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I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14

CLHS  Girls Basketball Mission Statement

 The Crean Lutheran Girls Basketball program is a place where faith and character are being developed. The sport of basketball allows us to journey together towards a common goal of living out Christ's love. Through the experience of playing together, God shapes and molds us every time we take the court.

Coaches

Coaches

Kelsi Walker - Girls Basketball Head Coach

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24

Education
B.A. Psychology, Point Loma Nazarene University
M.A. Theology and Ministry, Fuller Theological Seminary
M.A. coursework in Special Education, National University

Experience
Special Ed. and Assistant Basketball Coach, Woodbridge HS (2005-2007)
Head Girls Basketball Coach, Crean Lutheran HS (2007-2009)
Director of Student Ministries, Newport Center UMC (2006-2013)
Director of Adult Ministries, Trinity United Presbyterian Church (2013-2016)


Coach Walker was the Crean Lutheran founding basketball coach in 2006 where they became the first team in school history to make it to the CIF playoffs in 2008.  As her family grew, she took a few years off from coaching and returned in 2015 to take the team to the CIF Finals and State Regional Semi-Finals.  She graduated and played collegiate basketball at Point Loma Nazarene University (2005) where they won Conference and made a Final Four national appearance. As a high school player, she played at Woodbridge under CIF Hall of Fame Coach, Eric Bangs, where she was Seaview League MVP, All-County and All-CIF. Her husband, Brian, have been married for 14 years and they have a daughter, Kyla (8), and son, Landon (11) who attend Salem Lutheran. Coach Walker is also the Resource Teacher for those in the Learning Success Program at CLHS.

Contact:
walker@creanlutheran.org

 

Bianca Ziemann - Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Ziemann was a standout guard at Loyola Marymount University (2005) where she helped lead her team to the school's first WCC Championship and a first round NCAA tournament appearance.  At the conclusion of her collegiate career, Ziemann played professionally overseas for Amazone, Netherlands from 2006-2007. She led the team to a Final Four and Semi-final appearance and started in Netherlands All-Star game. After her playing career, “Coach Z” was on the coaching staff at Southern Utah, University of Oregon and Santa Clara University where she worked with training collegiate athletes to perform at their highest level. She brings a diverse range of knowledge and experience to our Crean Lutheran coaching staff, and we are excited to have her join our Saints family.

Kyle Koyamatsu - Varsity Assistant Coach

This Coach Koyamatsu’s third year on the coaching staff, but he has been invested in the Lady Saints Basketball program for the past several years as his oldest daughter, Erin, graduated in 2016. His daughter was an All-league player and team Captain.  Coach “K” passionately trains our newer athletes as they have come into the program and teaches the fundamentals of the game. He specializes working with the post players and our team defenses. Kyle is married to Linda and they have three daughters.

Chris Weinrich - JV Head Coach

Coach Weirnich is the Athletic Director and teacher at Salem Lutheran School where he has spent over two decades of coaching. This is his second year at Crean Lutheran as he desires to help build the depth of our basketball program. This will be the third year that our Lady Saints has had a JV basketball team, and we’re hoping to continue building the program.  Coach Weinrich brings a ton of experience in creating a legacy of athletes. He is married to Kacey and they have two daughters, Taylor and Jordon. 

Team Roster

Team Roster

2019-2020 Team Roster TBA

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Lady Saints History

Lady Saints History

2018-2019 (25 wins, 7 losses)
Coach: Kelsi Walker
Empire league (7-3), 2nd place

  • Taylor Feldman, 1st Team All-League
  • Shannon O'Malley, 2nd Team All-League
  • Allison Reed, 2nd Team All-League
  • Hailee Daniel, 2nd Team All-League
  • Emily Reed, Honorable Mention

CIF Semi-Finalist, Division 4A

  • Taylor Feldman, 1st Team All-CIF
  • Shannon O'Malley, 1st Team All-CIF

 

2017-2018 Season (11 wins, 14 losses)
Coach: Kelsi Walker
Academy League (7-5), 4th place

