|Birthday||January 4, 1985|
Stafford started his volleyball career at the University of Minnesota and served as the President/Captain of the Men’s Volleyball Club for three years. His first AVP Main Draw came in Hermosa Beach in 2010 when teaming with Olympic Gold Medalist Dain Blanton. He had a breakout season in 2013, earning four top-5 finishes. In his career, Stafford has competed alongside six different Olympians – Dain Blanton, Adrian Carambula, Casey Patterson, Todd Rogers, Sean Rosenthal and Indoor Olympian Reid Priddy.
As AVP’s Most Improved Player in 2017, Stafford (with partner Billy Allen) earned his first AVP title at the Seattle Open. The duo finished the 2017 season as the Team Points Leaders netting three Finals, and two Semifinal appearances in eight events. A husband to his high school sweetheart Julie and father of Edison and Delaney, Stafford and his family enjoy soaking up the Southern California sun in Hermosa Beach.