Entering his 5th season at UC Santa Cruz, Joe is the Junior Varsity Head Coach, Director of Basketball Operations and Budget Manager. His duties include Player Development, Recruiting, Scouting and Academic Advising. He is also tasked with Practice Planning, Camp Director, Scheduling, Strength and Conditioning, Alumni Outreach and Sponsorship Outreach, Gear Order and Organization, Student Manager Training, Fundraising, editing system breakdowns and directing student athletes in community volunteering.
Joe has a Masters Degree from Concordia University Irvine in Coaching and Athletic Administration. Prior to coming to UC Santa Cruz, Joe received his Bachelors in Business Administration from California State University Chico and played two years at Chico State. A graduate from Lodi High School, Joe was the team captain that brought a championship title which hadn't been achieved at Lodi High in 25 years; he earned All San Joaquin County team honors.Joe was awarded UCSC “2016 Thumbs up Award” from his peers on his outstanding positive impact with student athletes. He was also recognized for the “2016 Facility/Staff Award” at UCSC for dedicating his services to students.