Get To Know Coach Doug:

WHAT IS YOUR COACHING EXPERIENCE?

1999-2003 - City of Peoria youth recreational leagues.
2003-present - AZ Region Girls Junior Club
2005-2015 - Paseo Verde Elementary School
2017-present - Sunrise Mountain High School Freshman coach

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A PART OF THE FORTITUDE FAMILY?

This will be my first year!

WHAT IS YOUR PLAYING EXPERIENCE?

Played in work recreational leagues. 

WHERE ARE YOU FROM? WHAT STATES HAVE YOU LIVED IN? 

I was born in Hawaii. I have lived in San Antonio Texas, Biloxi Mississippi, Tucson, Cape Cod Massachuttes, Germany, Spokane Washington and Anchorage Alaska and Peoria.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD? 

Steak, pizza, Mexican food, not necessarily in that order.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE COFFEE DRINK?

Don't drink coffee. I like ice tea, an occasional Dr Pepper and lots of water.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH? (OTHER THAN VOLLEYBALL) 

Football and the NBA playoffs.

WHAT DO YOU DO BESIDES VOLLEYBALL? 

I am retired, living the dream by driving my corvette on challenging multi-day drives with other sport car enthusiasts, gym workouts, hiking, and enjoying family.

WHY DO YOU LOVE VOLLEYBALL?

I love the game of volleyball because it is a great team game to play and a fun game to watch. It is a avenue that has allowed me to impact kids lives. But mostly I love volleyball because volleyball helped strengthen my bond with my girls.