Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Office of College Advancement
Fremont, CA-Ohlone Athletics Department has announced that Steve Picchi will join the College as the head coach of the women's basketball program.
Picchi served most recently as the coach of women's basketball team at the highly successful Sequoia High School where the team qualified for Central Coast Section playoffs three times and won a Peninsula Athletic League title in 2012 in Redwood City. He also served 11 years as head coach at Burlingame High School and led his team to capture the Division III California State Championship with a final record of 36-2. Steve also received the Central Coast Section Honor Award in 2013 and three Coach of the Year Awards in the San Mateo County Athletic Hall of Fame and the Burlingame High School Athletic Hall of Fame. In his 25-year career in coaching women's basketball all over in the Bay Area, he has held numerous coaching positions including at Santa Clara University, Notre Dame de Namur University, and Chabot College.
Picchi holds a Bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration with a concentration in Physical Education from San Francisco State University and previously earned an Associate of Arts degree from Skyline College.The faculty in Ohlone's Athletics department is excited to add another permanent coach to the Renegades staff. "Steve brings with him a long history of success with student athletes in the Bay Area and we hope to continue that trend here with our women's basketball program," says Chris Warden, Dean of Kinesiology and Athletics Division.