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Chaim Schalk Uses Dual Citizenship To Transition Into USA Beach Player

Canada’s Chaim Schalk is using his dual citizenship with the United States to transition into becoming an American volleyball player. 

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VolleyMob Year in Review: December 2017

December brought the close of the collegiate women’s volleyball season, including a national title for Nebraska, as well as multiple coaching changes. Postseason international and beach awards also were announced alongside plans for the 2018 seasons.

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VolleyMob Year in Review: November 2017

November brought several international and domestic announcements regarding newly formed league and 2018 slates, while the collegiate volleyball world was busy wrapping up the regular season and preparing for postseason play.

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VolleyMob Year in Review: September 2017

College volleyball stole the show in September with a schedule affected by hurricanes, impacted by major injuries and highlighted by milestone wins and upsets. The World Grand Champions Cup, AVP Championship and much more also dotted the volleyball landscape.

VolleyMob Year in Review: August 2017

August was jam packed with international beach volleyball on the AVP and FIVB Tours as well as in world championships, while the college season geared up.

VolleyMob Year in Review: July 2017

July brought the women’s World Grand Prix, the culmination of the men’s World League and several AVP and FIVB beach titles en route to the Beach World Championships slated for the end of the month.

VolleyMob Year in Review: June 2017

June was filled with beach volleyball on both the AVP and FIVB Tours, while the indoor focus turned to the FIVB Men’s World League and women’s Pan American Cup and Montreaux Masters tournaments.

VolleyMob Year in Review: May 2017

May wrapped up both the NCAA men’s and beach seasons, kicked off the AVP Tour and crowned champions in the Russian Super League, Polish League and Women’s Club World Championship among others.

AVP Year in Photos: League Photographer Mpu Dinani Shares His Faves

As year-end countdowns gear up, the AVP turned to its staff photographer Mpu Dinani to share his favorite shots from…

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Phil Dalhausser & April Ross Pick Up Multiple 2017 AVP Awards

2017 in wrapping up and the AVP Tour Awards have been announced following the first year of Gold Series stops and more points awarded to players. 

April Ross Picks Alix Klineman as Partner Leading Up to Tokyo 2020

April Ross announced she is teaming up with Stanford alum Alex Klineman for the 2018 pro season and the next Olympic training quad.

AVP Announces 2018 Pro Beach Tour Schedule

Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena won 3 of the 8 stops on the AVP Tour in 2018.

5 Inducted Into International Volleyball Hall of Fame Class of 2017

For the first time since 2010, no Americans were included in the 2017 class.

2017 AVP Champs Hyden, Doherty Part Ways

Ryan Doherty and John Hyden, who together won the 2017 AVP Championship, are splitting up according to Doherty’s facebook page.

AVP to Induct Sinjin Smith to AVPFirst Wall of Champions

AVPFirst will induct Sinjin Smith, a 92-time AVP Champion, to their Wall of Champions on November 5th. The event will include…

AVP Head Details Hopes for Future in Forbes Magazine Article

As the sport of volleyball and beach volleyball grow in popularity in the high school and collegiate ranks, the AVP…

John Hyden/Ryan Doherty Take Down Reigning Champs In AVP Tour Finals

In a tough two-set match, John Hyden and Ryan Doherty take down the reigning champions Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena for the AVP Tour title in Chicago.

Claes/Hughes Become Youngest Pair To Win AVP Event At Chicago Finals

After starting out as the #12 seed in the tournament, Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes fight to take the final AVP Tour stop in Chicago away from Summer Ross and Brooke Sweat.

Two Surprise Teams Advance Through AVP Championship Qualifiers

For the men, qualifying seeds 1-6 as well as the No. 25 and No. 26 teams survived to move on to Friday’s action. The top eight women’s qualifiers advanced.