Name: Phil Dalhausser
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-9
Birthplace: Baden, Switzerland, Switzerland
Hometown: Ormond Beach, Fla.
College: University of Central Florida, '02 business
Olympic Experience
  • 2016, Tied for fifth
  • 2012, Tied for ninth
  • 2008, gold
Other Career Highlights
  • MOST NOTABLE
  • 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist and Most Outstanding Player for the beach games
  • Finished fifth at the 2016 Olympics with Nick Lucena and ninth in the 2012 London Olympics with Todd Rogers
  • Through 2017, holds the longest current streak (12 years) on the FIVB World Tour with at least one FIVB title (won Moscow with Lucena)
  • Posted an FIVB record for most consecutive match wins (40) with then partner Todd Rogers in 2011
  • DID YOU KNOW
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  • In 2017, won three gold and one bronze on the FIVB World Tour; Earned his 30th FIVB postseason award, the most ever for a beach volleyball athlete
  • Finished the 2016 season 67-14 with Nick Lucena on FIVB World Tour, winning four gold, three silver and one bronze
  • With current partner Nick Lucena, pair have five FIVB World Tour golds
  • Seeded #3 at the Olympics with Nick Lucena. Duo finished 5th at the Rio Olympics, going 4-1, falling 21-14, 12-21, 15-9 to Brazil's eventual gold medalists Alison/Bruno in the quarterfinals
  • Played in three AVP events in 2016, winning the Championships with Lucena
  • Won silver at the Long Beach Grand Slam in his and Lucena's first FIVB tournament after the Olympics, their 12th medal as a team
  • Lucena and Dalhausser finished second at the inaugural FIVB World Tour Finals in 2015 losing to Brazil's Alison/Bruno, placed fifth at the event in 2016
  • Placed second at the FIVB Long Beach Grand Slam with Lucena, their first World Tour event together since 2005 and Dalhausser's first podium finish of 2015
  • Played his last event with partner Sean Rosenthal in July of 2015, their partnership yielded six FIVB golds in 20 tournaments
  • Finished second with Nick Lucena at the 2015 AVP Seattle Open, it was their first event together since Sept. 11, 2011 at the NVL Miami event which they won. Duo won the AVP Manhattan Beach Open with Nick Lucena, his fifth MBO title and first win with Lucena since Sept. 2011
  • In 2014, Dalhausser and partner Sean Rosenthal reached the finals in four 2014 FIVB Grand Slam tournaments, winning gold in three (Stavanger, Norway; Gstaad, Switzerland and Long Beach, Calif.), silver at the Grand Slam in The Hague, Netherlands and bronze at the Grand Slam in Moscow, Russia
  • In their first season as a team (2013), Dalhausser and partner Sean Rosenthal won three FIVB tournaments
  • One week after the 2012 Olympic Games, Dalhausser and Todd Rogers won the bronze medal at the Mazury Orlen Grand Slam in Stare Jablonki, Poland (8/14-19), their final event as a team
  • With Rogers in 2011, finished ninth at the World Championships in Rome. Medaled in their final five FIVB events. Finished the season in second place in the FIVB World Tour rankings and first in the rankings for Olympic qualification
  • In 2010, became the first American men’s team to win the SWATCH FIVB World Tour championship since the early 1990s when Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos were the top international team when the season overlapped two years (1992-1993). Named Team of the Year with Rogers after winning nine FIVB World Tour titles: Grand Slam gold medals in Italy (Rome), Switzerland (Gstaad), Austria (Klagenfurt) and Poland (Stare Jablonki) along with second- and third-place finishes at major events in Russia (Moscow) and Norway (Stavanger)
  • In 2009, became the 16th player to surpass $1 million in career earnings
  • 2003-05 played on and off with Nick Lucena, but played the entire domestic season with Lucena in 2005. Placed seventh in the 2005 World Championships with Todd Rogers in their first event together.
Personal: Married to beach volleyball athlete Jennifer Corral since 2011, the couple have one son and one daughter...Born in Switzerland...Graduated from the University of Central Florida with a business degree