National Volleyball League Partners with Milwaukee IndyFest to Host Pro Beach Tournament

By August 6, 2014Event Headlines

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin (August 6, 2014) – The National Volleyball League (NVL) continues its founding tradition of partnering with existing lifestyle events to host its 4th pro stop of the 2014 season at the ABC Supply Co. Inc. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest, August 16 – 17. The IndyFest tournament will feature many of the top pro beach players in the world competing for a prize purse of $25,000 on the racetrack infield with activities for the entire family. Musical artist Kelley James, the official voice of the NVL, will return to perform for fans on the main stage Saturday evening.

“We’re excited to bring beach volleyball to Milwaukee and share this lifestyle with thousands of race fans,” said NVL Founder and CEO, Albert Hannemann. “The atmosphere will be like no other as NVL players battle on the infield while the track hosts promotional events throughout the weekend, concluding with our women’s and men’s finals on Sunday.”

The NVL IndyFest tournament will feature 8 teams in both men’s and women’s competition:


Drew Mallin/Dave Palm; Todd Strassberger/Eric Zaun; Drew Hamilton/Daniel Lindsey; Andrew Hinchey/Ryan Vandenburg; Andrew Russell/Travis Schoonover; Matthew O’Sullivan/Jeff Samuels; Mike Placek/Austin Rester; Matt Henderson/Piotr Marciniak


Priscilla Lima/Karolina Sowala; Chara Harris/Kristen Batt;
Molly Menard/Michelle Williams; Tarin Keith/Julia Ridley; Chelsea Hayes/Jennifer Snyder; Lindsey Fuller/Alicia Zamparelli-Flavia; Booke Niles/Jessica Stubinski; Erin Gray/Heather Lowe

Matches will kick off Friday, August 15 at New Berlin Ale House. The tournament will move to the IndyFest racetrack Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 where fans will have the opportunity to view competitions while enjoying the surrounding Verizon INDYCAR Fan Village. Tickets may be purchased here.

Milwaukee IndyFest Event Highlights:

Friday, August 15

2PM – 8PM           NVL Main Draw Competition at New Berlin Ale House

Saturday, August 16 – WATCH LIVE @ 9AM ET!

9AM – 6PM           NVL Main Draw Competition

6PM                      Performance by Singer/Song Writer Kelley James

Sunday, August 17 – WATCH LIVE @ 8AM ET!

8AM – 1PM           Men’s and Women’s Semi-Finals

1:15PM                 Women’s Finals

2:30PM                 Men’s Finals

The tournament will also be live streamed for fans on the NVL Network. Full NVL IndyFest event details can be found here.

The NVL IndyFest tournament is one of six professional events on the NVL calendar in 2014.  The remaining events include:

September 19 – 21: Hermosa Beach, CA – Hermosa Beach Pier

October 3 – 4: Port St. Lucie, FL – Club Med Sandpiper Bay

For more information about the NVL, please visit: or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The NVL 2014 highlight reel may be viewed here.


Established in 2010, the National Volleyball League is a professional beach volleyball league built by players for all players, united in one mission: to create a sustainable future for pro beach volleyball in the U.S. Home to six professional events in 2014, a nationwide grassroots beach series and the first-ever beach volleyball academy, the NVL is the only national platform for current professionals and players of all levels to showcase their talents and pursue their aspirations in the sport. Driven by a pure passion to grow the game and share the love of the sport and beach culture, the NVL is the Soul of Beach Volleyball.