Sterling is currently a junior varsity assistant coach for the girls volleyball program at Mission San Jose High School. He has also assisted the girls varsity team in previous years, and was the head coach of the Hopkins 8th Grade Boys volleyball team in 2011.
Sterling is an alumnus of Mission San Jose High School (class of 2011) and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he obtained a B.S. in Computer Science. He is currently in the process of obtaining a graduate degree from San Jose State University.
Sterling continues to play volleyball in various indoor and grass tournaments, and is employed at E*Trade Financial.
Sterling resides in Fremont and is IMPACT certified.