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THE COACHES

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JEFF KOVAL

Founder/Director

• Former varsity boys basketball head coach at Bishop Diego

•Former  Director of Mens Basketball Operations at UCSB

• Won a Big West Championship, NCAA Trounament Appearance and helped produce 3 NBA players during UCSB Tenure

• Former varsity boys basketball assistant basketball coach at Dos Pueblos HS, Mission Bay HS, and Esperanza HS

•Father of 3

•Masters Degree in Education

Coaching Sessions 1 and 2

Next Level Sports Camp youth baseball program in Santa Barbara

Wade Wallace

Baseball

• Player/Coach of Cats Baseball Organization

• Was a player/coach in MSBL World Series 35+ Division

• Was a player/coach in NABA World Series 18+ Division

• Former special teams and tight end coach at UCSB 

• Former tight end for UCSB Gauchos football team and received MVP honors in 1988 while becoming the school's all time leading receiver

Coaching Sessions 1 and 2

Exciting flag football activities at Next Level Sports Camp, Santa Barbara

ABEL GONZALEZ 

Football

• Played college football at SBCC and Cal Poly Humboldt

•4 year varsity football player at Bishop Diego HS

• Named to All-State team senior year

•Was the head JV football coach at Bishop Diego for past 3 years

•Was the head Varsity track coach at Bishop Diego for past 2 years

Coaching sessions 1  and 2

Learn lacrosse skills at Next Level Sports Camp in beautiful Santa Barbara

Gabe Sabillo

Lacrosse

•4 year Varsity player Jesuit HS

• 3 X Team Captain and selected for Best in the West Showcase

• Scholarship  player and starter at Notre Dame De Namur University 

• Founded SBCC Lacrosse

•Head Coach for SBCC Lacrosse

• Former Head Coach for U14 and U12 Riptide Lacrosse teams

Coaching Sessions 1 and 2

Dynamic soccer sessions for kids at Next Level Sports Camp in Santa Barbara

JOEL ESTRADA

Soccer

• Played soccer for San Marcos HS

• Played 2 years in the UPSL with Alta California Sol and won a championship in  first year on the team

•Played in the qualifying rounds of the US Open Cup

• Current varsity assistant coach at San Marcos HS

Coaching Sessions 1 and 2

Ultimate frisbee fun at Next Level Sports Camp, Santa Barbara

Aaron Weaver

Ultimate Frisbee

• Plays professionally for the Los Angeles Aviators in the American Ultimate Disc League

• Elected captain of the Aviators 3 separate times and named as an All-Star in the leagues 2019 inaugural  all star game. 

• President of Santa Barbara Youth Ultimate

• Has coached the SBHS Dons club team for the past 3 years

Coaching Sessions 1 and 2

Volleyball excitement for young players at Next Level Sports Camp, Santa Barbara

Jenny Sims

Volleyball

• Currently the Head Beach Volleyball Coach at Laguna Blanca HS

• Currently an Assistant Coach for SBCC

•Still competes in Open Beach Volley Ball Tournaments while training under legendary coach, Mike Maas

• Earned a volleyball scholarship to play for the University of North Carolina at Asheville

Coaching Sessions 1 and 2

Community engagement and sportsmanship at Next Level Sports Camp, Santa Barbara

BRIAN ALVAREZ

Athletic Trainer

• Earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Long Beach State

• Interned at Long Beach City College working primarily with football

• Interned at St. John Bosco High School and worked with all sports.

• Former Head Athletic Trainer at Bishop Diego High School during the school's CIF State Championship football team's run

• Current Head Athletic Trainer for Santa Barbara High School

• CPR & First Aid Certified

Coaching sessions 1 and 2

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