Casey Patterson beach volleyball olympian – Ep. 59

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“Dive into the Inspiring Journey of Casey Patterson: Unveiling the Man Behind the Volleyball Legend”

Step into the exhilarating world of Casey Patterson, where the prowess of a professional beach volleyball player converges with the heartwarming role of a devoted family man. As you embark on this captivating episode, prepare to be enthralled by a narrative that transcends the boundaries of mere athleticism and delves deep into the life of a multi-faceted individual.

The accolades of Casey Patterson in the realm of volleyball are nothing short of extraordinary – a testament to his unwavering dedication and relentless pursuit of excellence. To explore his remarkable list of accomplishments, be sure to navigate to our website, where an extensive chronicle of triumphs awaits your discovery. Yet, volleyball is but one facet of this dynamic persona, as we delve into the intriguing tapestry that comprises both his thriving business endeavors and his cherished role as a family anchor.

Amidst the tapestry of shared experiences, Casey and our host found common ground in the intrinsic connection between their respective careers and their families’ prosperity. An engrossing dialogue unfolds, underscoring the pivotal reality that performance in their professions directly impacts the livelihood of their loved ones.

As the interview unfolds, Casey beckons us to join him on a virtual expedition spanning a staggering 100,000 miles over a single summer. Through vivid anecdotes and heartfelt anecdotes, he offers us a glimpse into his globetrotting adventures – a life embraced not only by him but also by his steadfast partner, Lexi, as they navigate the journey of parenthood together, raising their four precious children.

Amidst the riveting tales of travel and family life, the conversation pivots to the meteoric growth of beach volleyball. Casey’s vivid insights unveil the dynamic evolution of this sport and the profound honor he experienced representing his nation on the grand stage of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As the spotlight intensifies, Casey delves into the unfiltered reality of professional athleticism, unveiling the layers that constitute a thriving sports career, and unveiling hidden avenues that athletes explore to secure their financial well-being.

Intriguing and enlightening, this episode invites you to witness the fusion of an athletic virtuoso and a nurturing family man. Casey Patterson’s journey transcends the confines of a single arena, and as you immerse yourself in his narrative, you’ll gain profound insights into the making of an extraordinary life – one marked by dedication, love, and an unquenchable drive for success.

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Casey Patterson BIO

Sport: Volleyball

Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball

Height: 6-6

Hometown: Newbury Park, Calif.

High School: Newbury Park High School

College: Brigham Young University, ’05 recreational management

Team/Club: Club Santa Barbara

Olympic Experience

  • 2016 Olympic Games (tied for 19th with Jake Gibb)

World Championship Experience

  • 2017 World Championships (tied for 17th with Theo Brunner)
  • 2015 World Championships (tied for 5th with Jake Gibb)
  • 2013 World Championships (4th place with Jake Gibb)

Other Career Highlights

  • Tied for 19th with Jake Gibb at the 2016 Rio Olympics
  • Finished fifth at the 2015 Beach World Championships with Jake Gibb. Duo was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Brazil
  • With Gibb, named USA Volleyball’s Beach Team of the Year for 2013 and AVP’s 2014 men’s Team of the Year
  • Has competed in four 2019 FIVB World Tour events, three with Slick. Tied for 9th in The Hague with new partner Chase Budinger
  • Competed in eight 2018 FIVB World Tour events with Stafford Slick. Best finish was third at Tokyo three-star
  • Played in six 2018 AVP Tour events with Slick. Best finish was third in Austin
  • In 2017, partnered with Theo Brunner and posted a best finish of fourth on the FIVB World Tour; duo had two third-place finishes on the domestic AVP Tour
  • At the 2016 Olympics, Jake Gibb/Casey Patterson lost to Spain 21-19, 16-21, 15-7, making them 1-2 in pool play. The pair officially tied for 19th when they were eliminated after pool play due to point differential
  • During the 2016 season, finished fourth two times with Gibb for their best finishes on the FIVB World Tour
  • Took fifth place at the 2015 Hamburg Major, finishing Olympic qualification with best finishes of one gold (St. Petersburg) and one silver (Olsztyn)
  • Tied for seventh at the inaugural FIVB World Tour Finals (2015) with Jake Gibb
  • On the 2016 AVP Tour, won three events with Gibb, including Huntington Beach and Manhattan Beach
  • Partnered with Jake Gibb during the 2013 season, when both players were left without partners for the first tournament of the year. On the FIVB Tour between 2013-16, duo had two golds, silver and bronze
  • 2013 AVP Best Offensive Player; Only team to advance to seven semifinals as the top-ranked team on the 2013 AVP Tour
  • While partnered with Ryan Doherty in 2012, the duo participated in two AVP events, one NVL tournament and seven Jose Cuervo events where they won twice and had three other podium finishes
  • Named MVP in the 2010 Puerto Rican indoor league
  • Competed in the indoor Swedish Elite Professional League as an outside hitter for the Falkenberg professional team, and led team to the finals where they won the gold medal
  • Played for Club Santa Barbara in high school

Personal: Married wife, Lexi, in 2005 and has two sons and two daughters…Graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in recreational management

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