18 Facts About Alix Klineman


Alexandra Rose "Alix" Klineman was born on December 30,1989 and is an American beach volleyball, 2020 Summer Olympics gold medalist, and former indoor volleyball player.


Alix Klineman was a four-time All-American in volleyball at Stanford University, and the 2010 Volleyball Magazine national player of the year.


Alix Klineman won a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2011 Pan American Games.


Alix Klineman has an older brother, Max, and a sister, Maddy.


Alix Klineman graduated from Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, California in 2007.


Alix Klineman was named the 2005 and 2006 California Gatorade State Player of the Year for Volleyball, and the 2006 Gatorade National Player of the Year.


Alix Klineman was the 2004 and 2006 California State Championship most valuable player, PrepVolleyball.


Alix Klineman led Mira Costa to three consecutive California State Championships, and three consecutive Southern Section CIF Championships.


Alix Klineman was the 2010 Volleyball Magazine Player of the Year as a college senior, a multi American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American, the Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year, and an All-Conference selection all four years.


Alix Klineman was the AVCA National Freshman of the Year, leading the Cardinal to the NCAA Finals, and she made the NCAA All-Tournament Team.


Alix Klineman finished her college career second at Stanford and fifth all-time in Pac-10 history with 2,008 kills.


Alix Klineman was on the USA Junior National Women's Volleyball Team and a member of the United States women's national volleyball team.


Alix Klineman helped the US Girls' Youth National Team win a gold medal at the 2004 North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation Girls' Youth Continental Championship, and a gold medal at the 2006 NORCECA Women's Junior Continental Championship.


Alix Klineman was a training member of the United States women's national volleyball team.


Alix Klineman won a bronze medal with the US in volleyball at the 2011 Pan American Games.


Alix Klineman played volleyball in Italy from 2011 to 2015 for Volley Pesaro, Gruppo Sportivo Oratorio Villa Cortese, and AGIL Volley Novara, and with Praia Clube in Brazil for two years.


Alix Klineman tested positive for anabolic androgenic steroids in 2013 and was suspended for 13 months.


In 2017, Alix Klineman left indoor volleyball to focus on beach volleyball full-time, and was named the Association of Volleyball Professionals Rookie of the Year.