Katie Spieler is a 2016 graduate of the University of Hawaii and received her Masters in Accounting. She finished her collegiate beach volleyball career as a two-time All American, NCAA Women of the Year Top 30 Honoree, and Elite 90 recipient. Since college, Spieler co-founded East Beach Volleyball Academy in Santa Barbara, joined the AVP tour, and most recently, passed the CPA exam.
Who are your role models?
My parents who constantly redefine the meaning of hard work and perseverance! My volleyball role model is Misty May – I think her mental strength is unparalleled and the time she takes to give back and encourage young athletes inspires so many!
Who is your go-to music artist?
Macklemore or Earth, Wind, and Fire….it’s a wide variety.
What is the most rewarding piece of advice you ever received?
Pressure is a privilege.