Scott Buss - Tennis Coach, Women's and Men's Programs
Scott was hired as the Women’s Tennis Coach and Kinesiology Instructor in August, 2000. In 2008, Scott began coaching the Men’s team and as of today, he is the Head Coach for both the Women’s and Men’s programs. Scott also instructs classes in Weight Training, Cardio-Fitness, Yoga, Badminton, and Tennis for the Kinesiology department. He has a B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a M.A. degree in Kinesiology from San Jose State with an emphasis in Sport Psychology.
Scott has taught tennis for 34 years, and coached for twenty eight years at the community college level. His teams have been ranked in the final state rankings in 1989, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2002, 2010. Scott was voted Coast Conference Coach of the Year in 1997, 2002, 2006, and 2010, 2011. Scott's playing experience includes: Community College Conference Champion 1980 & 1981, Napa Community College; NCAA All-American 1984, UC Santa Cruz; Ranked in the USTA Men's Open from 1985 – 1990, Played International Satellite Circuits, Europe and US, 1989 -1990. Recently, Scott was honored by Napa Community College by inducting him into their Hall of Fame’s Inaugural class, in 2011.
Corey Cafferata - Basketball Coach, Women's Program
Coach Corey was the girl's basketball coach at Westmoor High School in Daly City, he won a league record 49 straight Games and four league championships in his six seasons at Westmoor-Daly City. Coach Corey played Community College basketball And at the University level. Coach Corey has a Masters Degree in Sports Psychology, Coach Corey played eleven seasons with the Race Express Men's pro-basketball team and a pro-season in the M.B.L.
Michael Luna - Baseball Co Head Coach, Men's Program
Michael Luna is the Former Head Coach at San Benito High School. Coach Luna led his 2007 San Benito team to the CCS Division 1 Championship Finals. He is the only coach to lead to 2 high schools to the CCS Division 1 Finals. Coach Luna lead San Benito to 5 Championships and his teams won 147 games in 6 years. Coach Luna was voted Coach of the Year by Nor Cal Preps in 2007. Coach Luna coached Leigh High School for 5 years, his 2000 team won the CCS Division 1 Championship, and for this accomplishment he was voted CCS Coach of the Year. Coach Luna's Leigh teams won 102 games in his 5 years at the helm. Coach Luna also won a league championship at Overfelt High School in his second season in 1997. At 3 different High Schools Coach Michael Luna has been voted "Coach of the Year" 6 times for his outstanding guidance. Coach Luna also worked as an assistant coach at San Jose City College and at West Valley College with Coach Mike Perez, helping West Valley to a championship and 2 consecutive state play off appearances.
Mike Perez - Athletic Director, Baseball Co Head Coach, Men's Program
Mike Perez has been a head coach for 34 years with stops at Gavilan College, assistant at Santa Clara University and the head coach at West Valley College. West Valley College made 11 state play-off appearances. Mike's 501 victories include 11 conference championships. He achieved a rare feat of winning five consecutive championships from 1999 to 2003 at West Valley College. Most important is that in 18 years as the head coach at West Valley and Mission College, Mike sent 310 players on to four-year schools and 22 players signed professionally with Major League Baseball. In 2011 Coach Perez' first at Mission College all nine sophomores transferred to four year universities, eight on athletic scholarship.
Over his career at West Valley Coach Perez coached 26 "All-Americans", 9 conference MVP's, and 5 state "Players of the Year" award winners. Coach Perez has been named "Coach of the Year" 11 times.
As a Head Coach, Mike Perez continuously worked at building community relationships and proudly built his baseball program putting the students' athletes' academic standards first and foremost. He promotes athletics through strong academic progress and he can proudly stand behind his academic leadership during his at West Valley and Mission College. Mike served as the Athletic Director or assistant AD at West Valley College for 16 at West Valley College. Starting July 1, 2010 Mike became Mission Colleges Athletic Director.
Willie Madrid - Softball Coach, Women's Programs
Willie Madrid has been coaching and instructing student athletes for over 25 years. Because of this devotion for the sport, he has guided student athletes at various high schools in the Bay Area, while simultaneously coaching his travel teams in ASA softball competition. The last 3 years Willie has been an assistant at Mission College and the previous 2 years at West Valley College. He also started the San Jose Fury club team many years ago, taking his teams to national championships, has coached the San Jose Lady Sharks gold team, and most currently has started the Cal-Aces organization with teams starting from 14u thru 18U. Willie is a Mike Epstein certified trained hitting instructor. Willie has had personal training by Mike Epstein and has had tremendous success with this hitting philosophy. Willie is an excellent teacher of the game and has always dedicated himself to help his student athletes understand the importance of their academic responsibilities as well as becoming the best softball player that they can possibly become through a sincere commitment to his players on and off the field.
Assistant Athletic Director