Eduardo “Anjiho” Bacil
Earned his first outdoor domestic title in 2001 with Scott Ayakatubby at Huntington Beach. Won his first AVP title with Jose Loiola in 1995 indoors at Washington, DC. It was the first AVP tournament won by foreign players. Was a two-time Brazilian Beach Volleyball Champion (1990, 1991) and won the South American Beach Volleyball Championship in 1993. Played on the Brazilian professional indoor league for three seasons and was on the Brazilian National Team (1986-1992).
His full name is Eduardo Jorge Bacil Filho, and is nicknamed Anjinho, which means “Little Angel” in Portuguese. He is a native of Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Has three children; Reagan, Jackson and Dominique. He enjoys soccer, surfing, listening to music (favorite group is Sublime), and having barbecues (“churrasco” in Portuguese) with friends. His favorite movie is Gladiator and favorite TV show is CSI.