  • Shannon O'Malley, 1stTeam All-League
  • Allison Reed, 2nd Team All-League
  • Cat Tuccinardi, Honorable Mention

CIF Playoffs Division 4AA, 1st round 

 

2016-2017 Season (20 wins, 12 losses)
Coach: Kelsi Walker 
Academy League (8-4), 2nd place

  • Kylie Needham, 1st Team All-League
  • Erin Koyamatsu, 1st Team All-League
  • Mason Busler, 2nd Team All-League
  • Shannon O'Malley, 2nd Team All-League
  • Jennifer Mazzarini, Honorable Mention

CIF Finalist, Division 5A

  • Shannon O'Malley, 1st Team All-CIF
  • Kylie Needham, 2nd Team All-CIF

Regional Semi-Finalist, Division 5

 

2015-2016 Season (3 wins, 17 losses)
Coach: Patrick Young
Academy League (3-9), 5th place

  • Erin Koyamatsu, 2nd Team All-League

 

2014-2015 Season (18 wins, 10 losses)
Coach: Dave Anderlik
Academy League Champions (11-1) 

  • Annalynn Benson, 1st Team All-League
  • Erin Koyamatsu, 1st Team All-League
  • Alyssa Rikimaru, 1st Team All-League
  • Jordon Bishop, 2nd Team All-League
  • Kylie Needham, 2nd Team All-League

CIF Playoffs Division 4A, 1st round

 

2013-2014 Season (15 wins, 13 losses)
Coach: Dave Anderlik
Academy League (7-3), 2nd Place

  • Lisa Yamashita, 1st Team All-League
  • Vanessa Couzens, 1st Team All-League
  • Jordon Bishop, 2nd Team All-League
  • Erin Koyamatsu, 2nd Team All-League
  • Bianca Couzens, Honorable mention 

CIF Playoffs Division 5A, Quarter Finalist

 

2012-2013 Season (12 wins, 14 losses)
Coach: Dave Anderlik
Academy League (6-5), 3rd place
CIF Playoffs Division 5AA, 1st round 

 

2011-2012 Season (7 wins, 14 losses)
Coach: Dave Anderlik
Academy League (2-8), 4th place

 

2010-2011 Season (7 wins, 16 losses)
Coach: Dave Anderlik 
Academy League (0-10)

  • Taylin Reinholtz, 2nd Team All-League
  • Sydney Montoya, 2nd Team All-League

 

2009-2010 Season (4 wins, 16 losses)
Coach: Dave Anderlik
Academy League (0-10)

  • Allyson Takeda, 2nd Team All-League
  • Alexandra Sciarra, 2nd Team All-League 

 

2008-2009 Season (14 wins, 10 losses) 
Coach: Kelsi Walker
Independent School 
CIF Playoffs Division 6AA, 1st round 

 

2007-2008 Season
Coach: Kelsi Walker 
Inaugural year (JV Level)

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Lady Saints Summer Basketball

Lady Saints Summer Basketball

 

June 10th-July 19th
Summer basketball is where we formulate and establish our teams for next year. It's designed to push our
skill level, physical strength, and experience playing together. 

Practices: Mon/Wed/Fri, 7:30-9:00am (Varsity)
Tues/Thur, 7:30-9:00am (JV and Incoming Freshman)

Weight Training: Tues/Thurs, 9:00-10:00am in the Weight Room 

 

Summer League Games: Monday and Wednesdays evenings
@ Hope International University
June 10-July 1


BIOLA Team Camp: June 14-16 (Varsity only) 
Click here for details

 

Ontario Christian Round Robin: June 21 (Varsity only)
10:00am and noon games
*bus will leave at 8:00am


San Diego Classic: June 27-30 (Varsity only)
We will be playing at the D1 level and get to showcase our team in front of college coaches. 


Youth Camp: July 9th-13th, 9:00am to noon in the Event Center
*No practices or weight training this week. We will use this week to run our basketball youth camp for the community. 


Team Pool Party: Friday, July 12th @ 5:00pm
Location TBD

 

Summer Finale Tournament @ American Sports Center
July 19-21
Register for our Summer here