Coach John Hawks’ lifetime of volleyball service

First-year assistant coach John Hawks brings a lifetime of volleyball knowledge to Westwood, with experience coaching at other Mountain Pacific Sports Federation schools like UC Irvine, USC and Long Beach State.  (Photo by Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff, photo illustration by Owen Emerson/Assistant photo editor)

First-year assistant coach John Hawks brings a lifetime of volleyball knowledge to Westwood, with experience coaching at other Mountain Pacific Sports Federation schools like UC Irvine, USC and Long Beach State. (Photo by Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff, photo illustration by Owen Emerson/Assistant photo editor)

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This isn’t the story of a man who was handed a job. This isn’t about a quick splash into the world of Division I men’s volleyball.


UCLA men's volleyball received a bye in the NCAA Tournament for being the No. 2 seed. (Hannah Ye/Assistant Photo editor)
UCLA men's volleyball received a bye in the NCAA Tournament for being the No. 2 seed. (Hannah Ye/Assistant Photo editor)

Despite not making it to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship for the first time since 2013, UCLA was awarded an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Along with the tournament berth, five Bruins took home All-MPSF awards including Mackenzie Barr who was the sole first-team awardee. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
Despite not making it to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship for the first time since 2013, UCLA was awarded an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Along with the tournament berth, five Bruins took home All-MPSF awards including Mackenzie Barr who was the sole first-team awardee. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior Mysha Sataraka has always led the team with her prowess at the plate. Most recently, the third baseman launched a line drive walk-off home run against Arizona State on Friday night. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)
Senior Mysha Sataraka has always led the team with her prowess at the plate. Most recently, the third baseman launched a line drive walk-off home run against Arizona State on Friday night. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Junior utility Alex Roelse has been training with the men's senior national team in preparation for the 2016 Olympics, and displayed his improved abilities this weekend at the National Water Polo League championship tournament. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Junior utility Alex Roelse has been training with the men's senior national team in preparation for the 2016 Olympics, and displayed his improved abilities this weekend at the National Water Polo League championship tournament. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Senior second baseman Brett Urabe got the scoring going for UCLA baseball early, reaching base twice and scoring both times in the Bruins' eight-run first inning. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)
Senior second baseman Brett Urabe got the scoring going for UCLA baseball early, reaching base twice and scoring both times in the Bruins' eight-run first inning. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Seniors Kyle McPhillips (pictured) and Catherine Harrison were the lone pair that played together before the season. The UCLA women's tennis team has faced struggles with its doubles play in 2016. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)
Seniors Kyle McPhillips (pictured) and Catherine Harrison were the lone pair that played together before the season. The UCLA women's tennis team has faced struggles with its doubles play in 2016. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Senior Karue Sell and the UCLA men's tennis team qualified for the NCAA Tournament when the Bruins took home the Pac-12 title two weeks ago in Ojai, California. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

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Senior Karue Sell and the UCLA men's tennis team qualified for the NCAA Tournament when the Bruins took home the Pac-12 title two weeks ago in Ojai, California. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)


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