Troy Tanner Nickname: T-2 (tee-two) Birthdate: October 31, 1963 Hometown: Hacienda Heights, Calif. Training Site: San Clemente, Calif. Height/Weight 6'4"/190 Years Pro: 5 College: Pepperdine University 1997 Prize Money: $120,157 #8 1996 Prize Money: $84,175 #13 1995 Prize Money: $49,690 #18 1994 Prize Money: $82,358 #15 Career Prize Money: $316,630 (as of 1-1-97) Career Open Wins: 0 Married: Summer of 1989 to Desiree (twin sons: Carson and Riley (6), daughter: Bailey (2))
$316,630 Career Beach Earning total (as of 1-1-97). 1997 - Tenth place at King of the Beach $ 4,000 - Fifth place at Phoenix with Ian Clark $ 2,850 - 17th place at Riviera Beach with Ian Clark $ 475 - Fifth place at Clearwater with Ian Clark $ 2,850 - Fifth place at Ft. Myers with Rob Heidger $ 2,850 - Fifth place at Miami Beach with Rob Heidger $ 2,850 - Second place at Dallas with Randy Stoklos $ 5,700 - Second place at Corpus Christi with Randy Stoklos $ 5,700 - Fifth place at San Antonio with Randy Stoklos $ 2,850 - Eighth* place at Indianapolis with Randy Stoklos $ 2,500 - Second place at Lake Tahoe with Randy Stoklos $ 6,875 - Third place at Hermosa Beach with Randy Stoklos $13,545 - Second place at Chicago with Randy Stoklos $17,100 - Second place at Cleveland with Randy Stoklos $ 5,700 - Seventh place at Cape Cod with Randy Stoklos $ 2,889 - Third place at Grand Haven with Mike Whitmarsh $ 6,095 - Second place at Milwaukee with Bill Boulliane $ 7,125 ------- $86,254 * - quarterfinals (event ended early due to rain) 1996 - Second place finishes at Milwaukee and Santa Cruz (with Rob Heidger). - Third place finishes at Belmar and Hermosa (Heidger). - Voted AVP "Ron Von Hagen Award" for Most Underrated Player - $84,175 earnings 1995 - Third place finishes at San Diego and Belmar (Wes Welch). - Fifth place finishes at Dallas, San Francisco (Welch), and Newport (Eric Wurts). - $49,690 earnings 1994 - Second place at the Dallas and San Francisco events (Welch). - Third place at the Chicago and Phoenix events (Welch), and the Jacksonville event (with Dan Vrebalovich). - Fourth at Boca Raton (Vrebalovich), and Milwaukee (Welch). - Fifth at Evian Indoor Qualifier (Pat Powers), and Puerto Rico (Welch). - 13th at the King of the Beach tournament. - $82,358 earnings 1993 - Third place finish at the 1993 FIVB World Beach Series Enoshima, Japan event (Dan Vrebalovich). - Fourth place finishes at the Belmar Open and the Jose Cuervo Gold Crown Series Santa Cruz (Wurts). 1992 - Voted AVP "Rookie of the Year"
1988 Olympics (Gold) - Seoul, Korea Olympic Games 1988-89 - Played on the United States National Team 1990-91 - Played in professional league in Rome, Italy 1992 - Played in professional league in Zagreb, Croatia 1994 - Played in professional league in Osaka, Japan
- Standout in football and volleyball at Los Altos (Calif.) High School. - Named All-California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) as a senior and league MVP. - Had knee surgery in June and September 1987 before joining the USA National Team. - Graduated with a bachelor's degree in public relations and Japanese from Pepperdine University in 1992, where he also was on the Dean's List. - Fluent in Japanese - Has four older brothers - Enjoys being a dad, home repair, golf, surfing. - Married in the summer of 1989 to wife, Desiree, a housewife "extraordinaire" - Has twin 6-year-old sons, Carson and Riley, and a daughter, Bailey (2) - Assistant Men's Volleyball Coach at Brigham Young University (1996-present) where he is also completing his Masters Degree Updated 6/97
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