Randy Stoklos: [STOKE-LOHS] Nickname: "Stokey" Birthdate: December 13, 1960 Hometown: Pacific Palisades, Calif. Training Site: Pacific Palisades, Calif. Height/Weight 6'4"/215 Years Pro: 19 College: UCLA 1997 Prize Money: $100,482 #11 1996 Prize Money: $107,175 1995 Prize Money: $133,625 1994 Prize Money: $163,286
Career Prize Money: $1,823,920 (3rd) Career Open Wins: 122 (3rd)
Compiled 122 Career Open Wins prior to start of 1997 Season (2nd on All-Time list). $1,719,555 Career Beach Earning total (3rd on All-Time list). 1996 - Second place at Indianapolis (with Eduardo Bacil) - Third four times, Fairfax (with Ayakatubby), Fort Myers (with Bill Boullianne) Atlanta (with Bacil) Chicago (with Bacil) - Fourth at Illinois (with Bacil) - Fifth at King of the Beach - $107,175 earnings 1995 - Won at Boston and New York (with Adam Johnson) - Second at Washington, Pensacola, and Mesa (with Johnson) - Second at Mahattan Beach (with Scott Ayakatubby) - Third at Minneapolis, Singer Island, and Ft. Myers (with Johnson) - $133,625 earnings 1994 - Compiled 3 Open wins (with Adam Johnson) - won at: San Francisco, Calif. Manhattan Beach, Calif. Belmar, N.J. - 4 second place finishes, 2 third place finishes - $163,286 earnings 1993 - won at the Chicago Open (with Brian Lewis) after ending longtime partnership with Sinjin Smith 1992 - won at the Honolulu Open and the Phoenix Open (both with Smith) - became the first player to reach the $1 million mark in career earnings after winning in Honolulu - 9 second place finishes, 3 third place finishes 1991 - won the Phoenix Open (with Smith), becoming the second player to register a 100th career open win.
- Voted AVP "Most Valuable Player" three times (1991, 1989, 1988)
- Named the Italian, Brazilian, and Australian tour MVP (1991)
- Ranked third on the AVP Career Earnings.
- Ended his 11-year partnership with Sinjin Smith in 1993, then teamed with longtime friend, Brian Lewis, to win the Chicago Open on a live NBC broadcast.
- Won one U.S. Championships and two World Championships with Sinjin Smith (1990, 1988, 1982) (Note that prior to 1989, the U.S. Championships were called the World Championships)
- Won the 1982 World Championships during his first full year on the tour (with Smith).
- Four time winner of the Manhattan Beach Open (once with Johnson, twice with Smith, once with Menges)
- Earned his first career victory at the 1981 Manhattan Beach Open with Jim Menges
- Earned his first beach trophy at the 1976 Sorrento Beach "A" tournament.
(1979-1980) - Played on the United States National Team
- Began playing beach volleyball in 1974 at Muscle Beach in Venice, Calif. with Joe Gold. - First became interested in volleyball because his parents did not care for full contact sports. - President of Sara's Audio Speakers of America, a company founded by his father after emigrating from Poland. - Outside business ventures include modeling and acting. - Starred in the Tri-Star Pictures release "Side Out!" in 1990. - Appeared on the cover of M magazine, Men's Fitness, and also as the subject of a feature on Inside Edition. - Has appeared in numerous product advertisements, including a national campaign for Coppertone Sport Sunscreen. - Enjoys golf and surfing.
- Married: October 16, 1992 to Carrie February 15, 1995 Shay Leigh born November 2, 1996 Shane William born
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