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Todd Rogers


Todd Rogers
  • 2012
  • 2008

Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
Birth Year: 1973
Resides: Solvang, Calif.
Height: 6-2
College: UC Santa Barbara
Olympic History: 2008 Men's Beach Volleyball (Gold Medal), 2012 Men's Beach Volleyball (9th place)
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  • Won an Olympic Gold medal with partner Phil Dalhausser at the 2008 Beijing Games. Suffered a first-round loss to Latvia and came back to defeat Brazil in three sets for gold. Entered the games as the number two seed
  • Competed in the 2012 London Olympics with Dalhausser, but were eliminated in the round of 16 to tie for ninth place. Entered games as the number two seed
  • From 2007-2011 reigned with Dalhausser as the AVP Tour champions

  • Currently partnered with Stafford Slick (2015-present), debuted as a team at FIVB World Tour opener in Fuzhou, China - finished fourth, the best among the U.S. men
  • Finished tied for third at AVP Chicago with Slick, their best of five events
  • Played in nine international events with Theo Brunner between 2013 and 14. The duo won two NORCECA Continental Tour stops in 2014 (Cayman Islands, Varadero) and played in five FIVB Grand Slams and one Open
  • Partnered with Ryan Doherty in 2013 and finished 17th at the FIVB World Championships in Stare Jablonki. Ranked fourth on the AVP Tour with a top finish of second in the season opener. Took second place at NORCECA Cayman Islands
  • One week after the 2012 Olympics, won bronze with Dalhausser at the MAzury Orlen Grand Slam in Stare Jablonki. Tied for ninth at the London Games after going 3-0 in pool play
  • Began the 2012 season with Dalhausser winning the Brasilia Open, Shanghai Open, bronze in Prague and fourth in Gstaad
  • In 2011 with Dalhausser, started the season with two gold medals and established an FIVB record for consecutive match wins (40). Duo finished ninth at the FIVB World Championships in Rome. Medaled in final five events of the season with wins in Quebec and Stare Jablonki. By season's end, ranked second place in FIVB World Tour rankings, first in FIVB beach technical rankings and first in Olympic qualification
  • With Dalhausser in 2010, became the first American men's team to win the SWATCH FIVB World Tour championship since the early 1990s. Named the FIVB Team of the Year after winning nine World Tour titles. Won 500th match as a team in Klagenfurt, Austria. Finished season winning 75 of 86 matches
  • Also in 2010, the duo won five AVP tournaments, winning 34 matches and dropping only six sets
  • Between 2005 and 09 with Dalhausser, the duo won the AVP World Challenge vs Brazil (2009), finished third at the FIVB World Championships (09), won gold at the Beijing Olympics (08) going 6-1 after rebounding from a first round loss, won the FIVB World Championship in 07 - the first for U.S. men, and played in 13 tournaments between 05-06 with nine top 10 finishes
  • On the AVP Tour in 2009, Rogers and Dalhausser won nine of 15 tournaments and finished second four times. In 08 they won 11 stops, in 07 they had 10 first-place finishes, in 2006 nine top finishes and in 05 three first place finishes
  • In 2004, missed qualifying for the Olympics with partner Sean Scott, finishing as the third-ranked U.S. team. Duo was fourth-highest ranked team worldwide
  • Finished in the top 10 four times in nine tournaments played in 2001 with Scott.
  • Made his debut in 1995 at Manhattan Beach with partner Dax Holdren. Would play with Holdren between 1995-2001, duo won four AVP stops in that time span while never finishing lower than ninth in 1998. Rogers was named Rookie of the Year in 1997
  • Received a degree in religious studies with a minor in coaching from UC Santa Barbara in 1996
  • Two-time All-American at UCSB and set the school record for career digs (783)
  • Was an assistant men's volleyball coach at UCSB from 2000 to 2005

    Related Links
    Q&A: USAV
    NBC Sports - Phil Dalhausser, Todd Rogers shift with evolving beach volleyball
    Video: USA Today - Todd Rogers recovering in time to defend Olympic gold

    2015 -
    Stafford Slick
    2014 - Theo Brunner
    2013 – Ryan Doherty, Theo Brunner
    – Phil Dalhausser
    2005 – Phil Dalhausser, Sean Scott
    2002-04 – Sean Scott
    2001 – Sean Scott, Dax Holdren
    2000 – Dax Holdren, Stein Metzger
    1997-99 – Dax Holdren

    FIVB Team of the Year
    (2010 Phil Dalhausser)
    FIVB Tour Champion (2010 Phil Dalhausser)
    FIVB Best Setter (2005)
    FIVB Best Defensive Player (2010, 2008)
    FIVB Most Inspirational Player (2008)
    USAV Male Beach Player of the Year (2007)
    AVP Team of the Year (2009 Phil Dalhausser, 2008 Phil Dalhausser, 2007 Phil Dalhausser)
    AVP Most Valuable Player (2006)
    AVP Rookie of the Year (1997)
    AVP Best Defensive Player (2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004)
    Crocs Cup Champion (2009 Phil Dalhausser, 2008 Phil Dalhausser, 2007 Phil Dalhausser)

    Updated August, 2015

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