Dan Ahiers is in his third season as UCSB's assistant coach.
He serves as the recruiting coordinator and assists in all areasof the program including the training and development of the team,scouting opponents, coordinating travel and overseeing the team'scommunity outreach programs.
Dan also works with Gold Medal Squared Camps in the summer.
He came to UCSB after having served as the Club Director for theCarmel Beach Volleyball Club where he helped found the non-profitorganization while also acting as the recruiting coordinator forall players and coaches.
Ahiers had also been the head coach at Carmel High since 2007,turning the team into a playoff-caliber squad that had threeconsecutive winning seasons for the first time in school history.The team went undefeated in league play in 2009 and Ahiers coachedfour players to all-county teams while eight others were named toall-league teams.
Ahiers has also previously coached for numerous camp and clubteams and has been an assistant coach at Monterey Peninsula Collegeand Cal State Monterey Bay.
Dan earned a degree from California State University MontereyBay in Education with a Minor in Coaching and Sport Management.