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Head Coach—Chris Mozga
email-- cmozga@msjc.edu 
Chris Mozga enters the 2018-19 season as the winningest women's basketball coach in MSJC history.  Mozga is in his 14th season at the school and this year marks his 21st overall as a California Comfamilyphoto-2016-forweb.jpgmunity College head coach.  This past season saw Mozga's team win the first ever CCCAA State team championship at MSJC.  The Lady Eagles went 32-2 on their way to winning the State title and also captured the program's sixth conference championship since 2007.  The 32 wins was also a program record for a single season.  Mozga has eclipsed the 300 win mark in women's community college basketball (338-95) in 14 seasons and also has 102 wins as a men's coach at the community college level. 

The 2016-17 team finished the season with an overall record of 26-5, they reached the Southern California Regional Finals before falling on the road to the eventual state champions.  MSJC's 2015-16 team concluded the season by reaching the State's Elite Eight with a record of 30-2.  The Lady Eagles first 30 win season came during the 2012-13 season in which MSJC reached the CCCAA State Championship game and ended the year at 30-3.  MSJC has reached the State's Elite Eight three of the past six seasons.

The Lady Eagles have averaged over 27 wins a year over the past six seasons and in Mozga's tenure have averaged over 24 victories a year.  MSJC has reached the post season twelve straight seasons and have captured six
conference titles in that time, winning championships in 2007, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2018. 

Prior to his arrival at MSJC, Mozga spent six seasons as the head men's coach at College of the Desert.  While at Desert Mozga's teams set (2001) and then tied (2005) the school record for victories at 26 while also winning the first conference title at the school since 1980, when they won it in 2001.  Mozga guided the 2004-05 Roadrunner team to the Elite Eight of the State Tournament.  He also spent one season at Desert prior to taking over the men's program as the women's head coach where his team posted a record of 20-9.

Mozga has been named Conference Coach of the Year seven times and was named the State Coach of the Year twice, once each in men's (2005) and women's (2013) basketball.  Mozga earned Foothill Conference Coach of the Year honors in 2001, 2005, 2007, 2010 and 2013 he was named the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2014 and 2016.

Ten players have earned Conference Player of the Year honors while playing for Mozga and 18 have earned All State recognition.  Over 90 players have earned scholarships to four year schools after playing in Mozga's programs including 50 since coming to MSJC.  This past season (17-18) the Lady Eagles set a program record by sending 9 players on with scholarships in a single year.

Mozga is a native of Des Moines, Iowa and is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University.  He lives in Hemet with his wife and assistant coach Fontay.  They have three children; Jason, Anton, and Krislyn.

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Coach Mozga as a Community College Women's Head Coach             

Overall Conference School
1998-99 20-9 12-4 COD^
2005-06 15-12 7-7 MSJC
2006-07 27-6 14-0* MSJC^
2007-08 21-11 13-3 MSJC^
2008-09 23-9 10-4 MSJC^
2009-10 23-6 12-2* MSJC^
2010-11 21-9 11-3 MSJC^
2011-12 23-8 9-5 MSJC^
2012-13 30-3 13-1* MSJC^#&
2013-14 23-7 12-2* MSJC^
2014-15 24-6 12-2 MSJC^
2015-16 30-2 13-1* MSJC^#
2016--17 26-5 6-2 MSJC^
2017-18 32-2 7-1* MSJC*++

Totals
338-95 151-37
*Conference Champions
^Play-off Qualifiers
#State Final Eight
&State Runners-up
++State Champions



          

Coach Fontay MozgaFontay Mozga
Associate Head Coach

Coach Fontay Mozga begins her 14th season on the staff at MSJC. Prior to joining the Lady Eagles Fontay spent one season as an assistant at College of the Desert. Fontay was the head coach at Indio High School from 2002 through 2004. Fontay's coaching career began as an assistant at Indio where she spent three years prior to taking over the program.  Currently Coach Fontay is the Lady Eagles recruiting coordinator and also works very closely with player development.  Coach Fontay is an intragual part of the MSJC program and is heavily involved in all aspects. 

Fontay was an All Conference player at Kings River (Reedley) College, where she also starred on the volleyball team.  Coach Fontay is also well known throughout the San Jacinto Valley for her work with young players on skill development and running camps and clinics.  She was a co-founder of the San Jacinto Valley Thunder Academy program working with both girls and boys ages 8-18.  Fontay resides in Hemet with her husband Chris, they have three children; Jason, Anton, and Krislyn. 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Morrow

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Coach Robert Morrow has been teaching and coaching for the past 23 years. He has held various positions as both a head and assistant coach for both boys and girls high school programs throughout the Inland Empire.  His stops include Riverside Notre Dame, Norte Vista, Ramona, Moreno Valley, and Martin Luther King high schools.  Morrow was also an assistant coach in the women's basketball program at San Bernardino Valley College, helping the Wolverines to three straight Foothill Conference Championships and a trip to the State Elite Eight while working with head coach Sue Crebbin.  Morrow earned Skyline League Coach of the Year honors as the head boy's coach at Notre Dame in 1998 and also earned an Inland League Coach of the Year award as the girl's coach at Moreno Valley HS in 2010.  This past season Coach Morrow assisted the boy's program at Moreno Valley under head coach Elzie Landers.  Coach Morrow was on the Lady Eagles 2017-18 staff helping MSJC to a State title.  Morrow has also been an important part of the Lady Eagles recruting since joining the staff.