Varsity Coach: Jason Edgmond, Girls Basketball
Levels: Varsity and Junior Varsity
Bio: Coached at high school and middle school level for six years from 2009-2013: four years head high school and middle school coach at New Covenant Academy in Springfield, Missouri. Coached girls high school team to first district-level win in school history. Two years at Centennial Middle School in Phoenix, Arizona. Developed intramural youth basketball programs for K-8 and player development summer camps. Pioneered a varsity summer basketball league for southwest Missouri area. Bachelors of Science in Sports Management and Masters of Science in Health and Physical Education from Southwest Baptist University. Moved to California with his wife and two children in the spring of 2013. Teaches physical education here at Foothill Technology High School.
Philosophy: As a coach it is my responsibility to equip and empower athletes to be excellent in every area, both on and off the court, instilling in them lifelong lessons. Each athlete will be asked to go above and beyond, consistently demonstrating a high level of focus, intensity, and hustle in practices and games. As a coach I pledge to be understanding, truthful, open, and fair with each player.
Most proud of: 2017-18 Coach of the Year. Named 2009 District Basketball Coach of the Year. Creating an environment of excellence and team unity. Building up strong student athletes that pursue their dreams.
JV Coach: Rich Grimes
Asst Coach: Paul Tafoya
HOME GAMES ARE PLAYED AT: Ventura College Athletic Event Center
Admission prices: $6 adults, $3 students/seniors, under 6 free
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Parking at Ventura College: $2 for a daily permit if parking on campus (W lot) or street parking is free on Telegraph or Loma Vista Rd. Campus police will issue a $50 citation for parking on campus without a permit. Parents, when picking up/dropping off, please park in the 30-minute parking spaces facing the main gym OR stay with your car while parked temporarily.
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**Find Important Info on SUMMER TRYOUTS and ATHLETIC CLEARANCE HERE!**
IMPORTANT SUMMER ATHLETICS MEETING, Monday, June 18, 2018 @ FTHS:
– 4:00 to 6:30pm SPORTS PHYSICALS will be offered on campus, $25 cash/credit/check payable to “Foothill Athletics Boosters” (first come, first served)
– 5:00 to 6:30pm Taco Dinner for purchase ($10/meal – 3 tacos – veggie/asada/chicken/pork – with rice & beans & a drink), join Boosters, buy spirit wear, complete athletic clearance! (You can pre-order your meal online at https://squareup.com/store/foothill-technology-boosters/)
– 5:45 to 6:20pm Parent meeting for incoming 9th graders and/or new to sports – J bldg Black Box
– 6:30 to 7:10pm Session 1 individual team meetings (fall & winter sports)
– 7:20 to 8:00pm Session 2 individual team meetings (winter & spring sports)
Girls Basketball Summer Program:
Summer Tryouts: June 19, 1-3pm @ Ventura College small gym
Summer Practices: June 25 – July 17, 1-3pm JV / 3-5pm Varsity, Mon/Tues/Thurs @ VC small gym or alternate location, see calendar
Summer Tournaments: Check calendar for updates
3-week Summer Dead Period (No practices): August 1 – 21, 2018
Practice Locations: Ventura College Small Gym & VUSD facilities
Winter Game Location: Ventura College Athletic Event Center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Rd
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