Jesse Mendez Named New Softball Coach at La Salle

La Salle High School announced today that Jesse Mendez has accepted the position of varsity softball coach for the La Salle Lancers. Mendez was the varsity softball coach at West Covina High School in 2014 and 2015 were he led the Bulldogs to two successful seasons. From 2008 to 2013 he was the Head Coach at Bishop Amat Memorial High School in La Puente where he coached the softball team to four 20-win seasons and four league championships, six consecutive CIF playoffs appearances, two CIF semifinals appearances in 2011 and 2012, and one CIF finals appearance in 2008. He was the 2011 San Gabriel Valley Coach of the Year. He was 49-7 in the Del Rey League. Mendez’s overall record is 158-78 after eight years as a head coach. Mendez was the Assistant Varsity Softball Coach at South Hills High School in West Covina from 2000 to 2004.

In addition, Mendez runs the San Gabriel Valley All-Star Softball Games held at the University of La Verne in late spring each year.

Lancer Athletic Director, Anthony Harris, said, “Jesse is a proven head coach with a record that speaks for itself. He will be an added veteran to the dynamic coaching staff we have put together at La Salle.”

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