Name: April Ross
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-1
DOB: 6/20/1982
Birthplace: Costa Mesa, Calif.
Hometown: Costa Mesa, Calif.
High School: Newport Harbor High School (Newport Beach, Calif.) ‘00
College: University of Southern California '05, International Relations
Team/Club: Orange County Volleyball Club
Coach(es): Jen Kessy
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2012, 2016, 2020); two-time Olympic medalist (1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, bronze
  • Olympic Games London 2012, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – silver
  • Years of participation: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 3 (1 gold, 2 silvers)
  • Gold – 2009
  • Silver – 2019, 2017
Personal: Father's name is Glen...Mother, Margie, died in 2001...Stepmother's name is Lynda...Has one sister, Amy, three stepbrothers – Tommy, Jimmy and Weston, and one stepsister – Mindy...Competed in indoor volleyball, basketball and track in high school...Enjoys music and traveling...Hobbies include snowboarding, writing and yoga.