Valley Sand Volleyball

Andy Fulenwider



Lead Sand Coach


Andy Fulenwider was hired as the Head Coach of the Cal State Bakersfield beach volleyball team in October of 2023.

Fulenwider has immersed himself in the beach volleyball world and has worked tirelessly to develop himself and others in the sport. On the professional level, Fulenwider has been a coach and private trainer for AVP players since 2018. He has worked alongside some of the best players in the country and some of the top-ranked players in the world.

In 2019, Fulenwider began assisting at University of Saint Katherine alongside Head Coach Lauren Deturk and First Assistant Matt McDevitt, who led the Firebirds to a Conference title in 2021. He continued to work with the Firebirds in various capacities in the years to follow and in 2023 they earned a Top 10 NAIA National Ranking.

Fulenwider also has strong roots in California with the beach volleyball club scene. He was a Head Coach with Tamarack BVC for five years before recently taking a position at Wave BVC, one of the top clubs in the country. His connections set him up with the top recruiters who can continue to bring talented student-athletes to Kern County.

A 1999 graduate of Cal State Bakersfield, Fulenwider went on to earn a teaching credential from Point Loma Nazarene University before embarking on a career in coaching.