5th grade coach
AJ Gold is a recent graduate from CSU Chico. After Graduating with a Criminal Justice degree from CSU Chico, AJ studied abroad at an International Business school in Pforzheim Germany. While attending school, he also went undefeated with a local euro team called Gruner Stern Keltern. He recently returned from teaching and playing basketball in Guatemala with Athletes in Action. He has over 20 years of experience playing basketball.
He graduated from Ponderosa High in 2006 where he earned All-Conference and was selected as an Optimist All-Star. Post High School AJ played two successful years at American River College. He recently coached the Ponderosa freshman team last summer and was the conditioning coach for the freshman, JV, and Varsity teams. AJ sleeps with a basketball under his pillow. He also loves golf, hiking, fishing and traveling.
6th grade coach
Aaron MacDonald has been working with children in the Folsom Cordova Unified School District for the past 16 years. He taught both 4th and 5th grade at Carl Sundahl Elementary and is currently teaching 6th grade at Folsom Middle School.
Coach MacDonald has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Graceland University in Iowa. He received his multiple subject and math/science single subject teaching credentials from National University in Sacramento.
Coach MacDonald is currently coaching the 7th grade girl volleyball team at Folsom Middle School as well the Folsom Middle School track team. He was an assistant coach for the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams for four years at Sutter Middle School before moving to Folsom Middle School.
8th grade coach
Tom Tran has been coaching youth basketball for about 13 years. He started in the City of Rocklin Rec program coaching 4th grade and he has coached High School for the Rec program. In 2004-2005 the Jr. NBA/ Jr. WNBA selected Coach Tran as a Coach of the Year in Youth Basketball. Coach Tran was one of 32 coaches selected across the nation. He was given this award at the NBA All Star game where they flew him and the other 31 coaches out to receive this award..
Coach Tran has coached AAU for the past 10 years for various clubs in the Sacramento/Placer area. In the 2014 AAU Season he had 35+ kids in his AAU Program. He is also the Granite Oaks Middle School Flag Football Coach as well as the Franklin Trojans 8th grade Basketball coach. Coach Tran was an assistant coach to Del Oro Golden Eagles Varsity Basketball team in 2010-2012. In addition, he coached at Capital Christian.
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