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Jeff StorkPosition: Setter
Olympic #: 11
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 200 lbs.
DOB: July 8, 1960
Hometown: Topanga Canyon CA
Team USA Since: 1985
Major International Competition:
Highlights with USA National Team:
originally came to USA national team program in summer of 1984 before returning in May, 1985
as starting setter, May to Nov.-1985, guided USA to first place at USA Cup and runner-up finish at Savvin Cup
was a member of USA team that won gold in 1985 World Cup and 1986 World Championship
at 1988 Olympics, back injury sidelined him for the first two matches, but he returned to spark gold medal drive
rejoined team in April, 1992 after a brief hiatus and became the second-highest-rated setter of '92 Olympics in leading Team USA to bronze medal co-winner with Doug Partie of '87 Players Award
assets are leadership, excellent serving ability and, as a lefty, a "second-ball" spiking threat
Other Volleyball Achievements:
named Italian League MVP in 1993
teamed with Bob Ctvrtlik and coached by Doug Beal in 1991-92
returned to Mediolanum Gonzaga after appearance in '92 Olympics
competed for Maxicono in 1990 and captured Italian indoor title
played in Bud Light 4-Man Beach Volleyball League's inaugural season (1991), and captained Club Sportswear to league championship
only two-time MVP of Bud Light 4-Man League (1991 and 1994)
led Team Sony Autosound to title in 1994.
earned All-NCAA Tournament honors in 1983 and 1984
spent 1985 season as graduate assistant coach at Pepperdine, and Waves won NCAA crown
coached at Pepperdine by Marv Dunphy, also his USA national team coach, 1985-88
attended Pierce Junior College in Los Angeles prior to transferring to Pepperdine
a 1978 graduate of Taft High School, Woodland Hills, Calif.
earned bachelor's degree in education and kinesiology from Pepperdine in 1985
married since 1986 (wife's name, Sabine) and has two sons, Matthew (5) and Daniel (3), and a daughter, Nicoletta, born in 1994.