Troy Field: From ’just trying to figure out life’ to playing with Phil Dalhausser
This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Troy Field, one of the most popular players on the AVP Tour, as well known for his vertical leap as he is for his ability to connect with fans both in person and on social media. It has been a wild journey for Field, going from rookie to partnering with Reid Priddy to making AVP finals with Tim Bomgren to playing a full-time year internationally with Chase Budinger to, now, playing with Phil Dalhausser. We chatted all about that, as well as:
What this off-season was like for Troy as he pondered his future in beach volleyball
How his focus is now to be the best player and partner he can be in 2023
His absurd growth-rate in the sport of beach volleyball
A friendship with Taylor Crabb that requires no words being spoken
Lots and lots and lots of movie quotes (and so many laughs)
Always a blast hanging with Troy. If you haven’t met him, please do yourself a favor and do so at the next AVP. He is one of the most approachable players in professional sport.
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