Men's Basketball Coaches
Coach Trevor Hoppe, also known as Coach Hop begins his 25th year of coaching and his 10th year as the head basketball coach and physical education/health education instructor at Southwestern Oregon Community College. Coach Hop has also served as the head coach at College of the Redwoods, as an assistant basketball coach at Menlo College, head coach at Ohlone College, assistant coach at San Jose City College, and an assistant coach at Humboldt State University.
Last season Coach Hop guided the Lakers to a record of 21-9, a NWAACC Southern Region Co-Championship (its first since 2002) and a third consecutive trip to the NWAACC tournament. Coach Hop was also honored as NWAACC Southern Region Co-Coach of the year. In 2012-13 the Lakers finished second in the NWAACC Southern Region and clinched another trip to the NWAACC tournament. In 2011-12 the Lakers made an impressive run to the NWACC tournament and knocked off the number one seed Whatcom Community College. In 2007-08 Coach Hop guided the Lakers to a record of 22-11 and a trip to the final four of the NWAACC tournament. Since taking over the program, he instituted a high scoring, high octane fastbreak brand of basketball. Coach Hop’s plan for the Lakers is to continue to play an up-tempo style of basketball while focusing on fundamentals, team play, and unselfishness. Coach Hop earned his A.A. degree from College of the Redwoods and his B.A. and M.A. in Physical Education from Humboldt State University. Coach Hop is a member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Coach Hop is also active on campus at Southwestern he speaks annually at the freshman seminar series and conducts a summer youth basketball camp along with women’s basketball coach Mike Herbert.
Coach Hop is married to Katherine Hoppe, who is the Director of the Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau. Coach Hop and Katherine are the proud parents of three pets, their dogs Shortie, Vegas, and Nyak they reside in North Bend.
Assistant Basketball Coach
Coach Jeff Johnson begins his eighth year of coaching and his sixth year as an assistant coach at Southwestern Oregon Community College. Coach Johnson has also served as head freshman coach and varsity assistant coach at Thornton High School.
Coach Johnson earned his B.A. in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Northern Colorado and his M.A. in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University, CA. Coach Johnson also teaches Physical Education full-time at North Bend Middle School.
Coach Johnson is married to Dawn Johnson, who is a physical therapist at Bay Area Hospital. Coach Johnson and Dawn are the proud parents of a son Noah, they reside in Coos Bay.
Assistant Basketball Coach
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