Dain Blanton USC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Bachelor, Salary, and Net Worth

Dain Blanton Bio | Wiki

Dain Blanton is an American beach volleyball player. In the 2000 Olympic Games, he received the gold medal in Beach Volleyball with partner Eric Fonoimoana. Together with partner Jeff Nygaard, Dain returned to the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece and became the first two-time U.S. male Beach Volleyball Olympian.

He is in his third season from 2021 to 2022 as head coach of the USC beach volleyball program. In the summer of 2021, Dain served as a sideline reporter for NBC’s coverage of the beach volleyball events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Dain Blanton Age

Dain was born on November 28, 1971, in Laguna Beach, California, United States. He is 49 years old.

Dain Blanton Height

He is quite a tall man and stands at a height of 6 ft 3 in (Approx. 1.91 m).

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Dain Blanton Family

He was born and raised in Laguna Beach, California, a resort town between Long Beach and San Diego by his parents. Dain says he had positive role models from his family and community. He holds an American nationality and belong to the black ethnicity.

Dain Blanton Wife

Dain is married to his lovely wife Maeve McCaffrey. Together, they reside in Santa Monica, California with their son Caid Quentin.

Dain Blanton Education

While as a high school senior in 1990 at Laguna Beach High School, Dain was named the Orange County Player of the Year, Most Valuable Player of the Pacific Coast League. He also received all-American honors at the Junior Olympics. Later, he attended Pepperdine University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Pepperdine in 1994.

Additionally, he also holds a teaching credential in physical education. While in college, Dain was an All-American and guided The Waves to a National Volleyball Championship in 1992 as a sophomore.

Dain Blanton Bachelor

He appeared on the ABC television network reality show The Bachelor, on the third season. Dain was the runner-up to Andrew Firestone.

Dain Blanton USC

He is in his third season from 2021 to 2022 as head coach of the USC beach volleyball program. In his first full season at USC, Dain led the Women of Troy to the 2021 NCAA Championship and a runner-up finish for the Pac-12 title. Overall, the Trojans went 30-4 and produced winning streaks of 13 and 12 matches during the season.

Under him, four Trojans were named AVCA All-Americans including the Pac-12’s Pair of the Year of Tina Graudina and Megan Kraft. Prior to becoming head coach, Dain helped USC produce eight AVCA All-Americans. He also helped in coaching USC’s top pair of Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes to the 2015 AVCA Pairs National Championship.

The two also received back-to-back Pac-12 pairs titles in 2016 and 2017. During the 2019 season, Dain served as a color analyst and sideline reporter for ESPN. He covered the NCAA beach championship in Gulf Shores, Ala. At the Olympic Channel, he covered the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship.

Dain Blanton Salary

He currently serves as a head coach of the USC beach volleyball, he, therefore, receives a satisfactory salary. Dain’s average salary is $89,564 per year.

Dain Blanton Net Worth

He has played volleyball for many years and won different games. Therefore, there is no doubt he has accumulated decent wealth over the years. The estimated net worth of Dain is $1.5 million.

When Was Dain Blanton Born

Dain was born on November 28, 1971, in Laguna Beach, California, he is 49 years old.