SurfSide Volleyball

Abby Van Winkle

- 12 PV Gold Assistant Coach

Abby Van Winkle's Experience

Volleyball experience:

  • Played Club Volleyball from 2010-2016 at Laguna Beach and Seal Beach
  • Played Varsity Volleyball at Santa Margarita Catholic High School Freshman 2014 – Senior 2018
  • Played Beach Volleyball from 2011-present
  • Played Beach Volleyball at UCLA from 2018-2023
  • Currently compete on the AVP Tour and represent USA in FIVB International Tournaments
  • Member of the Beach National Team

Coaching experience:

  • Coached high school clinics at Santa Margarita Catholic High School 2017, 2018
  • Coached UCLA Beach clinics 2019-2021
  • Run Beach Volleyball private lessons 2020-present
  • Coached beach teams in youth tournaments 2021-present


    • AVCA High School Beach First Team All-American 2018
    • NCAA Championship All-Tournament team
    • Pac-12 Championship All-Tournament team and Pac-12 All-Freshman Team
    • Freshman of the Year 2019
    • National Champion 2019
    • Collegiate National Team 2020-2023
    • First team All-American
    • Two time Pac-12 Champion
    • UCLA All Academic Team – Highest Cumulative GPA
    • Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year 2023
    • Record Holder for Most Career Wins at UCLA
    • 9th place finish at Manhattan Beach AVP


  • B.S. Psychology
  • Certificate in Project Management