Name: Avery Drost
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-5
Hometown: Redlands, Calif.
College: Westmont College
Other Career Highlights
  • Won the 2018 FIVB one-star event in Shepparton, Australia with Chase Frishman
  • Made his professional beach debut in 2009 at AVP Riverside with Jon Mackey, duo finished 57th
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  • In 2018, played in three FIVB events, winning the one-star in Shepparton, Australia with Chase Frishman
  • Finished first at 2018 NORCECA Tour event in Varadero, Cuba with Frishman and finished third in La Paz, Mexico with Frishman and third in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with Eric Zaun
  • In 2017, had a career-best FIVB World Tour finish of fifth-place with Ryan Doherty in Xiamen, China; on the AVP Tour, finished third with Chase Frishman at Hermosa Beach
  • Won bronze at the 2016 NORCECA Boqueron event with Billy Kolinske, their first appearance on the Tour that year
  • On the 2016 AVP Tour, had back-to-back third place finishes, with Gregg Weaver in Seattle and Billy Kolinske in New York
  • Played in three FIVB events in 2015, best finishes were 33rd in Lucerne with Trevor Crabb and 33rd in St. Petersburg with Will Montgomery
  • Of seven AVP stops in 2015, placed third in New York with Bill Kolinske and ninth on five occasions
  • On the 2014 NORCECA Tour, placed third in Chula Vista with Olson and fourth with Ty Tramblie in Toronto
  • In 2014, played in two FIVB World Tour tournaments, placing 17th with Casey Jennings in Long Beach
  • Finished fifth with Derek Olson at the 2014 AVP Cincinnati event, and had a pair of seventh place finishes during the season
  • Played on two domestic tours in 2013, finishing seventh at NVL Dallas and AVP Salt Late City with Will Montgomery
  • Tied his career best finish on the international level at 2013 NORCECA Maracas Bay with Montgomery, finishing second. Duo also finished 17th at FIVB Russia, his debut FIVB event
  • Played in 11 events in 2012, placed second and third on the Jose Cuervo tour with Ty Tramblie at Chicago and Milwaukee, respectively
  • In 2012, finished second at NORCECA Aruba with Montgomery, added a fourth and fifth with two different partners on the tour
  • Played in six domestic events in 2011, best finish was ninth at Wide Open Chicago with Montgomery
  • Earned bronze at the 2011 NORCECA Rosarito with Andrew McGuire. Team also finished fifth that year in Puerto Vallarta
  • Finished fifth at his debut international tour event at NORCECA San Diego with Mike Maghy in 2010
  • Between 2009-10, played in 17 events, including seven AVP stops in his debut 2009 season
Personal: Married wife Alyson in 2012. The pair has a daughter Blake (2016) and a son Micah (2018)... Was a middle blocker at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif.... Serves as co-head coach of the boys beach volleyball team at Mira Costa High School in California
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