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Spring 2015 EVENTS
Scott Buss

Scott Buss - Tennis Coach, Women's and Men's Programs
email: scott.buss@wvm.edu
tel: 408-855-5393
Scott was hired as the Women’s Tennis Coach and Kinesiology Instructor in August, 2000. In 2008, Scott began coaching the Men’s team and as of today, he is the Head Coach for both the Women’s and Men’s programs. Scott also instructs classes in Weight Training, Cardio-Fitness, Yoga, Badminton, and Tennis for the Kinesiology department. He has a B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a M.A. degree in Kinesiology from San Jose State with an emphasis in Sport Psychology.
Scott has taught tennis for 34 years, and coached for twenty eight years at the community college level. His teams have been ranked in the final state rankings in 1989, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2002, 2010. Scott was voted Coast Conference Coach of the Year in 1997, 2002, 2006, and 2010, 2011. Scott's playing experience includes: Community College Conference Champion 1980 & 1981, Napa Community College; NCAA All-American 1984, UC Santa Cruz; Ranked in the USTA Men's Open from 1985 – 1990, Played International Satellite Circuits, Europe and US, 1989 -1990. Recently, Scott was honored by Napa Community College by inducting him into their Hall of Fame’s Inaugural class, in 2011.

Corey Cafferata

Corey Cafferata - Basketball Coach, Women's Program
email: corey.cafferata@wvm.edu
tel: 408-855-5383
Corey Cafferata begins his 7th season as Head Coach of the Mission Saints Basketball Program. Corey has led the Lady Saints to 100 wins and 73 losses in his seven seasons, which includes 5 playoff appearances and a Conference Championship 2014.  Prior to Corey arriving at Mission College, the Saints suffered a 93 game losing streak which was the longest losing streak in any CCCAA Women’s Basketball program. The Mission College basketball program began competition in the fall of 1998. Coach Cafferata has established the Mission Lady Saints as a conference contender in each of his 7 seasons. In addition, Corey Cafferata’s teams have consistently ranked at the top of the State in scoring average. Coach Cafferata earned Coast Conference “Coach of the Year” honors following the 2013-14 season. Prior to Corey’s arrival at Mission College, Corey took over the Rams basketball program at Westmoor High School in Daly City wherein prior to Corey’s arrival Westmoor had not made the post season in 13 consecutive years.  Corey’s coaching record at Westmoor High School was 149 wins and 56 losses leading his program to four league championships with a Peninsula Athletic League record of 49 straight league wins.  Corey guided Westmoor to the CIF State Tournament twice reaching the Final Four each season.  With Corey’s guidance at Westmoor, the Rams won the State scoring title three times. more...


Michael Luna

Michael Luna - Baseball Co Head Coach, Men's Program
email: lunabaseball@yahoo.com
tel: 408-515-0007
Michael Luna is the Former Head Coach at San Benito High School. Coach Luna led his 2007 San Benito team to the CCS Division 1 Championship Finals. He is the only coach to lead to 2 high schools to the CCS Division 1 Finals. Coach Luna lead San Benito to 5 Championships and his teams won 147 games in 6 years. Coach Luna was voted Coach of the Year by Nor Cal Preps in 2007. Coach Luna coached Leigh High School for 5 years, his 2000 team won the CCS Division 1 Championship, and for this accomplishment he was voted CCS Coach of the Year. Coach Luna's Leigh teams won 102 games in his 5 years at the helm. Coach Luna also won a league championship at Overfelt High School in his second season in 1997. At 3 different High Schools Coach Michael Luna has been voted "Coach of the Year" 6 times for his outstanding guidance. Coach Luna also worked as an assistant coach at San Jose City College and at West Valley College with Coach Mike Perez, helping West Valley to a championship and 2 consecutive state play off appearances.

Mike Perez

Mike Perez - Athletic Director, Baseball Co Head Coach, Men's Program
email: mike.perez@wvm.edu
tel: 408-855-5540
Mike Perez has been a head coach for 34 years with stops at Gavilan College, assistant at Santa Clara University and the head coach at West Valley College. West Valley College made 11 state play-off appearances. Mike's 501 victories include 11 conference championships. He achieved a rare feat of winning five consecutive championships from 1999 to 2003 at West Valley College. Most important is that in 18 years as the head coach at West Valley and Mission College, Mike sent 310 players on to four-year schools and 22 players signed professionally with Major League Baseball. In 2011 Coach Perez' first at Mission College all nine sophomores transferred to four year universities, eight on athletic scholarship.

Over his career at West Valley Coach Perez coached 26 "All-Americans", 9 conference MVP's, and 5 state "Players of the Year" award winners. Coach Perez has been named "Coach of the Year" 11 times.

As a Head Coach, Mike Perez continuously worked at building community relationships and proudly built his baseball program putting the students' athletes' academic standards first and foremost. He promotes athletics through strong academic progress and he can proudly stand behind his academic leadership during his at West Valley and Mission College. Mike served as the Athletic Director or assistant AD at West Valley College for 16 at West Valley College. Starting July 1, 2010 Mike became Mission Colleges Athletic Director.

Administrative/Training Staff

Athletic Director  
Mike Perez

Academic Advisor
Donnelle McGeee

Assistant Athletic Director
Athletic Trainer
Saul Zendejas

Eligibility Clerk
Christine Flores

Title IX Coordinator
John Mosby, VP Student Services