attended Cal State Northridge where he was the setter for the team. Allen graduated with a degree in Communications and was named to the MPSF All-Academic team as a sophomore.
Allen made his AVP debut in 2004 at Huntington Beach. In addition to training, Allen works as a volleyball coach and has a volleyball podcast named “Coach Your Brains Out.” Billy married fellow pro beach volleyball player Janelle Allen and they have one child named Ketch.
What are your pre-game rituals?
Visiting the Porta Potty
If you weren’t playing professional volleyball, what would your job be?
Playing amateur volleyball
What is the most rewarding piece of advice you ever received?
If you’re ever standing and you can be sitting, sit. If you’re ever sitting and you can be lying down, lie down.