NEWS Walnut Valley Unified School District
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 880 S. Lemon Avenue
April 17, 2014 Walnut, CA 91789
Kelli Gile, Office of Community Resources
(909)595-1261 ext. 31204
Mustang Coaches of the Year Honored
WALNUT, CA—The Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees recognized two outstanding Walnut High School varsity coaches on April 16.
Golf Coach Cecil Woods and Basketball Coach Josh Cameron have received the coveted San Gabriel Valley Coach of the Year Award.
Principal Jeff Jordan introduced the Mustang coaches along with the Girls’ Golf Team during the Board Meeting.
“Both of these coaches have really come along way in terms of growing and developing some amazing programs. They’ve both had highly successful programs this year,” he said.
“But above the wins and losses, they’re both quality people who work really well with our student athletes, they have high expectations, and have really helped developed these athletes into being high-performers.”
“The Walnut Valley Unified School District has had an incredible year in Girls’ Golf,” said Athletic Director Jerry Person.
Both Diamond Bar and Walnut were in the top three teams in the State of California.
“That was great!” Person said.
In just the third year of the Girls’ Golf program at Walnut High School the team: Earned its second Hacienda League Championship, Runner-Up at 2013 CIF Championship; Top team at the Regional Finals for CIF Sectionals State Qualification; 3rd in the Southern California State Qualification, and tied for Runner-Up in the CIF State Championships.
And they only have one senior on the team!
Senior Tiffany Kuroki has accepted a golf scholarship to Albany State University.
“It gives me great honor to recognize Mr. Woods tonight as Coach of the Year and to all of you girls for all your accomplishments in such a short time,” said Board President Cindy Ruiz.
Josh Cameron has been the head varsity basketball coach for the past eight seasons.
His team has record this year of 22 and 6, and finished the regular season will 11 straight wins while earning the undefeated Hacienda League Championship.
Cameron was also honored as Coach of the Year for the San Gabriel Valley All-Stars.
The San Gabriel Valley All-Star team, coached by Josh Cameron, won the game played on Friday, April 11.
“It was a great honor. Congratulations Josh on your outstanding accomplishment,” Person said.
Walnut High School Girls Golf Coach Cecil Woods, who has been named the San Gabriel Valley Coach of the Year, was honored by the Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees on April 16. Shown with Board President Cindy Ruiz.
Walnut High School Girls Golf Coach Cecil Woods was honored by the Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees on April 16. Shown with Board President Cindy Ruiz. Principal Jeff Jordan, Athletic Director Jerry Person, members of the Girls’ Golf Team.
Walnut High School Basketball Coach Josh Cameron, named San Gabriel Valley Coach of the Year, was recognized by the WVUSD Board of Trustees on April 16. Shown with Board President Cindy Ruiz.
Walnut High Varsity Basketball Coach Josh Cameron was recognized by the WVUSD Board of Trustees on April 16. Shown with Athletic Director Jerry Person, Board President Cindy Ruiz, and Principal Jeff Jordan.