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Taylor Sander
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Ken Delgado
Birth Date March 17, 1992 (30 years old)
Home Town Corona, CA
Resides Huntington Beach, CA
Height 6'5"
College Brigham Young
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st (2 times) $45,900
   AVP 1st (2 times) $45,900
International 9th $6,000
   FIVB 9th $6,000
Overall 1st (2 times) $51,900
 
Bio Bits

Olympics: Sander competed in both the 2016 Olympics (bronze medal) and 2020 Olympics (10th place) indoors.

College: Sander was an outside hitter at Brigham Young, where he was a three-time First Team AVCA All-American and once a Second Team AVCA All-American.  In 2014 he was chosen as the AVCA Player of the Year., and was a two-time conference player of the Year as well as two-time conference tournament MVP.  Sander left the program as the all time leader in rally-scoring era in kills (1,743) and service aces (182). His 55 aces in 2014 set the program's single season mark, and his nine aces in a match was an all-time best at the school.

Personal: Sander has a younger brother, Brenden, who played volleyball at BYU and was an alternate for the 2020 Olympic Team, and a sister, Britney.  Sander was the 2007 AAU Beach Volleyball Player of the Year. In 2015 he married Rachel McQuivey, who in 2014 had the longest long jump of any BYU athlete during the outdoor season. They have a son (Atli, born in 2018) and a daughter (Isla, born in 2021),
 
 
Awards
 
  • AVP VolleyballMag.com Rookie of the Year 2022
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 19th 25th
2022 AVP 9 2 3 2 0 1 1 0 $45,900.00 8,727.5 5th 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  9
(937th)
2
(100th)
3 2 0 1 1 0 $45,900.00
(163rd)
8,727.5   0 0 0 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 19th 25th
2021 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $2,000.00 200.0 203rd 0 0 0 0
2022 FIVB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $4,000.00 780.0 165th 0 2 1 1
Total
(Rank)
  5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $6,000.00
(726th)
980.0   0 2 1 1
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  14 2
(251st)
3 2 0 1 1 1 $51,900.00
(418th)
9,707.5   0 2 1 1
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 9/24/2022 AVP Phoenix Taylor Crabb 3 $7,500
2 11/13/2022 AVP Huntington Beach Taylor Crabb 1 $4,000
 
Partner Summary
 
AVP Pro Beach Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 19th 25th
Taylor Crabb 9 2 3 2 0 1 1 0 $45,900 8,727.5 0 0 0 0
Total 9 2 3 2 0 1 1 0 $45,900 8,727.5 0 0 0 0
 
Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 19th 25th
Taylor Crabb 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $6,000 980.0 0 2 1 1
Total 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $6,000 980.0 0 2 1 1
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 19th 25th
Taylor Crabb 14 2 3 2 0 1 1 1 $51,900 9,707.5 0 2 1 1
 
Total 14 2 3 2 0 1 1 1 $51,900 9,707.5 0 2 1 1
 
 
Location Summary
 
United States
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 19th 25th
Arizona: Phoenix AVP 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $7,500 945.5 0 0 0 0
California: Hermosa Beach AVP 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $4,250 995.0 0 0 0 0
California: Huntington Beach AVP 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $4,000 945.5 0 0 0 0
California: Manhattan Beach AVP 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $6,000 1,047.5 0 0 0 0
Florida: Fort Lauderdale AVP 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $3,000 945.5 0 0 0 0
Georgia: Atlanta AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $3,800 898.0 0 0 0 0
Illinois: Chicago AVP 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $11,000 1,102.5 0 0 0 0
Louisiana: New Orleans AVP 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $4,250 995.0 0 0 0 0
Texas: Austin AVP 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $2,100 853.0 0 0 0 0
Total 9 2 3 2 0 1 1 0 $45,900 8,727.5 0 0 0 0
 
International
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 19th 25th
Brazil: Itapema FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $2,000 200.0 0 0 0 0
Italy: Rome FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $3,500 320.0 0 1 0 0
Mexico: Tlaxcala FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 110.0 0 0 0 1
Portugal: Espinho FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500 150.0 0 0 1 0
South Africa: Cape Town FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 200.0 0 1 0 0
Total 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $6,000 980.0 0 2 1 1
 
