Beach Volleyball Legend Phil Dalhausser Reveals What His Job Is Actually Like

For the last decade, Phil Dalhausser has towered over the sport of beach volleyball. He's won at least one FIVB (international volleyball federation) title in each of the last 11 years. He's been named USA Volleyball's Male Athlete of the Year four times. He won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The 6-foot-9 Dalhausser is a major presence on the court in...
Via Stack
February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Dalhausser, Lucena fall to top-seeded Brazilians in beach quarterfinals

In a matchup anticipated to come no sooner than the Gold Medal Match, Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena were bested by top-seeded Brazilians Alison and Bruno Schmidt 21-14, 12-21, 15-9. The Brazilian men took an 8-5 lead in the first set, gaining momentum as the U.S. men trailed close behind. Alison/Bruno Schmidt took the first set 21-14. The U.S. men rallied back in the second set...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Who is... Phil Dalhausser

Nicknamed The Thin Beast, Phil Dalhausser is set to make his third Olympic appearance in Rio. Dalhausser made his professional beach volleyball debut in 2004 alongside partner Nick Lucena. The pair split after the 2005 season but reunited in 2015. They enter the Rio Olympic beach volleyball tournament as the third seeded team. Sport Beginnings Dalhausser began playing volleyball...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Beach volleyball Olympians Dalhausser, Rosenthal split

Two of the United States' best hopes for a medal in men's beach volleyball are shuffling partners less than a year before the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Beijing gold medalist Phil Dalhausser has split with his partner, two-time Olympian Sean Rosenthal. The team has won six times on the FIVB international tour, but Dalhausser has fought an injury this year. Dalhausser returns to his...
Via Associated Press
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dalhausser, Rogers upset with exit

The gold medalists' shoulders slumped as the shadow of Big Ben drew longer in the evening sun. Their body movements between points became sluggish, frustrated, staring at the sand as if somewhere down there hid the key to pulling off a miraculous comeback. Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser, the American beach volleyball duo who'd come home from Beijing with gold, were crumbling in...
Via FOX Sports
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

USA's Rogers, Dalhausser eliminated

Defending beach volleyball gold medalists Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser of the United States were knocked out of the Olympics on Friday by Italy. The Americans were among the favorites to win another gold medal. Rogers and Dalhausser lost the first set 21-17 and fell behind Paolo Nicolai and Danielle Lupo 12-7 in the second. The Americans tied it 19-19 but lost the final two...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

USA's Rogers, Dalhausser beat Spain

To be honest, Todd Rogers said, he thought his hit that helped put the Americans one point away from victory was illegal, too. Rogers took a spike off the chest and then popped it up into the air for teammate Phil Dalhausser, who passed it back for Rogers to clear out. Whether that should count as three hits or four - one too many - depends on whom you ask, but in the referee's...
Via FOX Sports
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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