Started coaching in 2007 at Mt Carmel HS. Coached JV and Assisted Varsity until 2014, Varsity from 2014-2018. Won Division 1 CIF twice, Open Division Runner-Up once, 3x League Champ and MCHS Coach of the Year during those 4 years.
Jon coached at Seaside VBC for 10 years. While there, he led his teams to 2 Holiday Classic Medals in Open Division and 1 SCVA Invitational Medal in Open & a bronze medal in the 2017 17 Open BJNC. In his first year with WAVE, helped lead the 17-1 team to a 3rd place finish at the SoCal Cup Invitational as well as 5th at the SoCal Cup Showcase. He has been an Assistant Coach at UC San Diego since 2017.
Knowing that each team and year is different, he will adjusts his style/philosophy depending on what will benefit his athletes the most. No matter the year, though he works to instill togetherness and competitiveness, while fostering a leadership mindset amongst his athletes.
As a player himself, he played at Mt Carmel HS where he lettered in 2 years varsity, earning 2 CIF Championships, 2 League Championships, & D2 Player of the Year in 2004. He continued on to play at Palomar College for 2 years, earning 2-Time All-Conference, 1-Time All-State, 1 Conference Championship and 1 State Runner-Up (with Coach Rubacky!)
When he's not coaching, he enjoys hiking in the surrounding mountains whenever he can or doing other outdoor activities to stay fit.