Ray Navarro is currently an assistant men’s basketball coach at Yakima Valley College. He has been coaching basketball in high school and AAU for 6 years. His current role for the Yakima Valley Yaks is assistant coach, video coordinator, and a scout coordinator.
Prior to being at Yakima Valley Navarro was an assistant coach at Eisenhower high school of Yakima, Wa. as a varsity assistant, C team, and freshman coach. While being on staff Eisenhower high school had their best record in 8 years.
Before being at Eisenhower high school Navarro was a volunteer assistant at Davis high school. He was a varsity and junior varsity assistant. While on staff Davis made the first round of the state tournament.
Navarro has also coached a lot of AAU basketball. He coached a top 10 ranked 7th grade team in the Pacific Northwest (Wa. Elite Kings). He also coached for one of the top high school boys programs on the west coast Washington Elite. Navarro has coached and trained boys and girls grades K-College.
Navarro played 3 years varsity at A.C. Davis high school and his senior year won a 4A state championship on the #1 ranked team in the state of Washington for the majority of the year. He was a media classic all star, and was 2nd team all big 9. Navarro received junior college offers but decided to go to school and intern at his church instead.
Navarro has a passion for the game and he is excited to help bring exposure to kids all over the state. “Its an honor to be part of an organization like PrepHoops, who bring so much value to coaches and players” Navarro says. “Im just glad to be apart of it”.
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