José is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Las Vegas, New Mexico. He is a resident of Albuquerque, NM, and has been for the last 20+ years.
He earned both a BA in Elementary Education, and a Masters in Educational Leadership from N.M. Highlands University. He has 18 years teaching as well as 20 years coaching experience including PE Teacher, Middle School Athletic Director, coaching senior league baseball, middle school boys Basketball, middle school girls Volleyball( 5 years straight undefeated) and club volleyball.
He owned and was the director of Albuquerque Premier Volleyball Club for 8 years. "Sports has been a huge part of my life. During his years of playing, he's had the good fortune of learning a great deal about several sports, which in turn gives him the necessary experience and knowledge needed to coach our youth. It is indeed a privilege to coach.
"I am an advocate of the philosophy that sports play an integral role in assisting our youth in developing discipline, a strong work ethic, and teamwork- all traits that are consistent with being a person of character.”
Coach Jose's Resonating Quote
“things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle!”