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Sascha Heyer:
 
Sascha Heyer
Switzerland  
  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Adrian Knecht
Birth Date July 21, 1972 (42 years old)
Home Town Zόrich
Resides Frauenfeld
Height 6'8"
Web Site www.heyer-chevallier.ch
  Best Finish Winnings
International 1st (2 times) $413,193
   FIVB 2nd (5 times) $405,628
   FIVB C&S 1st (2 times) $7,565
Europe 1st (4 times) € 82,313
   CEV 1st (4 times) € 82,313
Overall 1st (6 times) $534,068
 
Bio Bits

Beach Bits:
• Heyer and Markus Egger had the eighth most qualifying points in their quest to play in the 2004 Athens Olympics but ranked third among Swiss teams, making them the highest ranked team to not qualify for the Games.
• Heyer secured a berth in the 2012 London Olympics in the last qualifying event, the Grand Slam in Rome, when he and Sebastian Chevallier tied their career best as a team with a bronze medal.

2009: Heyer and Heuscher had a best of fifth twice on the FIVB Tour. On the CEV Tour the pair played in three finals, winning once, and finished fifth in the European Championships.
2008: Heyer and Heuscher played in nine FIVB events with a best of ninth. The duo won two medals on the CEV Tour, and placed fifth in the European Championships.
2007: Heyer formed a new partnership with Patrick Heuscher, winning a bronze in their first event together. They later won a silver medal, and placed 17th in the World Championships in Gstaad. They won an FIVB Satellite and a CEV event before finishing ninth in the European Championships.
2006: Heyer and Laciga had a best of fifth in their 10 FIVB events together.
2005: Heyer formed a partnership with Paul Laciga, advancing to two semifinals including winning a silver medal in the World Championships in Berlin in what was just their fourth FIVB event together. They also played in two CEV events with a best of ninth, and Heyer finished ninth with David Wenger in a CEV event.
2004: Heyer and Markus Egger won two medals, a silver and a bronze, finishing the year as the seventh-ranked teams in season points. The duo played in two CEV tournaments, finishing third before a second-place finish in the European Championships.
2003: Heyer and Markus Egger played in 10 FIVB events, placing fifth four times and winning their second silver medal. They placed 17th in the World Championships in Rio de Janeiro and finished third in an FIVB Satellite. They finished third in an FIVB Satellite and played in two CEV tournaments, winning one before placing third in the European Championships.
2002: Heyer continued playing with Markus Egger, winning his first medal, a silver, in a Grand Slam in Klagenfurt. The duo played in nine FIVB events and one CEV tournament, finishing seventh in the European Championships.
2001: Heyer and Markus Egger played in nine FIVB events, advancing to the main draw in five of the six qualifiers they played in, including twice getting a best of ninth place. Three other times the duo was seeded directly into the main draw, including the World Championships in Klagenfurt where they finished 17th. The duo placed third in an FIVB Satellite and won the CEV European Championships.
2000: Heyer and Walser played in three FIVB qualifiers. The duo finished third in an FIVB Challenger and 13th in a CEV event. Heyer teamed with Markus Egger for two FIVB Satellite tournaments, finishing second in one and winning the other one. They duo also placed second in the CEV European Championships.
1999: Heyer formed a new partnership with Martin Tschudi, competing in eight FIVB qualifiers, including finishing 41st in the World Championships in Marseille. The duo had a best finish of 25th after being seeded directly into a main draw. The pair played in three FIVB Satellite events, with a best of third. They also placed seventh in the CEV European Championships.
1998: Heyer partnered with Martin Fluckiger, playing in three FIVB qualifiers. The duo also played in one FIVB Satellite event, finishing ninth. Heyer and Walser placed ninth in an FIVB Challenger.
1997: Heyer and Markus Egger played four times, with a best of 17th twice. He also played one tournament with Stefan Kobel, losing in the qualifier.
1996: Heyer played alongside Martin Walser in five FIVB tournaments with a best of 17th twice. THe duo also finished fourth in their only CEV event.
1995: Heyer competed in his first FIVB event, losing in the qualifier.

