Name: Stafford Slick
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-8
Hometown: Andover, Minn.
College: Minnesota
Other Career Highlights
  • Has two career international gold medals, both on the NORCECA Continental Tour
  • Partnered with two Olympic gold medalists during his career, Dain Blanton and Todd Rogers
  • DID YOU KNOW
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  • Suffered a partially detached retina in his left eye in 2017 on the AVP Tour, which is why he wears protective goggles while playing
  • In 2017, had a best of 17th place on the FIVB World Tour, bronze on the NORCECA Continental Tour; on the domestic AVP Tour, won one tournament and had five Top 3 finishes his best season on the Tour
  • Made his FIVB World Tour debut in 2013; since then, has a career best finish of fourth in 2015
  • Made his international debut in 2010 on the NORCECA Continental Tour; Between 2010-16 had two gold, four silver and two bronze
  • On the AVP Tour from 2009-16 has five bronze medals
  • In 2010, made his first AVP main draw with Olympian Dain Blanton in Blanton's final pro beach event
  • Slick made his pro beach debut in 2009 at AVP Chicago with partner Ryan Vander Veen
  • Member of the 2009 USA Volleyball Beach High Performance Team (U26)
Personal: Went to college at the University of Minnesota, played club volleyball while there