COACH RENO URSAL
Years of Coaching Experience: 8+
Coaching Accomplishments: West Alameda-Shoreline League Champions-Encinal High School freshman (2012-14), Multiple 1st Place AAU Tournament finishes (2006 – present), Mountain House Youth Basketball (MHYB) co-founder, Daly City Park & Rec Elite – 1st Place (1998), Wood School, Alameda CA (2005), Questa School 7th-8th Boys, Mountain House CA (2012), Bethany School Girls Basketball, Mountain House CA (2010-2014), 1st Place 2016-17 Trans Valley League, Mountain House Mustangs Girls Varsity, 2016-17 Girls Varsity Trans Valley League Coach of the Year
Favorite Coaching Moment: Seeing a player’s mental lightbulb turn on.
Favorite NBA Player of all-time: Isiah Thomas (Zeke!)
Sports Organization Memberships: Amateur Athletics Union (AAU), Contra Costa Basketball Officials Association, Mission Valley Football Officials Association, California Basketball Officials Association, NFHS Officials Association, National Federation of High Schools (NFHS)
Community Involvement: Mountain House Soccer Club – Referee Administrator (2009-2011), Mountain House Little League – Coach (2010-2012)
Certifications: NFHS certified coach, NCAA Certified coach, AAU Positive Alliance Coaching
Playing Experience: HS Varsity (Straights League-Michigan), HS JV (Straights League-Michigan), College intramurals, PBA and PABC (Michigan), Bay Area Fil-Am Leagues (Hercules, Daly City), Dreamleague, Various Rec leagues
Wolverines Position: Founder and Principal Director
Coach Reno, Founder and Principal Director of the Mountain House Wolverines, started coaching in Ann Arbor, Michigan at twenty one years old while attending the University of Michigan in the 1990’s. After graduating college, he moved to Northern California and coached boys & girls youth basketball in Daly City, Alameda, Tracy and Mountain House. He started the Wolverines when his girls team from Bethany school wanted to play beyond their school league.
Coach Reno holds a Teaching Credential in Secondary Education and a Bachelor Degree in English & Mass Communications from The…University of Michigan (Go Blue!).
Off the court, he works as a Supervisor for a government agency in the Bay Area. He is married to Lynette and has three crazy kids — Alyssa, Meeeah and Noah. His debut novel is scheduled to be released November 2017.