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Armando Pazos

Armando has been coaching since 2000 when he started as the Head Coach for the boys team at John O'Connell High School in San Francisco and then coached various girls teams for several years including the San Francisco Eagles. He has served as assistant coach for the women's basketball team at Skyline College since 2013, and also spent six years as the Director and Coach for Golden City (2014-2020). Armando's passion is helping young ladies fulfill their dreams of playing college basketball and beyond as well as teaching them they can accomplish anything with hard work and sacrifice, including being doctors, lawyers, analysts, scientists or whatever they set their minds to become.

Alle Moreno

Alle is the current Head Coach at St. Mary’s High School in Stockton, CA, where she played as a student-athlete herself from 2006-2010 winning two state championships and one national championship. Following high school, Alle attended Sacramento State where she majored in criminal justice and finished her collegiate career with 1,280 points, ranked first in three-pointers made, first in steals and top 10 in assists, made field goals and free-throw percentage. A two-time All-Big Sky performer and a member of the 2013 Big Sky All-Tournament Team, Alle excelled in the classroom as well where she was a four-time Academic All-Big Sky honoree.Prior to joining her alma mater, she spent time at San Jose State as an Assistant Coach from 2014-2019, and then Head Coach from 2019-2020 where she also earned her MBA. She was named one of the Top 50 Most Impactful Assistant Coaches by Silver Wave Media and is a member of the Stockton Athletic Hall of Fame.Alle coaches basketball not only to develop girls into elite basketball players, but to empower and encourage them to always to play passionately, work hard, respect the game and fight for whatever they want in life.

Malik McCord

With a masters in psychology, Malik McCord has been working with youth on and off the court in the San Francisco Bay Area throughout his career as a mental health counselor, and currently works at Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland, CA, in an academic support capacity.Malik started coaching and training youth in Northern California in 2003 and has led him around the globe, as far away as China, to lead and develop youth in a basketball camp setting. Through the years, he has led teams to numerous championship titles across the CYO (Catholic Youth Organization), NJB (National Junior Basketball) and AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) circuit. In his 11 years at Bishop O’Dowd, he led the girls varsity team to the state finals six times, achieving that title four times.He has been awarded Bay Area News Group Coach of the Year (2011), Cal Hi Sports Girls State Coach of the Year (2013), Cal Hi Sports Division III Coach of the Year (2013), California Coaches Association Girls Coach of the Year (2016), Prep2Prep North Coast Sectional Coach of the year (2018), NorCal Preps North Coast Sectional Coach of the Year (2019) and NorCal Preps Northern California Coach of the Year (2019). Malik’s coaching philosophy is centered around developing the whole player and he is passionate about encouraging players to achieve their full potential off the court which translates to their success on the floor. His strategies include teaching players to embrace a growth mindset while holding themselves and others accountable. This is a strategy he lives by himself, and while working from a place of positive intent while leading his team, he asks and accepts full transparency during their time together.

Kenyatta Madison

Kenyatta competed at the collegiate and professional levels and understands what it takes to be successful on and off the court. A fiery and inspirational leader playing for Cal State Stanislaus where he graduated with a BA in Kinesiology, Kenyatta went on to play professionally in Italy, Mexico and Germany. During the 2008-09 Season, he was considered one of the top players in Germany's Regionaliga averaging more than 20 points per game. He was also the club coach for Basket Brandenburg’s 15u and 16u club teams.Kenyatta shifted his focus towards girls basketball following the birth of his daughter. He realized that giving girls the confidence and ability to explore the opportunities basketball can offer would not only add value and change their communities for the better, but also provide the girls and their families with great role models.Kenyatta is a certified NCAA, AAU, Positive Coaching Alliance and USA Basketball Gold Coach. He is committed to the development of young athletes and helping them cultivate the necessary skills to compete at the high school and collegiate levels through coaching, personal training and skill development sessions.

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Rod Lee

Rod played for the University of Ottawa where he was a first team Ontario Universities Athletic Association All-Star, Athlete of the Year and Student Athlete of the Year, third in the country in scoring and a two-time Ontario East - St. Laurent Division First Team All-Star.After a season in France, Rod returned to his alma mater as an assistant coach for women’s basketball. His coaching experience includes the National/provincial development program for boys and girls, UCONN girls camps, Five Star, Texas Pan American and UOP.Rod loves coaching and developing young minds to be the best possible version of themselves.

Chris Watters

Chris started his coaching career as an assistant coach at Skyline College in 2007. After five seasons, he was named the interim coach for one season and then head coach in 2013. He has guided the team to four California State Playoff appearances in the last five seasons, has seen many players transfer to four-year institutions to continue their academic and athletic careers and has helped develop 15 All Conference players over the past five seasons. Chris also coached Golden City from 2017-2021.