Basketball-Girls

Varsity Head Coach: 
Saylor Fox  sfox@powayusd.com 

 

Coaches


Varsity Head Coach:
Saylor Fox sfox@powayusd.com

Coach Saylor Fox graduated from Clemson University in 2009 with a Secondary Education - History Degree. Coach Fox is originally from Columbia, SC where he played basketball and ran track and field all four years at Chapin High School. He was named co-captain of both teams his senior year and received All-Region and All-Upper State Honors in both sports. After high school he pursued his basketball career by attending a Div. III program at Roanoke College in Virginia. After his freshman year, he transferred to Clemson University and became a student manager/scout team member for the Men's and Women's Clemson Basketball Programs. After college, Coach Fox taught social science and served as an assistant boys basketball coach at Dutch Fork High School in Columbia, SC for 4 years. He was then named the head girls basketball coach at Mauldin High School in Greenville, SC where he continued to coach and teach for an additional 4 years. While at Mauldin, his team compiled 55 wins in 4 seasons, were conference runners-up in 2014, finished top-3 in 2015, 2016, & 2017 seasons, was a 4-time state playoff qualifier, coached 9 All-Region II-4A Players, 5-All County Players, 3 All-State Players, and 5 collegiate players. In 2017, he coached Del Norte’s JV Basketball Team to a 23-4 record. Coach Fox was named Head Girls Varsity Coach at Del Norte High School the summer of 2018. In his first season at Del Norte, the team accumulated 16 wins, ranked as high as #2 in Div-II Rankings, advanced to the Div-II Quarterfinals, and finished Top-25 overall in San Diego County. He is married to wife Chelsea Fox and has a 2 year old son named Waylon.


Coach Melissa Peng graduated from New York University majoring in Sports Management with a concentration in Events. Coach Melissa is a San Diego native who played basketball all four years at Westview High School and was co-captain on the varsity team her senior year. While at Westview, her team made 3 CIF Finals appearances and won CIF her senior year as well as placed 8th in State with Coach Abbey. After high school, she pursued her basketball career and played at New York University in New York City, New York. There, she made the NCAA tournament both her junior and senior year playing 30+ mins as the starting point guard. Coach Peng was named Head Girls Junior Varsity Coach in summer 2017.


Coach Lori Ingram graduated from The University of Maine with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education. Lori grew up in Winthrop, Massachusetts where she was a 4 year varsity basketball starter. She scored 1,076 total points during her high school career. She was named Boston Globe and Boston Herald All Scholastic and League MVP her senior year. She continued her basketball career while attending the University of Maine. After college she continued her basketball career by helping coach Bangor High School in Maine to a State Championship. She got her first head coaching job at Pamlico County High School in North Carolina where her team finished a 29-1 record with the first loss coming in the state championship game. She took a break from coaching to start a family with her husband Jay. They have two little girls Makay (8 years old) and Bodyn (6 years old). The Ingram’s live in Del Sur. Lori is excited for her first year at Del Norte helping Coach Fox in the 2019-20 season. 


Coach Alejah Tabula graduated from Cal State University, San Marcos majoring in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy. Coach Alejah is a San Diego native who attended Mt. Carmel High School where she played basketball. After high school and through college, she gained 6 years of experience coaching youth basketball programs throughout Escondido and San Diego. Coach Alejah works in special education for PUSD and is also the Head Freshman Field Hockey Coach at Del Norte. She was brought onto the girls basketball coaching staff in the summer of 2018.
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