Personal:
Born in Zurich, Heyer and his family current reside in Frauenfeld. He and his wife (Nicole) have a son (Saro) and daughter (Nila). The son of (Balthasar Felix and Silvia Elisabeth), Heyer has two brothers (Jan and Sven). Heyer has a Master of Science degree from a school in Switzerland. Heyer started playing volleyball in 1989 and began competing on the beach in 1991. Heyer also served several seasons as a representative for the players on the FIVB Beach Volleyball Commission.

Olympics:
• In the 2008 Beijing Olympics Heyer qualified with Patrick Heuscher as the 11th seed. The pair went 1-2 in pool play, but then lost in the lucky loser match, finishing 17th.

Favorite Movies - Matrix
Favorite Musical Group - Jack Johnson

 
 
Career Summary
 
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
1995 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 1.0 350th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1996 FIVB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $2,500.00 99.0 91st 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0
1997 FIVB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,850.00 79.5 98th 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0
1998 FIVB C&S 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $625.00 16.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 FIVB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 22.0 175th 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
1999 FIVB C&S 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $1,140.00 23.0   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 FIVB 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000.00 71.0 101st 0 0 1 0 2 4 0 2
2000 FIVB C&S 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 $3,050.00 43.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 FIVB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 17.0 182nd 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
2001 FIVB C&S 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $1,000.00 14.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
2001 FIVB 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $12,625.00 316.0 57th 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 0
2002 FIVB 9 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 $22,152.50 485.0 31st 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
2003 FIVB C&S 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $750.00 12.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 FIVB 10 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 $40,500.00 1,004.0 20th 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 FIVB 13 0 1 1 0 2 1 5 $51,300.00 1,204.0 13th 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 FIVB 10 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 $54,225.00 1,238.0 15th 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2006 FIVB 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 $26,300.00 970.0 35th 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
2007 FIVB C&S 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000.00 10.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 FIVB 10 0 1 1 0 2 0 5 $52,700.00 1,770.0 23rd 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 FIVB 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 $22,200.00 890.0 62nd 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
2009 FIVB 10 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 $37,725.00 1,480.0 21st 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 FIVB 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $16,400.00 560.0 69th 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 FIVB 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 $33,650.00 1,170.0 38th 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 FIVB 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 $30,500.00 970.0 33rd 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  155
(14th)
2
(61st)
6 8 1 13 3 35 $413,192.50
(38th)
12,464.5   10 38 19 1 5 9 2 3
 
Europe
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
1996 CEV 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 € 0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 CEV 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 € 1,500.00 50.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 CEV 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 € 6,412.50 95.0   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 CEV 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 € 15,500.00 100.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 CEV 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 € 900.00 25.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 CEV 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 € 8,750.00 130.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 CEV 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 € 8,500.00 130.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 CEV 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 € 2,600.00 55.0   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 CEV 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 € 7,025.00 460.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 CEV 5 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 € 13,000.00 1,380.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th 41st 49th 57th
2009 CEV 5 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 € 14,000.00 1,260.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 CEV 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 € 2,375.00 240.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 CEV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 € 1,250.00 160.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 CEV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 € 500.00 80.0   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  28
(26th)
4
(15th)
5 3 2 5 2 4 € 82,312.50
(5th)
4,165.0   2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  183
(49th)
6
(98th)
11 11 3 18 5 39 $534,068.41
(56th)
16,629.5   12 39 19 1 5 9 2 3
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 9/3/2000 FIVB C&S Pfaeffikon Markus Egger 3 $1,000
2 9/9/2001 CEV Jesolo Markus Egger 20 € 15,500
3 7/13/2003 CEV Rethymnon Markus Egger   € 4,250
4 7/8/2007 CEV Lucerne Patrick Heuscher 13 € 5,525
5 8/12/2007 FIVB C&S Vaduz Patrick Heuscher 1 $1,000
6 5/10/2009 CEV Gran Canaria Patrick Heuscher 3 € 4,250
 

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