COACHES

Varsity Head Coach: Steve Garrett


Graduate of Clovis HS & The Master's College

Family: Married with 4 kids (2 Tesoro Graduates)

Information: Varsity Basketball Coach at Tesoro since the school opened in 2001. In 19 years of Varsity Competition, Tesoro has 7 League Titles, 1 CIF Title, 6 CIF Quarterfinals & 3 State playoff appearances.

Varsity Assistant Coach: Josh Parks


Graduate of San Clemente HS & National University

Information: Coach Parks has been an assistant Varsity coach at Tesoro since 2003. He has been a huge part of the team winning 7 league titles and 1 CIF title. Coach Parks is a PE Teacher at Harbor Day in Corona del Mar. Coach’s better half, Ady, are engaged and set to be married later on this year.

JV Head Coach & Varsity Assistant: John Mika


Graduate of Palos Verdes HS & University of Redlands

Family: Married with 3 kids (1 Graduate of Tesoro)

Information: 10th Year coaching in the Tesoro Basketball Program, Played at University of Redlands and has been around basketball both as a player and coach for over 25 years. Vice President of Orion Risk Management and in the commercial insurance industry for 26 years.

JV and Varsity Assistant Coach: Chris Manresa


Graduate of Tesoro HS in 2009 & University of San Diego in 2013.

Information: Chris was a member of the 2009 Tesoro CIF Championship team. Chris was the 2009 CIF Player of the Year & an ALL-State Selection that same year. Was a 4 year starter at USD for most of his career. Chris played professionally for 1 season in Germany before an injury sidelined him. Chris’ Tesoro jersey was retired in 2018. Chris has been a coach in the program since 2015. He works in the Special Education department as an Instructional Assistant.

Sophomore Head Coach: George Schader


Graduate of Covina HS & Stanford University

Family: Married with 3 adult children

Information: George played at Stanford University from 1976-78 where he was a Captain. George has coached a large number of kids in the Tesoro Basketball Program through the local NJB program. He and his wife are both cancer survivors. George has been coaching in the Tesoro Basketball since 2014.

Freshman Head Coach: Joey Farcone


Graduate of Tesoro High School (2013) and University of Arizona (2017) in Business Management

Information: Joey played 4 years in the Tesoro Basketball program and was a member of the 2013 team that was a CIF Semi-Finalist & qualified for the State Playoffs. Joey is currently working on his Teaching Credential in Special Education. Also, Joey coaches at the youth level for the PD basketball club.

Sophomore Assistant Coach: Worth Wolpert


Graduate of Chardon HS (Ohio) and Penn State

Family: Married w/ 2 Kids

Information: Worth has been on the coaching staff for the past 4 years. Worth has spent 20 years of his career producing video games. The last 3 years have been spent working at Driveline Baseball (Data-driven player-development).

Varsity and Freshman Assistant Coach: Tyler Mirza


Graduate of Tesoro HS (2020)

Information: Tyler was a member of the 2020 League Championship team. He is the youngest of 3 Mirza brothers that played in the Tesoro Basketball Program. He is currently a student at Saddleback College where he is on track to transfer to UC Irvine or UCLA next year.