| 49ers Hire
Calderon as Volleyball Assistant
July 23, 2002
LONG BEACH, CA-- Brian Gimmillaro, head women's volleyball coach
at Long Beach State, has announced the hiring of J.P. Calderon as
a full-time assistant coach.
Calderon, a former men's volleyball player at The Beach, previously
served under Gimmillaro as the team's volunteer coach for the past
four seasons. Calderon will help improve player technique and training
skills, as well as added administrative duties. He was a two-year
letterwinner for the 49er men's team and helped the team to a 1998
semi-final appearance in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation
A graduate of St. Bernard's High School in Playa del Rey, Calderon
played at Long Beach State for two years, after transferring from
Santa Monica College, and earned his bachelor's degree in Speech
Communications in 1999.