Total 14 2 3 2 0 1 1 1 $51,900 9,707.5 0 2 1 1
 
 
Season Summaries 2021-22
 
2021 Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
11/10-14 Itapema, Brazil Taylor Crabb 15 9 $2,000.00 200
PB: d. Kristoffer Abell / Jacob Brinck (18)  21-18, 18-21, 15-12 (0:52)
PB: l. Guto Carvalhaes / Alison Cerutti (2)  15-21, 17-21 (0:37)
W1: d. Adrian Gavira / Alejandro Huerta (8)  21-19, 21-15 (0:34)
W2: l. George Wanderley / Andre Loyola (3)  12-21, 16-21 (0:35)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 2-2  
Sets Won-Lost: 4-5  
Points Scored-Allowed: 156-169
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 9th
Winnings: $2,000
Points: 200
Ranking: 203rd
 
2022 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/6-8 Austin Taylor Crabb 7 5 $2,100.00 853
W1: d. Eric Beranek / Avery Drost (10)  21-15, 21-15 (0:46)     
W2: l. Andy Benesh / Phil Dalhausser (2)  18-21, 21-18, 12-15 (1:08)     
C2: d. Tim Bomgren / Piotr Marciniak (12)  21-19, 25-23 (0:49)     
C3: d. Evan Cory / Billy Kolinske (9)  21-11, 23-21 (0:45)     
C4: l. Tri Bourne / Trevor Crabb (1)  19-21, 19-21 (0:46)     
5/27-29 New Orleans Taylor Crabb 3 2 $4,250.00 995
W1: d. Cody Caldwell / Adam Roberts (14)  21-19, 18-21, 15-11 (0:56)     
W2: d. John Hyden / Logan Webber (6)  19-21, 21-19, 15-13 (0:51)     
W3: d. Paul Lotman / Miles Partain (7)  18-21, 21-16, 15-10 (1:00)     
SF: d. Chase Budinger / Troy Field (4)  21-15, 23-21 (0:42)     
F: l. Phil Dalhausser / Casey Patterson (1)  21-17, 19-21, 13-15 (1:07)     
7/8-10 Hermosa Beach Taylor Crabb 5 2 $4,250.00 995
W1: d. Tim Bomgren / Piotr Marciniak (12)  21-19, 21-16 (0:45)     
W2: d. Andy Benesh / Nick Lucena (4)  23-21, 21-15 (0:48)     
W3: d. Jake Dietrich / Hagen Smith (16)  21-15, 21-16 (0:47)     
SF: d. Phil Dalhausser / Casey Patterson (3)  17-21, 23-21, 15-9 (1:03)     
F: l. Theo Brunner / Chaim Schalk (2)  20-22, 26-24, 9-15 (1:14)     
7/29-31 Fort Lauderdale Taylor Crabb 4 3 $3,000.00 945.5
W1: d. Tim Bomgren / Piotr Marciniak (13)  21-19, 21-12 (0:43)     
W2: d. Paul Lotman / Miles Partain (5)  19-21, 21-12, 17-15 (0:57)     
W3: l. Theo Brunner / Chaim Schalk (1)  16-21, 10-21 (0:37)     
C4: d. John Hyden / Logan Webber (10)  23-21, 21-19 (0:44)     
SF: l. Tri Bourne / Trevor Crabb (2)  19-21, 19-21 (0:44)     
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
8/5-7 Atlanta Taylor Crabb 4 7 $3,800.00 898
W1: l. Timothy Brewster / Kyle Friend (13)  21-18, 20-22, 16-18 (1:06)     
C1: d. Skylar del Sol / Andrew Dentler (12)  21-15, 21-16 (0:43)     
C2: d. Tri Bourne / Trevor Crabb (2)  19-21, 21-14, 15-13 (1:02)     
C3: l. Phil Dalhausser / Casey Patterson (3)  23-28 (0:26)     
8/18-21 Manhattan Beach Taylor Crabb 5 3 $6,000.00 1047.5
W1: d. Kevin Coyle / Alex Ukkelberg (Q21,28)  21-14, 23-21 (0:40)     
W2: d. John Hyden / Logan Webber (12)  19-21, 21-17, 15-10 (0:53)     
W3: d. Chase Budinger / Troy Field (4)  21-16, 21-19 (0:42)     
W4: l. Theo Brunner / Chaim Schalk (1)  21-23, 15-21 (0:44)     
C6: d. Paul Lotman / Miles Partain (3)  22-20, 21-19 (0:46)     
SF: l. Tri Bourne / Trevor Crabb (2)  21-19, 13-21, 9-15 (0:55)     
9/2-4 Chicago Taylor Crabb 4 2 $11,000.00 1102.5
W1: d. John Hyden / Logan Webber (13)  27-25, 21-15 (0:47)     
W2: d. Phil Dalhausser / Casey Patterson (5)  21-17, 18-21, 15-13 (1:02)     
W3: d. Timothy Brewster / Kyle Friend (9)  21-18, 18-21, 17-15 (1:09)     
SF: d. Phil Dalhausser / Casey Patterson (5)  21-16, 21-17 (0:45)     
F: l. Tri Bourne / Trevor Crabb (2)  18-21, 21-19, 16-18 (1:10)     
9/23-24 Phoenix Taylor Crabb 3 1 $7,500.00 945.5
W1: d. Chase Budinger / Troy Field (6)  21-13, 21-18 (0:40)     
SF: d. Theo Brunner / Chaim Schalk (2)  16-21, 21-18, 15-13 (0:54)     
F: d. Paul Lotman / Miles Partain (4)  21-17, 17-21, 15-13 (1:04)     
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
11/11-13 Huntington Beach Taylor Crabb 1 1 $4,000.00 945.5
W2: d. Guille Jimenez / Tyler Penberthy (16)  21-17, 21-16 (0:41)     
W3: d. Seain Cook / Logan Webber (9)  21-18, 21-15 (0:36)     
W4: d. Avery Drost / Chase Frishman (5)  21-16, 21-13 (0:40)     
SF: d. Seain Cook / Logan Webber (9)  21-17, 19-21, 15-9 (0:57)     
F: d. Avery Drost / Chase Frishman (5)  21-17, 21-14 (0:36)     
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 32-11  
Sets Won-Lost: 70-32  
Points Scored-Allowed: 1991-1821
Tournaments Played: 9
Best Finish: 1st (2 times)
Winnings: $45,900
Points: 8727.5
Ranking: 5th
 
