Athletic Coaches

MAIN CONTACTS:
Athletic Director, Greg Lanthier, Athletic Director's Letter, Bio,  (858) 484-1180 ext. 3109 
AD's Assistant, Emily Comstock (858) 484-1180 ext. 3110 
Athletic Trainer, Diane Lawrance (858) 484-1180 ext. 3154

Fall Sports (August-November)

Boys' & Girls' Cross Country
Coach Shan Forehand *

"I coach to inspire young people to pursue their dreams and by imparting discipline, commitment, and a strong self-belief, empowering them to believe that they can accomplish anything in life."

Field Hockey
Coach Micaela Belz *

 

Football
Coach John Anderson

"I coach to help student-athletes engage in authentic relationships and compassionate interactions using common goals that will support them throughout life, empowering them to be agents of cultural change and transformers of individual lives."

Girls' Golf
Coach Johnny Fitzmaurice *

"I coach to teach individuals to have faith and confidence in pursuing their goals and that having a strong work ethic, effort, and desire will benefit them through the rest of their lives."

Girls' Tennis
Coach Jim Wrage 
*

"I coach to help student-athletes enjoy and enhance their high school experience in a sport they can play their entire lives, and in the process, build good habits and skills that will improve their own lives and inspire those around them."

Girls' Volleyball
Coach Arianna Mariotti *
 

Boys' Water Polo
Coach Bryanna Burns *

"I coach out of passion and love for water polo and to instill the values of commitment, dedication, leadership and above all the belief that you can accomplish anything if you put your mind to it."
 

Sideline Cheer
Coach Aubry Twamley *

"I coach to inspire my athletes to make an impact on their community by focusing on commitment, character and respect with a strong sense of teamwork and support for one another."

 
 

Winter Sports (November-February)

Boys' Basketball
Coach Chris Vitous


"I coach to passionately teach the game of basketball with an emphasis on the values of hard work, dedication, teamwork, discipline, and compassion to enable my student-athletes to live a responsible life built on integrity and trust."
 
Girls' Basketball
Coach Jeff Jones 
*

"I coach out of a passion for teaching the love of the game of basketball with integrity and respect, with an emphasis on commitment and individual responsibility to motivate my student-athletes to be accountable for their own success."
 
Boys' Soccer
Coach Mark Green


"I coach to foster the desire to sacrifice and commit for others, to teach the values of determination and resilience, and to instill a strong sense of self-belief, enabling student-athletes to develop the moral courage to always do what they believe is right."
 
Girls' Soccer
Coach Danie Schelhorse





 
Girls' Water Polo
Coach Bryanna Burns
*

"I coach out of passion and love for water polo and to instill the values of commitment, dedication, leadership and above all the belief that you can accomplish anything if you put your mind to it."
 
Wrestling
Coach Gail Miller


"I coach to make a difference in my wrestlers' lives by focusing on family, appreciation, industriousness, trustworthiness, and hope (F.A.I.T.H.), empowering them to become successful individuals that will pay it forward to others."
 
Competitive Cheer
Coach Aubry Twamley 
*

"I coach to inspire my athletes to make an impact on their community by focusing on commitment, character and respect with a strong sense of teamwork and support for one another."
 
 
 

Spring Sports (February-June)

Baseball
Coach Keith Johnson
 *

"I coach to inspire student-athletes to become lifelong learners in everything they do, to serve others with self-discipline while pursuing greatness, and to focus on the process, empowering them to become dynamic contributors in our community."
Boys' Golf
Coach Johnny Fitzmaurice
*

"I coach to teach individuals to have faith and confidence in pursuing their goals and that having a strong work ethic, effort, and desire will benefit them through the rest of their lives."
Gymnastics
Coach Monique "LT" Lamphiere-Tamayoshi


"I coach modeling the principals MCHS Gymnastics is based upon: G.R.A.C.E. (Grit, Resiliency, Appreciation, Compassion and Empathy) thus enabling each student-athlete to strive for their best."
 
Boys' Lacrosse
Coach Mike Dasch 
*

"I coach with a passion to assist my student-athletes in developing a concern for others, and in emphasizing being a part of something greater than themselves (team), helping them grow into adults that will be successful in life."
Girls' Lacrosse
Coach Christina Minneci 
*

"I coach to build a community of leaders by nurturing a spirit of integrity, inspiring confidence, and developing student-athletes' love for sports and for others that will steer them toward success in life."
Softball
Coach Ron Cole 
*

"I coach to inspire my student-athletes to become strong, resilient, kind and confident young adults who will positively transform their communities through integrity, empathy and leadership."
 
Boys' & Girls' Swim & Dive
Coach Tore Blichfeldt
Boys' Tennis
Coach Jim Wrage 
*

"I coach to help student-athletes enjoy and enhance their high school experience in a sport they can play their entire lives, and in the process, build good habits and skills that will improve their own lives and inspire those around them."
Boys' & Girls' Track & Field
Coach Shan Forehand 
*

"I coach to inspire young people to pursue their dreams and by imparting discipline, commitment, and a strong self-belief, empowering them to believe that they can accomplish anything in life."
Boys' Volleyball
Coach James Owens 
* 

"I coach to inspire confidence and integrity, to promote respect and kindness, and to encourage my athletes to combine these qualities with the skills they learn on the court to better themselves in the world."

* Indicates Off Campus Coaches

 
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