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Eric Fonoimoana

Eric Fonoimoana- Licensed Broker


Eric is an Olympic Gold Medal winner at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia in beach volleyball. He was a dominant and consistent force on the AVP Tour for 16 years. He won at least one tournament for seven straight years between 1998 and 2004. Fonoi is a former AVP Most Valuable Player and is in the top 10 in terms of all-time tournaments played. Eric has won all the AVP major opens in beach volleyball. 

A true local community activist and Manhattan Beach native, Eric has dedicated much of his winnings and time off the beach to his foundation “Dig for Kids” which helps kids in inner cities to excel in academics and volleyball. As the Founder and CEO of Dig for kids, Fonoi has raised over $ 1 million to help underserved kids. He graduated from  UC Santa Barbara and was awarded the honor  of Significant Sig by Sigma Chi fraternity for his successes on and off the beach. 


  • Olympic Gold Medalist at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney
  • 16 year AVP Athlete
  • Varsity Coach at Mira Costa High School - 2004 to Present
  • Coached MCHS to 4 IBVL Championships - 2004 to 2008
  • Mira Costa High School Distinguished Alumni
  • Mira Costa High School Athlete of the Year
  • UC Santa Barbara Hall of Fame
  • UC Santa Barbara All American
  • CBVA Hall of Fame
  • Won the Manhattan Beach Open Twice
  • Former AVP MVP
  • King of the Beach Winner
  • Founder/Owner - Queen of the Beach Tournament