Orville Bagood has coached varsity girls basketball at Harker since 2009-10. A San Jose native, Mr. Bagood played for three years at Adrian Wilcox High School, and coached for five years at the Basketball Development League (BDL) in the coed high school division. He was a two-time champion at the BDL and has been a coach and player liaison there since 2007. He was head coach for three years at the Peter Burnett Academy, where they were league champs in 2008. His 2010-11 Harker basketball team hit a new wins record.
Besides basketball, Mr. Bagood enjoys reading, and one of his favorite accomplishments is winning the league his first year coaching girls basketball in 2008. His favorite quote: "When you wanna succeed as bad as you wanna breathe then you'll be successful."
B.A. Communications (in progress), San Jose State University