2022 Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
3/16-20 Tlaxcala, Mexico Taylor Crabb Q12 25   110
Q1: d. Kristians Fokerots / Edgars Tocs (Q21)  28-26, 21-17 (0:41)
Q2: l. Saymon Barbosa / Bruno Schmidt (Q5,17)  25-23, 27-29, 12-15 (1:06)
6/10-19 Rome, Italy Taylor Crabb 28 17 $3,500.00 320
PD: d. Arnaud Gauthier-Rat / Youssef Krou (21)  21-18, 20-22, 15-13 (0:51)
PD: l. Cherif Samba / Ahmed Tijan (4)  14-21, 15-21 (0:34)
PD: d. Roger Battilana / Gonzalo Melgarejo (45)  21-19, 21-18 (0:36)
W1: l. Robin Seidl / Philipp Waller (16)  21-17, 15-21, 9-15 (0:49)
7/14-17 Espinho, Portugal Taylor Crabb Q1,15 19 $500.00 150
Q2: d. Evan Cory / Billy Kolinske (Q16)  21-17, 21-16 (0:35)
PC: l. Florian Breer / Marco Krattiger (10)  21-19, 18-21, 13-15 (0:52)
PC: l. Pawel Lewandowski / Jakub Zdybek (Q11,22)  21-18, 19-21, 16-18 (0:55)
11/2-6 Cape Town, South Africa Taylor Crabb Q1 17   200
Q2: l. Issa Batrane / Frederick Bialokoz (Q8,15)  19-21, 16-21 (0:34)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 4-6  
Sets Won-Lost: 12-13  
Points Scored-Allowed: 470-482
Tournaments Played: 4
Best Finish: 17th (2 times)
Winnings: $4,000
Points: 780
Ranking: 165th
 

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