Stephanie Bogda grew up in Levitown, Long Island, and is a 2019 graduate from Eckerd College in Florida, where she played NCAA beach volleyball. As a collegiate beach volleyball player, she was awarded the 2019 Triton Award for athletic excellence, scholarship and leadership and named 2019 MVP as well as team captain. She was ranked as a 2018 Top 20 Collegiate BVB Pair by Collegebeachvb.com and she led her team to an AVCA National Small College Title in 2016.
In High School, she was named a 2-time MVP and won the State Championships in 2014. As a junior indoor/beach volleyball player, she took 4th Place at USA Beach Volleyball Nationals – 16U Gold Division, earned 10 bids to Beach Volleyball USA and AAU Nationals over 3 years, played 7 years on indoor open club teams, earned a spot at USA Volleyball Nationals 3 times and was a USA Beach Volleyball High Performance Player from 2012-2014.
In 2018, Stephanie competed in her first AVP and is currently training as a professional beach volleyball player. She has extensive coaching experience and has held several assistant beach/indoor club and camp coaching positions since 2014.