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Mark Watley

Mark Watley

San Pedro,CA

Summary

Enthusiastic and experienced basketball coach with a passion for developing athletes and fostering a positive team culture. Over 35+ years of coaching experience, including leading from youth, high school, collegiate, and professional programs. Skilled in strategy development, player development, and effective communication. Led teams to multiple conference, regional and international championships, demonstrating strong leadership and the ability to maximize the potential of each player. Proven track record of creating a positive team culture and fostering relationships with athletes, parents, and staff. Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. Fluent in English and proficient in Spanish. Committed to the success and growth of players both on and off the court.

Overview

9
9
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

High School Basketball Head Coach

Falcon High School
2013.05 - 2020.07
  • Led basketball team to 3 regional championships resulting in increased community engagement and school spirit
  • Implemented advanced training techniques resulting in an 20% improvement in team performance in speed, strength, shooting and agility.
  • Developed personalized coaching plans for each player resulting in individual player growth and success and measured growth improvement from year to year.
  • Oversaw all aspects of the basketball program, including practice planning, game strategy, and player development
  • Mentored players on and off the court, fostering a positive team culture and emphasizing academic success
  • Collaborated with school administration and parents to ensure the well-being and progress of student-athletes
  • Organized community events and fundraisers to support the team's needs and promote school spirit; raised $8k annually,
  • Managed team budget and equipment inventory to ensure proper allocation of resources.
  • PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS
    o Posted winning record in five of seven seasons.
    o 2017-18 Season Accomplishments (5-man roster)
    o 1st 20-win season in schools’ history
    o 1st District 49 Championship in school history
    o Highest state 4A ranking (#4) in school history.
    o 1st “Elite 8” appearance in school history
    o Three of five-man roster voted 1st team All-Conference & One All-State
    o 1st in school history to be selected to coach in Colorado All-State game.
    o JV Head Coach Falcon High School, CO (2013)

Youth Basketball Program Coordinator

Medway Recreation Department
2017.01 - 2022.01
  • Designed and implemented a comprehensive basketball program for youth ages 5-14 resulting in an increase in program enrollment by 30%
  • Developed innovative drills and training exercises resulting in improved fundamental skills and overall player development
  • Coordinated and officiated league games and tournaments ensuring fair play and sportsmanship
  • Planned and scheduled practices, games, and weekly skill development sessions
  • Provided individualized instruction to players, focusing on skill development and character building
  • Managed a team of coaches and volunteers, conducting training sessions to ensure consistency and quality
  • Coordinated league logistics, including registration, scheduling, and communication with parents and participants
  • Established partnerships with local schools and organizations to expand the program's reach and impact.

Assistant Basketball Coach

Medway Middle School
2015.01 - 2017.01
  • Assisted head coach in all aspects of the basketball program, including practice planning, skill development, and game preparation
  • Mentored young athletes, providing guidance and support on and off the court
  • Coached and organized team fundraising activities, resulting in the purchase of new equipment and uniforms
  • Designed and implemented practice drills and training exercises to improve fundamental skills and teamwork
  • Assisted in game strategy development, including analyzing opponents and creating game plans
  • Provided individualized attention and feedback to players, fostering their growth and confidence
  • Collaborated with school staff and parents to ensure student-athletes' academic progress and well-being
  • Managed team logistics, including transportation, scheduling, and equipment maintenance.

Education

Bachelor Of Applied Science - Sports Management

Columbia Southern University
Orange Beach, AL

Master Of Business Administration - Logistics Management

Ashford University
San Diego, CA
09.2011

Skills

  • Game Strategy
  • Player Development
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Motivational Techniques
  • Game strategy
  • Performance Analysis
  • Offensive Strategies
  • Video analysis
  • Fundraising abilities
  • In-Depth Knowledge
  • Parent Relations
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Motivational leadership style

Accomplishments

  • Regional Championships
  • Youth Development
  • Team Building

Certification

CPR/AED

USA Gold - Coaching

NFHS - Consussion

Coaching Academy - Certification

Timeline

Youth Basketball Program Coordinator

Medway Recreation Department
2017.01 - 2022.01

Assistant Basketball Coach

Medway Middle School
2015.01 - 2017.01

High School Basketball Head Coach

Falcon High School
2013.05 - 2020.07

Bachelor Of Applied Science - Sports Management

Columbia Southern University

Master Of Business Administration - Logistics Management

Ashford University

CPR/AED

USA Gold - Coaching

NFHS - Consussion

Coaching Academy - Certification

Mark Watley