Justin originally comes from Southern California and has been playing indoor volleyball since high school. He then played Division 1 at Harvard University where he finished his senior season nationally ranked in hitting percentage, service aces, and blocks/game. Predominately a middle blocker except one year in college where he switched to outside hitter.
After his collegiate playing days, he continued playing in Men's leagues. He began his formal coaching career in 2006 when he was the volunteer assistant at the University of Oregon under Jim Moore. Justin spent one year there assisting the team before moving to the Portland area, and further coached juniors at OJVA, Valley Catholic and has also returned to UO to assist in pre-season practice. Justin is currently in his fifth year as the head coach at Westview High School and fifth year with Athena Volleyball