Donald has been coaching volleyball for 20 years. He started coaching boys in the 90’s at his alma mater St. John Bosco high school. He was the JV Head Coach for 3 years and Varsity Head Coach for 4 years winning 2 league titles and reaching the CIF semi-finals twice. He took a few years off after moving to Temecula and having his first child. He returned to coaching at his daughter’s school Temecula Prep in 2007 with the girls volleyball team. He started as a volunteer assistant and became the head coach in 2009. Since then his teams have won 5 league titles and have reached the CIF semi-finals 3 times.
Donald has coached both boys and girls at several levels for Forza1. He has coached local teams, elite teams and was an assistant for a national team on the girls side and coached a 18 elite team on the boys side.
His passion is coaching and is working to become a college coach in a couple of years when his youngest daughter graduates from high school. He started playing in the 7th grade. Played all 4 years of high school and played in college for a Division III school.