Birth Year: 1977
Resides: San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
Olympic History: 2012 Women’s Beach Volleyball (Silver Medal)
View Jennifer Kessy’s match results at BVBInfo.com
DID YOU KNOW
2015 – Emily Day
2007-13 – April Ross, Brooke Sweat, Whitney Pavlik
2006 – Nancy Mason/Rachel Wacholder
2005 – Mason/Holly McPeak
2004 – Barbra Fontana
2003 – Jenny Pavley
2002 – Heather Lowe/Cary Wendell
2001 – Jennifer Simpson/Angie Maredith/Heather Lowe/Angela Kammer
THE BIG BLURB
"She knows what it takes to get there [to the Olympics]," Emily Day said, "and I'm looking forward to learning from her and using what I know already, combining with her knowledge to take it to the next level."
"I realized I still have some of that fire left. I saw an opening for that second spot and I really want it."
FIVB - A mum who sides out
ESPN - Volleyball player Jen Kessy's playlist
FIVB - It's 'Complicated' as Jennifer Kessy works toward the 2016 Games
FIVB - Porec Major Notes
FIVB - "Mama" Kessy Advances in women's Moscow Grand Slam
Globo - After becoming a mother, Jen Kessy back playing after 37 years of eye in 2016
NBC Sports - Jennifer Kessy, Emily Day form new beach volleyball partnership
Kessy Returns to Make Run at Rio
Daily Mail - CoverGirl signs U.S. Olympic stars Jennifer Kessy and Marlen Esparza
Updated June, 2016
The Best Beach Volleyball Photos Of 2016
Sept. 22, 2016
Relive the year on the beach with 27 photos of Team USA's beach volleyball teams.
Red, White & Trending: June 3-9
Jamie MacDonald June 10, 2016
Team USA athletes take to social media to pay tribute to Muhammad Ali, new secret to Aly Raisman's success, #NationalDonutDay draws rave reviews (but not from Amy Purdy), Michelle Akers wins #NationalBestFriendDay, Lacey Henderson goes slow-mo for a long jump PB, beach volleyball stars are on the road again, an Olympic medal -- sadly -- is stolen, baby Boomer Phelps shows off his wingspan, medal modeling with Alana Nichols, Bobby Ryan's nerves get to his birth announcement, Chaunte Lowe ends on a high note and much more.
Red, White & Trending: Feb. 5-11
Jamie MacDonald Feb. 12, 2016
Beach volleyballers take Manhattan, sliders celebrate an opening ceremony in Innsbruck, a teenage dream takes center stage as the start of something big, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen continues to inspire (and celebrate the Super Bowl champs with good reason), Olympic families expand, a fencer offers his priceless reaction to Rio qualification, and more
Beach teams take short break before 2016 training begins again
Corinne Calabro Nov. 26, 2015
Beach teams will begin 2016 training in December, begin FIVB World Tour in January
Beach Update: Beach finishes 2015 season at NORCECA Continental Finals
Corinne Calabro Nov. 16, 2015
Top beach teams will finish 2015 schedule at NORCECA finals in Tobago
Kessy and Day win U.S. women's first medal of 2016 Tour
Corinne Calabro Oct. 24, 2015
Jennifer Kessy and Emily Day won bronze at the Antalya Open in Turkey
Four U.S. Teams Gear Up For FIVB World Tour Finals In Florida
Scott Alan Salomon Sept. 28, 2015
The event offers $100,000 to each winning team - the highest prize in international beach volleyball history.
Red, White & Trending: Sept. 4-10
Jamie MacDonald Sept. 11, 2015
Michael Phelps cross-trains, Serena and Venus thrill Team USA athletes, Summer Sanders readies for the NFL season and more.
It’s ‘Complicated’ As Jennifer Kessy Works Toward The 2016 Games
Joanne C. Gerstner June 29, 2015
Kessy and partner Emily Day make up one of seven U.S. teams at the world championships.
Behind the scenes with the USA athletes at USAvBRA
March 06, 2015
USA beach athletes share their experience playing on Copacabana Beach and their time in Rio de Janeiro