Stephanie Cox
Born: 3/21/70
Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
Currently: Mission Viejo, CA
Height: 5'6"
College: UC Santa Barbara
Seasons Played: 10th Season

Career Highlights
  • In 2000, the first season of the BVA Tour, Cox had her best finish in the season finale at San Diego, where she and her partner, Katy Eldridge finished third.
  • She also had four fifths with Eldridge on the BVA Tour at Oceanside, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, and Pismo Beach.
  • In her career, Cox has earned over $30,000 in prize money.
  • Prior to the 2000 season, Cox's best season on the two-person tour was in 1999, when she placed seventh three times and won over $6,500 in prize money.
  • In 1997, she teamed with Annett Davis, Jenny Johnson Jordan, and Gabrielle Reece to win the 4-person FIVB World Championships, which were held on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles, California.
  • She played five seasons on the Pro Beach Four-Person Tour, where she competed in every tournament.
  • In 1995, she played on Team Sony Autosound with Kim Oden, Wendy Stammer, and Antoinette White. Together they won the 1995 title with a record-setting nine tournament wins (Hermosa Beach, Ca.; Sacramento, Ca.; Virginia Beach, Va.; St. Louis, Mo.; Chicago, Ill.; Dallas, Tx.; Manhattan Beach, Ca.; Detroit, Mi.; and Boston, Ma.).
  • In 1995, she also was named All-League Setter and Defensive Player of the Year on the Pro Beach Four-Person Tour.


  • Played at UC Santa Barbara for Kathy Gregory.
  • In 1991, was UCSB team captain.
  • She was the recipient of the Judy Bellomo Scholarship.


  • Has a degree in Law and Society from UC Santa Barbara.
  • She is married to Jose Gandara.
  • She is currently the assistant women's volleyball coach at UC Santa Barbara.

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