Mission College Athletics Mission College Athletics

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 Live Oak High School, Gavilan College, 2 years as an assistant at Santa Clara University and the head coach at West Valley College. West Valley College made 11 state play-off appearances in 16 years. Mike's career record of 488 � 247 includes 8 conference championships. He achieved a rare feat of winning five consecutive championships from 1999 to 2003. Most important is that in 16 years as the head coach at West Valley College, Mike sent 296 players on to four-year schools, with 136 of these players going on with scholarships and 22 players signing professionally with Major League Baseball. In 2011 Coach Perez' first at Mission College all nine sophomores transferred to four year universities. more Coach Perez...

Scott Buss

Scott Buss - Tennis Coach, Women's and Men's Programs
email: scott.buss@wvm.edu
tel: 408-855-5393
Hired in August 2000, Scott also teaches classes in the physical education department. Scott has a Bachelor's of Art degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Master's degree in Physical Education from San Jose State with a strong emphasis in Sport Psychology.
Scott has taught tennis for twenty-six years, twenty of which were at the community college level. Scott's teams ranked in the final state rankings in 1989, 1992, 1993, 1996, and 2002. He was voted Coast Conference Coach of the Year in 1997 and 2002. Scott's tennis playing experience is impressive: Community College Conference Champion 1980 & 1981; Undefeated in 1981 as a player at Napa Community College; UCSC transfer student and played when the team was nationally ranked both years Scott played; NCAA All-American 1984, ranked 5th in the nation singles (UCSC); Ranked in the USTA Men's Open Level from 1985 - 1990 Played International Satellite Circuits, Europe and US, 1989 -1990.

Corey Cafferata

Corey Cafferata - Basketball Coach, Women's Program
email: corey.cafferata@wvm.edu
tel: 408-855-5383
Coach Corey was the girl's basketball coach at Westmoor High School in Daly City, he won a league record 49 straight Games and four league championships in his six seasons at Westmoor-Daly City. Coach Corey played Community College basketball And at the University level. Coach Corey has a Masters Degree in Sports Psychology, Coach Corey played eleven seasons with the Race Express Men's pro-basketball team and a pro-season in the M.B.L.

Rodrigo Baptista

Rodrigo Baptista - Soccer Coach, Women's Program
email: rodrigo.baptista@wvm.edu
tel: 650-704-4456

Coach Rodrigo Baptista is from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where he played for brazilian home team America and Fluminense Football Club. At the collegiate level, Rodrigo has played for Foothill College and San Jose State University. He spent the 2002 and 2003 seasons at Foothill College. During the 2005 and 2006 seasons, he played for San Jose State University. Rodrigo is also very involved with the game of futsal, in both national and international levels. He has participated in the US National Futsal Tournament, as well as several international competitions, such as FIFA Clubs Futsal World Cup, Intercontinental Futsal Cup and Futsal Club Gold Cup.

Since last moving to the US, he has been coaching soccer at several levels youth clubs, high school, college and professional level. Rodrigo was one the FC Gold Pride assistant coaches in their WPS (Women's Professional Soccer) winning 2010 championship season. Under his coaching guidance, Rodrigo has led many of his youth players to positions in college level soccer teams. Rodrigo holds a USSF National License and a NSCAA Premier Diploma.

Rodrigo also holds an AA degree in Physical Education from Foothill College and a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sports Management from San Jose State University. Rodrigo is currently focusing on his work with Mission College Women's soccer program and coaching youth soccer teams in Palo Alto Soccer Club.


Willie Madrid - Softball Coach, Women's Programs
email: willie.madrid@wvm.edu
tel: 408-855-5368
Willie Madrid has been coaching and instructing student athletes for over 25 years. Because of this devotion for the sport, he has guided student athletes at various high schools in the Bay Area, while simultaneously coaching his travel teams in ASA softball competition. The last 3 years Willie has been an assistant at Mission College and the previous 2 years at West Valley College. He also started the San Jose Fury club team many years ago, taking his teams to national championships, has coached the San Jose Lady Sharks gold team, and most currently has started the Cal-Aces organization with teams starting from 14u thru 18U. Willie is a Mike Epstein certified trained hitting instructor. Willie has had personal training by Mike Epstein and has had tremendous success with this hitting philosophy. Willie is an excellent teacher of the game and has always dedicated himself to help his student athletes understand the importance of their academic responsibilities as well as becoming the best softball player that they can possibly become through a sincere commitment to his players on and off the field.

Administrative/Training Staff

Athletic Director  
Mike Perez

Academic Advisor
Donnelle McGeee

Athletic Trainer
Saul Zendejas

Eligibility Clerk
Christine Flores