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Nicholas Podesta will begin his third season as the Weston Ranch boys basketball coach. Podesta, who coached at Caruthers High School and Fresno City College before joining the Cougars, has had a significant impact as a coach and teacher.
Podesta has compiled a 42-22 record as the Cougars head coach. He guided Weston Ranch to a VOL championship in 2021-2022 and an SJAA co-championship in 2022-2023. The Cougars have a 5-3 post-season record in his two years at the helm, reaching the CIF Division 1 second round in 2021-2022. In the 2022-2023 season, his teams reached the semi-finals in the CIF Division 1 state basketball playoffs and the CIF Nor Cal tournament.
From assisting teams on the court and recruiting for the junior colleges off the court, Podesta is known throughout the basketball community as one of the hardest-working individuals in the basketball realm. His resume includes 10+ years of coaching experience at the junior college level and experience assisting players in moving on to the following career levels. Seventy-two players have signed college scholarship offers, including 12 at the NCAA Division 1 level, while playing for Podesta's teams.
In addition to their on-court accomplishments, Podesta has guided the Cougars to exemplary achievements in the classroom. Weston Ranch posted a 3.77 overall GPA in 2022-2023, earning second-place recognition for the Sac-Joaquin Section winter sports.
A John F. Kennedy High School graduate in Sacramento, Podesta holds a degree in economics and statistics from UC Davis (2010) plus a master's degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from the California University of Pennsylvania (2012). He and his wife Brianne are the proud parents of their child Charli Rose.

HEAD COACH Nicholas Podesta

Contact Information
Email: npodesta@musd.net
Phone: 209-938-6245

Head Coach:
Nicholas Podesta

Assistant Head Coach:
Eddie Menzel

Assistant Coaches:
Crystal Cervantes
Tina Diaz
Mike Nunnally
Jacob Robles
Greg Robison

Cougars Boys Basketball Varsity

Head Coach: Nicholas Podesta

Associate Head Coach: Eddie Menzel

Assistant Coaches: Crystal Cervantes, Tina Diaz, Mike Nunnally, Jacob Robles and Greg Robison

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Cougars Boys Basketball Junior Varsity

Head Coach: Mike Nunnally

Assistant Coaches: Crystal Cervantes, Tina Diaz, Jacob Robles and Greg Robison

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Cougars Boys Basketball Frosh

Head Coach: Crystal Cervantes

Assistant Coaches: Tina Diaz, Jacob Robles and Greg Robison

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