A member of the U.S. Men's National team since 1998, Shawn Nakamura joins his brother on the Golden Bear staff this season.
Nakamura, who currently serves as vice captain of the national team, participated in the Pan American Games over the summer. He was a member of the Under-21 Junior National team from 1995-98, acting as team captain in '98, and was on the Under-18 squad from 1994-96. Nakamura also played in three U.S. Olympic Festivals from 1993-95.
In the coaching ranks, Nakamura was an assistant with the UC Santa Barbara men's club team in 1996. He coached the Camarillo Cougars Under-16 girls' team from 1996-98 and the Under-19 boys' team from 1997-98.