Naseri Tumanuvao joined Ashley Preston's staff as the volunteer assistant in the 2015 season. Tumanuvao played two seasons on the men's volleyball team at Concordia University in Irvine. He was then promoted to assistant coach on June 2, 2017
"I'm very excited about Naseri joining our staff. He was a very good player and I know he will be a great coach for Fullerton."
Tumanuvao has coached two Big West Conference award winners in Shimen Fayad and Madeline Schneider during his time with the Titans. He also helped guide the Titans to a six win improvement from 2015 to 2016.
Tumanuvao set the all-time career mark with 636 kills and a .283 hitting percentage in his time at Concordia. He is in the top-five of all the career statistical categories and earned numerous individual awards.
In 2013, Tumanuvao was named the NAIA Player of the Year, an NAIA All-American, and was a member of the NAIA All-Tournament Team. He was also the NAIA Tournament Hitting Percentage Leader, and was named First Team All-MAMVIC National Conference.
He appeared in 108 games and led the team with 374 kills. Tumanuvao averaged 3.46 kills/set and hit .316. He finished the season with 130 digs, 67 blocks, 15 assists, and 13 aces.
Tumanuvao has served as the head coach for the T-Street Volleyball Club (18s) in Irvine, Calif. since 2014 and head coach at HighLine Volleyball Club in Long Beach, Calif. (12s, 14s, 16s, 17s) since 2005.
He graduated from Concordia in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Sports Science with an emphasis in coaching.
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