UH players Nusterer, Matias lending a hand in club volleyball

Hawaii setter Jackie Matias (4) goes for a dig during the annual Green and White volleyball scrimmage and practice in August 2023 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. (Jammies Aquino/Star-Advertiser)

Hawaii Warriors Kurt Nusterer puts the ball down against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos during a Big West Men's Championship volleyball game on Apr. 18 at the SimpliFi Arena, Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. (George F. Lee/Star-Advertiser)

For Hawaii men’s volleyball middle blocker Kurt Nusterer, the joy in coaching is seeing kids experience moments he cherishes as his “special memories” when he was their age.