Eric Fonoimoana
Born: 6/7/69
Hometown: Hermosa Beach, CA
Currently: Hermosa Beach, CA
Height: 6'3"
College: UC Santa Barbara
Seasons Played: 9th Season

Career Highlights

  • In 2000, Fonoimoana along with his partner Dain Blanton won the Gold Medal at the Olympic Summer Games in Sydney, Austrailia
  • On the FIVB World Tour in 2000, Eric took third place in Belgium and fifth place in Portugal with Dain
  • On the FIVB in 1999, Fonoimoana and Blanton took fourth place in both Belgium and Austria
  • In 1998, he earned five top 10 finishes on the FIVB, including a second place finish in Austria
  • In 1998, Fonoimoana won the King of the Beach title on the AVP Tour
  • In the 1997, Eric finished ninth in the World Championships with his partner Brian Lewis
  • In 1997, he earned 13 top five finishes on the AVP Tour
  • In 1995, he took second place with his partner Mike Whitmarsh in the FIVB Puerto Rico Open


  • Eric was an All-American outside hitter for UC Santa Barbara
  • He served as the team's captain in 1992


  • Eric's nickname is Fonoi
  • He is the youngest of 6 children
  • His sister Lelei competed in the 1976 Montreal Olympics as a swimmer
  • Eric is a top-caliber swimmer who enjoys all water sports

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