Cody Caldwell is one of the faster-rising talents in beach volleyball, both on the AVP and Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour. After playing indoors in Greece and France, Caldwell decided to “try my hand on the beach,” and the results have been promising, with three career Tour Series wins and three third place finishes in 2023 alone. All of this has been done with one goal in mind: Fun – and he’s maximizing it and thriving because of it. We chat about:

  • Why Caldwell decided to switch to beach in spite of his talents indoors that could command big contracts overseas
  • What it’s like playing with Seain Cook, whom Caldwell thinks is the most entertaining player on the AVP Tour
  • How it felt to beat both Alison and Phil Dalhausser at the Manhattan Beach Open
  • Why he has his eyes set on Los Angeles 2028, and how he envisions getting there

And, as always, much, much more.



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