Jeremy Casebeer began his volleyball career at Santa Barbara High after making the switch from soccer to volleyball his freshman year. During the summers he developed his skills playing at East Beach, and competing in youth tournaments. Jeremy earned a scholarship to compete in the largest and most competitive program in the nation, UCLA, under the legendary Al Scates. He gained valuable experience his freshman year traveling and starting a few matches. He finished as a 3 year letterman, 2011 & 2012 Outrigger Hotels Invitational MVP, and led the team his senior year in kills, passing percentage and passing attempts. Jeremy made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll 5 times, was a member of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic Team, and graduated with a degree in Political Science and Environmental Studies.
Since graduating Jeremy has been playing beach volleyball professionally, proving his mettle on international and domestic tours. He represented Team USA for the second time at the World University Championships in Maceio, Brazil finishing 7th in the world. Jeremy competed in the off season on the Australian and New Zealand pro tours. He earned 6 top 5 finishes on these tours, including silver at Aussie Champs in St. Kilda. After a full season in the US and two more seasons in both Australia and New Zealand, he traveled Bali and Thailand for a month surfing and exploring their unique cultures. Jeremy competed in Turkey’s first professional tournament, while coaching in Antalya for Sweden’s premier beach volleyball vacation company, Beach Camp; after which he spent time in Israel training and competing with their top team in preparation for the Israeli season.
Jeremy’s year-long summer of international competition and training resulted in a very successful 2013 rookie season on the AVP. With the smallest tournament draw in ten years and some of the best teams in the world, he qualified 4 times and earned the first top 10 finish of his career in St. Petersburg, Florida.
In 2014 Jeremy will pursue his 2nd year long summer of beach volleyball, returning to Australia to train, compete and prepare for another successful American season competing on the AVP.