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Olympic Champion Phil Dalhausser Crowned USA Volleyball's Male Beach Player of the Year in 2016

PMG Sports client and 3-Time U.S. Olympian Phil Dalhausser closes out epic 2016 season with top honors from USA Volleyball.


New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/13/2016 -- 2016 U.S. Olympian Phil Dalhausser is bringing home the hardware as the best men's beach volleyball player in the United States this year as chosen annually by USA Volleyball. This is his sixth Male Beach Player of the Year award in the last 10 years and he's not done yet! Phil's dominant presence and continued success on the sand both domestic and internationally continues to make him one of the most popular and visible figures in the sport today.

"Phil had one of his best seasons this year," said PMG Sports President & CEO Evan Morgenstein. "He took a gamble partnering with Nick so late in the season last year but Phil is the best in the world and it showed!"

Phil and his partner and fellow PMG Sports client Nick Lucena posted a commanding 67-14 overall record during the 2016 season having reached the podium in 9 out of 12 FIVB events including 4 Gold Medal victories. They finished the year 2nd atop the FIVB World Tour rankings in 2016. Phil and Nick also took home Gold Medals at several AVP Tour events this year capping off the season with a huge victory at the AVP Tour Championships in Chicago.

Since his professional career officially began in 2003, Phil has amassed an unprecedented 34 FIVB Gold Medal victories in international competition against the best men's beach volleyball players in the world. He won the Gold Medal for the U.S. at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and is currently the only player in the world to have won at least 1 Gold Medal in each of the last 10 FIVB Tour seasons since 2006.

For inquiries regarding potential sponsorship opportunities with Phil Dalhausser, please contact Evan Morgenstein at or call 919-332-0584.

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Evan Morgenstein
New York, New York
PMG Sports