The academy Pt SPONSORED ATHLETES
Meet the Academy PT Team
“We are thrilled to announce all 3 of our sponsored athletes for the 2019 season - Katie Spieler, Miles Evans, and Cassie House. These clients have been with me from the very beginning and supported me every step of the way. Each of them gives back to the sports community in various ways while pursuing their own goals as professional athletes with full force. The heart of sports is a sense of community and it’s takes a village to build something successful - these people are my village so please show them some love and support them in their respective careers!” - Lisa Reed, PT, DPT
Partnerships and Team Sponsors
Katie Spieler is a 24 year old professional beach volleyball player. After graduating from the University of Hawaii in 2016 as a two-time All-American and NCAA Women of the Year Honoree, she broke onto the AVP tour finishing in the top ten during her first season in 2017. This past season, she made her first AVP semi-final and won her first international gold medal. When she is not playing, she is coaching for her club East Beach Volleyball Academy that she co-founded in 2016.
Photo Credit: @agamephoto, @gettyimages
Miles Evans is a 29 year old USAV professional beach volleyball player. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara in 2013 where he played on the men’s indoor team, Miles moved to Redondo Beach to start his professional beach career. In recent years, Miles had great success both domestically and internationally - including a 5th place finish on the AVP in 2016, a second place finish in 2019, first place finishes at Seaside in 2016, 2017 and 2019, first place finishes on the NVL and Norceca tours in 2017, and second and third place finishes on the FIVB tour in 2018. In addition to pursuing his own goals of an Olympic debut in Tokyo 2020, Miles is a head indoor volleyball coach at Surfside Volleyball Club in Manhattan Beach, CA.
Photo Credit: @amoorephoto, Jeff-T Photography
Cassie House is a 24 year old professional beach volleyball player. After starting her volleyball career at the University of New Mexico on both the indoor and beach teams, Cassie transferred to TCU to complete her 5th year playing beach only. She moved to California in the summer of 2018 and had a great rookie season on the AVP tour where she qualified four consecutive times and finished 7th at AVP Hermosa. In addition to her own training, she coaches beach volleyball at Santa Ana Community College and El Segundo High School.