About Denise Austin


Denise Austin is a pioneer in UK beach volleyball. She began her playing career in North Devon with her first ever South West Pro Tour win in Croyde in 1987. There is little she hasn’t achieved as a player domestically having won the national tour since 1998 and consistently throughout this period with her last Volleyball England Beach Tour Final Win in 2012.

Denise and is a VE Hall of Fame member for her international beach volleyball achievements. She is still the only GBR player to ever finish in seventh place in an FIVB world tour event.

Denise is a member of the VE coaches commission and has written the manual for the UKCC coaching module for beach volleyball for coaches. She tutors for VE on beach volleyball.