PEPPERDINE 2011: Reshirted during his true freshman season ... Served as the Waves' radio broadcaster for all home and several away matches.
CLUB: Played on the Balboa Bay Volleyball Club for three years ... Won a Junior Olympic championship with the 16 Quiksilver squad.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from St. Margaret's Episcopal School in 2010 ... Played three years on the varsity ... coached by Jeremy Dailey and Karch Kiraly ... 2010 Division 5 CIF Southern Section Player of the Year ... Two-time Academy League MVP ... 2010 Division 5 CIF Southern Section Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Led the Tartans to a CIF championship as a senior.
PERSONAL: Resident of Dana Point, Calif. ... Son of Tim and Cyndi Quinn ... Birth name is Daniel ... has one older brother, Johnny ... Brother Johnny is an All-American pole vaulter at UCLA ... Father Tim was an All-American swimmer and water polo student-athlete at UC Irvine and also competed on the USA Water Polo team ... Considers his high school coach, Karch Kiraly, the toughest opponent he has ever faced ... Chose Pepperdine because of "its great academic reputation, the location and the coaching staff and team."
FAVORITES: Lists his sports hero as Kurt Warner ... Favorite pro volleyball players are Todd Rogers and Karch Kiraly ... favorite pro sports team is the Denver Broncos ... Favorite books are The Things They Carried and The Great Gatsby ... Favorite food is his mother's ... Favorite TV show is Sports Center and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia ... Enjoys surfing and skating.