Stember enters his second season with the Bruins as a volunteer coach. Prior to UCLA, Stember was a 10-time All-American for the Stanford Cardinal, setting school records in the 800m and 1500m races. He was also a member of the 2000 Olympic team in the 1500m and is a member of the current World Record distance medley relay team.
During his time with the U.S. National Team, Stember served as team captain on 10 different occasions. He has broken the 4-minute mile barrier 10 times. Stember also won gold in the 1500m at the 1997 Pan American Games. He also was a three-time silver medalist at the PanAm Games in the 1500m.
During his prep career at Jesuit HS, Stember won two CA State 1600m titles and was the 1995 Gatorade National Player of the Year.
Stember will help coach the Bruins while he trains with Coach Peterson for the 2007 U.S. Nationals and 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.