Kent Steffes (born June 23, 1968 in Ann Arbor, Michigan) is an American beach volleyball player. He was a gold medalist in the 1996 Summer Olympics along with Karch Kiraly. A graduate of Palisades High School in Pacific Palisades, CA, he latter attended Stanford, and transferred to UCLA graduating with a degree in Economics. In 2000 he enrolled in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford where he graduated in 2002.
Kent has a wife, Michelle Steffes, of Mount Vernon, Virginia, and two children (Katharine Jackson Steffes, born in 2004, and Conrad William Steffes, born in 2006).