Patty Dodd was a 2 time ALL- American at UCLA. After competing professionally in Italy and the United States Patty made the transition to beach volleyball. Patty won 15 Opens, including the Manhattan Beach Open. Along with her professional volleyball career, Patty taught Elementary School for 18 years. In 2015, Patty founded MBsand Volleyball Club where the club has earned over 600 medals in youth Beach Volleyball.
MBsand has won Gold in all the major events, AAU Nationals, USA HP Championships, AVPFirst Nationals, BVCA Nationals and CBVA Cal Cup. In 2018, MBsand Volleyball club earned Best Club out of 80 clubs at the BVCA Championships in Hermosa Beach.
Patty Dodd is part of USAV BCAP Cadre, Master Coach and founder of Beach Nation, HP USAV Coach for 8 years and Assistant to the US National Team 2018. Patty lives in Hermosa Beach with her husband of 33 years, Mike Dodd. They have 2 daughters Dallas and Dominique. She speaks Spanish and Italian.