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 Kathy Hoover, Athletic Director

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Kathy Hoover, Athletic Director

Hometown: Baton Rogue, LA
High School: Roy High School (Roy, UT)
Years in Position: 1
Other Sports: Athletic Training for 17 years; Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist for 14 years.
Accolades: Arizona Top 10 Teacher of the Year (2016); Yuma County HS Teacher of the Year (2016)

Contact: mhoover@yumaunion.org / (928) 502-5034

 Nick Santos, Athletic Trainer

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Nick Santos, Athletic Trainer

Hometown: El Centro, CA
High School: Southwest High School
Years in Position: 3
Awards/Accolades: Many Are One alumni award from Seton Hall University (2019)
Why Coaching: "I was an athlete myself. I enjoy competitive sports."
Fun Fact: Has worked as a certified athletic trainer for nearly 7 years. 
Email: nsantos1@yumaunion.org

 Curt Weber, Basketball (Boys)

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Curt Weber, Basketball (Boys)

Hometown: Greenfield, IA
High School: Greenfield High School
Years in Position: 4
Other Sports: Track, football and baseball
Awards/Accolades: Gila Valley Region Track Championship (2009)
Why Coaching: "We were pretty successful in high school. I've always had a good feeling about athletics. My time in the Marine Corps taught me the value of teamwork and it's just another way to help the kids."
Fun Fact: Coached football at Kofa (6 years) and AWC (6 years). Entering 43rd year in YUHSD.

 Shawn Jones, Basketball (Girls)

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Shawn Jones, Basketball (Girls)

Hometown: New Orleans, LA
High School: Englewood High School
Years in Position: 2
Why Coaching: "A desire to give back to any community I am a part of and reciprocate my knowledge gained to lead, train and mentor like my former Coaches provided for me."
Fun Fact: Has coached boys and girls basketball at multiple levels for 14 years.

 Juan Lerma, Soccer (Boys)

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Juan Lerma, Soccer (Boys)

Hometown: Yuma, AZ
High School: Yuma High School

Years in Position: 4 / 2 
Other Sports: Boys Tennis

Why Coaching: "I had many great coaches that were great role models and wanted the opportunity to provide young men with similar experiences. Also providing them with an opportunity to become a great citizen to our community within the soccer/tennis court and out of the playing field. It has always been a dream to be able to go back to my alma matter and coach at the varsity level. That goes to show that dreams truly do come true." 
Email: jlerma1@yumaunion.org

 Michael Moreno, Soccer (Girls)

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Michael Moreno, Soccer (Girls)

Hometown: Cherrypoint, NC
High School: Kofa High School
Years in Position: 5
Other Sports: Tennis
Why Coaching: "The impact a coach can have on individual athletes."

 Bo Seibel, Wrestling (Boys)

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Bo Seibel, Wrestling (Boys)

Hometown: Kewaskum, WI
High School: Kewaskum High School

Years in Position: 1
Other Sports: Football

Awards/Accolades: AIA State Wrestling title (2018, 2020)
Why Coaching: "Being able to develop student athletes into successful members of society and teaching them life skills they will use throughout their lives."
Fun Fact: Attended UW-Stevens Point where he played 4 years of collegiate football and wrestled for 2 years while obtaining his teaching degree. Currently pursuing Masters Degree in Athletic Coaching and Sports Administration.
Email: bseibel@yumaunion.org