THIS AND THAT . . . Former Castilleja Athletic Director Jez McIntosh has moved on from his job in the Stanford Athletic Department and is now the Director of Athletics at the Miss Porter School in Connecticut. The all-girls boarding school is located just outside of Hartford. McIntosh has been on the job for nearly three weeks and already has subbed in as the tennis coach . . . Stanford grad and USA beach volleyball star Matt Fuerbringer has joined the US men's volleyball team staff as an assistant coach, as announced by new coach John Speraw. Fuerbringer, 39, has almost 10 years of experience coaching junior club volleyball and has spent the last year as the volunteer assistant coach under Speraw at UCLA. He is well-known for being a pro beach volleyball player and came close to making the 2012 US Olympic beach volleyball team. He played volleyball for Stanford University and also professionally overseas. At Stanford, Fuerbringer was a four-time AVCA All-American and a member of the 1997 NCAA National Collegiate Men's Volleyball Championship team. His final block sealed the first NCAA men's volleyball title for Stanford. After Stanford, Fuerbringer played professional volleyball from 1999 to 2003. Fuerbringer has played pro beach volleyball since 2003. In 2012, he and partner Nick Lucena were edged out for the USA's final Olympic Games berth in a battle that came down to the final qualification tournament.
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