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  • To contact one of the coaches or members of the Yuma staff members listed below, please call the athletic office at (928) 502-5034 or fill out our Athletics Contact Form.

 Kathy Hoover, Athletic Director

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Kathy Hoover, Athletic Director

Hometown: Baton Rogue, LA
High School: Roy High School (Roy, UT)
Years in Position: 1
Other Sports: Athletic Training for 17 years; Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist for 14 years.
Accolades: Arizona Top 10 Teacher of the Year (2016); Yuma County HS Teacher of the Year (2016)

 Natalia Villaneda, Athletics Secretary

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Natalia Villaneda, Athletics Secretary

 Nick Santos, Athletic Trainer

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Nick Santos, Athletic Trainer

Hometown: El Centro, CA
High School: Southwest High School
Years in Position: 3
Awards/Accolades: Many Are One alumni award from Seton Hall University (2019)
Why Coaching: "I was an athlete myself. I enjoy competitive sports."
Fun Fact: Has worked as a certified athletic trainer for nearly 7 years. 

 Curt Weber, Basketball (Boys)

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Curt Weber, Basketball (Boys)

Hometown: Greenfield, IA
High School: Greenfield High School
Years in Position: 4
Other Sports: Track, football and baseball
Awards/Accolades: Gila Valley Region Track Championship (2009)
Why Coaching: "We were pretty successful in high school. I've always had a good feeling about athletics. My time in the Marine Corps taught me the value of teamwork and it's just another way to help the kids."
Fun Fact: Coached football at Kofa (6 years) and AWC (6 years). Entering 43rd year in YUHSD.

 Shawn Jones, Basketball (Girls)

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Shawn Jones, Basketball (Girls)

Hometown: New Orleans, LA
High School: Englewood High School
Years in Position: 2
Why Coaching: "A desire to give back to any community I am a part of and reciprocate my knowledge gained to lead, train and mentor like my former Coaches provided for me."
Fun Fact: Has coached boys and girls basketball at multiple levels for 14 years.

 Juan Lerma, Soccer (Boys)

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Juan Lerma, Soccer (Boys)

Hometown: Yuma, AZ
High School: Yuma High School

Years in Position: 4 / 2 
Other Sports: Boys Tennis

Why Coaching: "I had many great coaches that were great role models and wanted the opportunity to provide young men with similar experiences. Also providing them with an opportunity to become a great citizen to our community within the soccer/tennis court and out of the playing field. It has always been a dream to be able to go back to my alma matter and coach at the varsity level. That goes to show that dreams truly do come true." 

 Michael Moreno, Soccer (Girls)

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Michael Moreno, Soccer (Girls)

Hometown: Cherrypoint, NC
High School: Kofa High School
Years in Position: 5
Other Sports: Tennis
Why Coaching: "The impact a coach can have on individual athletes."

 Bo Seibel, Wrestling (Boys)

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Bo Seibel, Wrestling (Boys)

Hometown: Kewaskum, WI
High School: Kewaskum High School

Years in Position: 1
Other Sports: Football

Awards/Accolades: AIA State Wrestling title (2018, 2020)
Why Coaching: "Being able to develop student athletes into successful members of society and teaching them life skills they will use throughout their lives."
Fun Fact: Attended UW-Stevens Point where he played 4 years of collegiate football and wrestled for 2 years while obtaining his teaching degree. Currently pursuing Masters Degree in Athletic Coaching and Sports Administration.