Jacob is from Westchester, California. He attended El Segundo High School and graduated in 2014. At El Segundo, Jacob was a three year varsity starter and two year captain. As the captain and starting setter, he helped lead the Eagles to two league titles and deep runs in the Division 2 CIF-SS play offs. Jacob played club volleyball at Team Rockstar under now Long Beach State women’s coach Matt Fuerbringer. While at Team Rockstar, Jacob was the starting setter on a team that won a bronze medal at boys junior nationals.
While attending El Camino College, Jacob began coaching at El Segundo High School in the fall of 2015 where he was the head coach of the girls junior varsity team and assistant coach for the varsity team. Jacob coached the boys freshman team at El Segundo during the spring of 2016. Jacob began coaching club that Spring at West Coast Volleyball Club as the head coach of the boys 16’s team. Jacob moved to Oklahoma to work in Real Estate where he also continued coaching at Oklahoma Peak Performance. He led his 13’s team to a top 10 finish in the state. Jacob returned to the South Bay in the summer of 2017 and began coaching at Surfside. The last four years he has coached the MB 12 Legends, 13 Legends, 14 Legends, 14 Gold, 15 Legends, 15 Gold, and 16 Gold. In 2019, Jacob was a volunteer assistant coach for Cal State University Dominguez Hills women’s team while finishing his bachelor’s degree. Jacob’s stoked for his 5th year at Surfside!