John Masi

Coach


Ramona High (1966)
RCC (1968)
UCR (1970)

John was an All-League and MVP basketball player at Ramona. As UCR Head Basketball Coach for 26 years, he had a winning percentage of .632. He led them to 7 Championships (1984, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994 & 1995) and was named District 8 Coach of the Year 7 times and CCAA Coach of the Year 6 times.

  • Biography

    John was an All-League and MVP basketball player at Ramona. As UCR Head Basketball Coach for 26 years, he had a winning percentage of .632. He led them to 7 Championships (1984, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994 & 1995) and was named District 8 Coach of the Year 7 times and CCAA Coach of the Year 6 times. John had 20 or more wins in 17 different seasons and was UCR Athletic Director for six years. He was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Cal Baptist in 2007. In Riverside, his name is synonymous with good fundamental basketball.

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1 Comment

  • Chuck Bird
    February 19, 2012 Reply

    John:
    Congratulations on your many accomplishments at UC Riverside! I had lost track of you over the years but knew that you had coached basketball at UCR for awhile. Are you retired now or are you still working? Beat regards, Chuck

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