Doug started playing volleyball at the age of 15 on the beaches of Southern California. While serving in the Navy, Doug was selected for the all Navy and Inter-service all star teams where he competed at national tournaments. After moving to Oregon in 1977 he became involved with local clubs winning regional championships in both “A” and “AA”. He began his coaching career in 1979 with Portland Christian before moving on to Lincoln High School. After taking a break from playing and coaching due to the birth of his three children he once again became involved in coaching for CYO. From there he became director of CYO volleyball for 9 years. After that he was commissioner for CEVA for one year. Doug currently plays masters volleyball where this past year he won a gold medal at USA Volleyball Nationals in Phoenix. Doug has been coaching with PDXVB science 2014.