Steve is a former Open and AAA Division indoor player for the United States Volleyball Association (USVBA) now known as USA Volleyball (USAV). He is also a former AA rated beach doubles player with the California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) playing his last pro tournament in 1998 at the Manhattan Open (finally got too old). With over 30 years of volleyball experience, he’s a certified beach coach through the USA Volleyball Beach Coaching Accreditation Program and has served as coach for Bakersfield Volleyball Club’s former beach program, BVC’s 18U & 14U boy’s team, the United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL) and Independence Elementary School. Steve is a Certified Financial Planner with Barnes Wealth Management Group. He and his wife, Lori, have two children, Tim and Jennifer. They are members of St. John’s Lutheran Church and enjoy volleyball (obviously), golf, running, travel and outdoor adventures.