Coach DeGrazia - Varsity Head Coach

 

Joe DeGrazia grew up in Edmonds, Washington and graduated from Edmonds-Woodway High School in 2010. He was a 4-year basketball player at Edmonds-Woodway and a team captain in his senior year. He helped lead the Warriors to the playoffs in his junior and senior years. After high school, he attended Western Washington University and earned a degree in Business Administration. After graduation, he began coaching while pursuing a graduate degree in Education at the University of Washington in Bothell.  Coach DeGrazia has spent one year as a Varsity Assistant coach at Nathan Hale High School, three years as Head JV coach at Redmond High School, one year as Head JV coach at Lake Washington High School, and one year as the Head Varsity Coach at Bishop Blanchet High School. In his only year at Bishop Blanchet, DeGrazia led the Braves to the second round of the district playoffs in the competitive Metro League. He recently completed his master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Instructional Design. He has compiled a 16-11 record over two seasons with the Kamiak basketball program. 

Coach Smith - Head JV Coach 

 

Jared Smith grew up in Snohomish and attended Archbishop Murphy High School in Mill Creek. While at Archbishop Murphy, he was a three sport letterman and captain of the football, basketball, and track teams. After high school, he coached basketball for NBC Camps in Auburn and graduated from the University of North Dakota with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Coach Smith has been with the Kamiak basketball program for 8 years, where he started as a C-team assistant coach in 2013. 

 

 

Coach Makori - Head C Team Coach 

 

Andrew Makori is a 2010 Kamiak grad where he played 4 years of varsity basketball and was a captain in his senior year. He continued his basketball career at Houghton college (NCAA D-3) in New York. where he was a starting point guard. He has ran youth basketball camps, coaches youth basketball, and is eager to give back to the Kamiak community as the C-Team Head Coach. He and his wife Amanda currently reside in Mukilteo. 

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