Childhood friends to rivals to England teammates. Sam and Haydn, from North Devon, have known and played beach volleyball with each other for years having progressed through school, volleyball teams, and the England Talent Pathway together. Sam, with his distinct bushy beard, is the tactician while Haydn, a backflip master, has an unrelenting, high-octane style of play. Together, they are a forced to be reckoned with. They made their World Tour team debut in 2021 and have big ambitions for the years ahead.