CRC adds two new coaches for the 2016-17 Season

CRC adds two new coaches for the 2016-17 Season

Kari Post - CRC Volleyball

Kari has a Bachelor's of Arts in Sport and Exercise Physiology from West Virginia University and a Master's Degree in Physical Education from Azusa Pacific.  Kari Post comes to CRC after head coaching the women's Volleyball team at Pasadena Community College in 2015, where the team finished 21-5. She was Assistant Coach at Pasadena CC in 2013 and 2014.  Kari was also the faculty advisor for the men's Volleyball Club in 2015.  In 2012, she was Assistant Coach at Citrus College.
Kari Post was a star volleyball player at Sutter Union High. A setter, Post earned CIF Northern Section MVP honors and helped Sutter to four consecutive league titles and three section championships. She earned a scholarship to West Virginia University and was a 4-year starter for the then Big East Conference Mountaineers. She finished as WVU's No. 3 all-time leader in set assists and graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2011.  She went on to play on a professional team here in the United States, part of the Premier Volleyball League that started in 2012.  
Kari comes from a family of coaches.  Her grandmother is Carol Jean Bordsen, who was head volleyball and basketball coach at Yuba College from 1962-1985. Her mother is Thea Bordsen Post, who was head coach of Yuba's volleyball team from 1986-2005. The two elder Posts are in Yuba's Athletic Hall of Fame.
Kari has taught a variety of classes, including nutrition, health and fitness classes.
We welcome Kari as a new faculty member at Cosumnes River College.


Jonathan James - CRC Men's Basketball

Jonathan James is an alumnus of Cosumnes River College and played for Hall of Fame head coach James Clark. After graduating from CRC, Jonathan continued his athletic career at the University of West Georgia under Hall of Fame coach Ed Murphy. Coach James went on to play professional basketball overseas, earning contracts in Ireland and Australia.
Jonathan James has spent nine seasons as a basketball coach and this last year was with the Las Positas College men's basketball coaching staff. He previously served as an assistant coach at Cosumnes River College from 2011-15 with former Cosumnes River College head coach, James Giacomazzi.

During James' tenure as an Assistant Coach, specializing in post player development, he has helped seven players sign athletic scholarships, two at the Division 1 level. In his first season as an assistant coach (2011-12), Cosumnes River reached the CCCAA Sweet Sixteen. Prior to joining the Cosumnes River College staff, Coach James served as head junior varsity coach at Valley High School (his alma mater) and Pleasant Grove High School, where he also served as a varsity assistant coach.

Coach James is the founder of MyLaces Skill Development Association. MyLaces has aided in the development of young athletes both mentally and physically, providing them with the knowledge and fundamental training to maximize their athletic potential while emphasizing academics, nutrition, and model citizenship throughout their communities. 
Jonathan is dedicated to student success and "wants to give back to the students who are where he was not so long ago".

Coach James currently resides in West Sacramento and will finish his master's degree in exercise science in July from the California University of Pennsylvania.
We welcome Jonathan back to our CRC Hawk family.