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Ngo Joins Men's Team Staff

By BJ Evans | Feb. 12, 2015, 3:30 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 12, 2015) – USA Volleyball has hired Nate Ngo to serve as technical coordinator for the U.S. Men’s National Team.

Nate Ngo
   U.S. Men's Technical Coordinator Nate Ngo

Ngo comes to USAV, most recently, from the University of Portland (Ore.) where he served as an assistant coach for the women’s volleyball team. Prior to that, Ngo served as the graduate manager of the University of Nebraska women’s volleyball team while earning a Master’s of Science degree in statistics. He was also a volunteer assistant coach for the women’s team at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (Calif.).

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Ngo served as technical coordinator for the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team in 2013 and 2014 and also for the SVS Post professional club team in Vienna, Austria in 2011

Additionally, Ngo was the VIS (Volleyball Information System) supervisor at various international volleyball events, including the 2009 Women's Pan Am Cup, multiple weekends of FIVB World League in 2010 and 2011, and the NORCECA Men's Olympic Qualifier in 2012.

“I am extremely honored and grateful to have this opportunity to work with the Men's National Team program and staff,” Ngo said. “I look forward to utilizing my skills to help us reach our goals in every competition while learning from some of the top coaches in the world.”

Ngo’s duties will include keeping track of statistics for the U.S. Men using DataVolley and scouting for the team at tournaments. He is replacing Anton Willert, who will continue to work with the team as a consultant while pursuing new opportunities.

“Nate came highly recommended from everyone that I talked to,” Head Coach John Speraw said. “I really felt very comfortable, especially after we interviewed him, that he was the right person for the job. He has a fantastic knowledge of the technical side and the technological side of the game and he adds tremendous value to our staff.”

Ngo is originally from San Francisco, Calif., and graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2010.