Sterling brings a lifetime of experience to the Manhattan Beach Sand Club. He has coached and played competitively both indoor and on the beach for more than 3 decades. He has been a middle school athletic director/coach, an indoor volleyball coach, and a high school volleyball coach. He also ran a grassroots volleyball program for young children 13 years old and under. Sterling is a member of USA Volleyball with a BCAP certification and has worked with their USA
As a Beach Club coach Sterling Standage has won 4 team National Team Championships and 1 Club National
Sterling lives in Redondo Beach with his wife Lisa and daughter Savannah.