Aaron Chávez

Aaron Chávez

Aaron enters his 16th year with the men's basketball program. The first fifteen were as assistant coach and on August 5, 2020 he was named Interim Head of Basketball Operations.

During his time as BC men's basketball assistant coach (2005-2020) the following have been accomplished:

  • 267 BC Career Wins
  • 97 BC Career Home Wins
  • 60 Players Placed at Four Year Institutions
  • 53 All Conference Players
  • 17 Years College Coaching Experience
  • 14 Team Tournaments Won
  • 9 Playoff Appearances
  • 7 20 Plus Win Seasons
  • 9 Conference MVP’S
  • 8 All State Players
  • 4 One-Thousand Point Players
  • 3 Conference Championships - (Western State Conference)
  • 3 Time “Coach of the Year” – (Western State Conference)
  • 2 California “State Player of the Year”
  • 1 Final Four Appearance
  • Top 5 in Scoring Average for 5 Consecutive Seasons

Prior to Bakersfield College he was an assistant men’s basketball coach at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY from 2004-2005. Highlights from his time at Bard include:

  • 2005 Hudson Valley Athletic Conference Tournament Champions
  • 1 Pre-season All American Nominee
  • 1 Conference Player of the Year
  • 3 All Tournament Players
  • 3 NABC Academic Honor Roll Players  
  • 6 Conference Players of the Week
  • 3 Conference Rookies of the Week
  • 1 One Thousand Point Player
  • 4 Team Records Established
  • 1 ECAC Co. Player of the Week

From 2001-2004 he was an assistant boys’ basketball coach at West Las Vegas High School in Las Vegas, NM. Highlights from his time there include:

  • Overall Record 57-17                                     
  • 2 Collegiate Players (Mount Mercy College and New Mexico Highlands University)
  • 1 Regional Championship
  • 15 All-District Players
  • 7 North-South All-Star Players 
  • 4 All-State Players
  • 3 Time Regular Season District Champions
  • 2004 Final Four Participant

 

He holds a B.A. in Mass Communication with a Minor in Coaching and an M.A. in Human Performance and Sport from New Mexico Highlands University located in Las Vegas, New Mexico.