Lisa Arce

Lisa Arce Zimmerman (born July 8, 1969 in Manhattan Beach, California)[1] is a retired female beach volleyball player from the United States, who won the silver medal at the 1997 World Championships in Los Angeles, California, partnering with her former High School and college teammate Holly McPeak.

Lisa Arce
Personal information
Full nameLisa Arce Zimmerman
BornJuly 8, 1969 (1969-07-08) (age 50)
Manhattan Beach, California, U.S.
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)


Standing at 5 feet 11 inches, Arce was a world champion volleyball player. She currently resides in Redondo Beach, California. Over the span of her career, she has won over $650,000. Until 2013, she was the girls' volleyball coach at Mira Costa High School.[2]


Arce obtained her degree in English from the University of California Berkeley where she also played volleyball and was a four-year starter and two-time All-Pacific 10 player. Arce ranks among the school's all-time leaders in digs, kills, attempts, and service aces.


Arce has a brother name Rick who was also a former professional beach volleyball player. In March 2001, Arce married her husband Andrew Zimmerman and together they had two kids named Ella and Abby.


  • 1997-WPVA Best Blocker
  • 1997-WPVA Best Hitter
  • 1997-WPVA Most Aces
  • 1995-WPVA Most Improved Player
  • 1994-WPVA Rookie of the Year


  1. ^ "Lisa Arce profile". Volleyball Magazine. Archived from the original on September 28, 2013. Retrieved September 25, 2013.
  2. ^ "Lisa Arce profile". Beach Volleyball Database. Archived from the original on January 18, 2013. Retrieved February 28, 2013.