Posted by https://www.smhs.org/athletics/teams-page/girls-basketball on May 14, 2019 at 13:23:49:
In Reply to: Re: Santa Margarita hires girls coach posted by daddyo on May 14, 2019 at 11:49:07:
: : : : : ..if you can't beat them, join them, the new
: : : : : HC is the wife of David Wear (played overseas), past MD player and brother of Travis Wear, who played for theNY Knicks and recently for the LA Lakers last season.
: : : : : This hiring was pretty fast and looks like a
: : : : : done deal before DeBusk resigned just recently,
: : : : : SM administration is cleaning house with both
: : : : : girls and boys programs - what to play with the big boys and girls in the CIF section and state
: : : : : playoffs.
: : : : Girls job is a tough one-TL is no place for novice coaches, and location of SM limits talent base. They will have a few tough years as she learns on the job. Boys job is somewhat better, but Reinert's failure to beat MD this year is a big black mark (not only did he have 3 high-major starters, 2 of MD's key players live within a few blocks of the SM campus).
: : : : JSerra job the better of the two-a history of beating SM, better location, history of D-1 talent playing at the school (Miller, House, Touchard in recent past).
: : : Will be also interesting in seeing who is left at J Serra after all of the dust settles and transfers become public.
: : all depends on who they hire. If you get the right coach-no one leaves. If you mishandle the hire-they all will.
: AD (Ledyard) has generally made pretty astute hires since his arrival (the two biggest being Harlow for football and Wilkinson for boys BB). His track record is pretty good.
Head Coach Christina Wear-Marinacci | Santa Margarita Catholic High School announces the hiring of Christina Wear-Marinacci as the head girls varsity basketball coach. Wear-Marinacci has an impressive playing resume including professional stints overseas from 2013-2017 where she was also a coach. Prior to her professional career, she was a starting forward and a captain for the Trojans of USC from 2010-2013 where she was a David X. Marks Foundation award recipient, an honor given to student-athletes who have excelled in the classroom.
“I’m very excited for the opportunity to be a part of the Santa Margarita Catholic High School family,” Wear-Marinacci said. “I see so much potential within this school and program; I can’t wait to meet the girls and get started.”
Coach Wear-Marinacci has Orange County roots, having prepped at Foothill High School from 2005-2009. At Foothill, she was a four-time All-CIF first team member, Orange County and California State Player of the Year (2009), a McDonald’s All-American (2009), and a dual sport athlete where she was a four-year varsity letter winner in basketball and volleyball.
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