Mountain Ridge would like to welcome our new boys Varsity Basketball Coach Craig Marcus.
COACHING STAFF: 2020
TEAM: Boys Basketball
POSITION: Head Varsity Coach
Craig Marcus graduated from Arizona State University in Tempe, Az. He began coaching in basketball in 2001, he has coached 20 years of high school basketball, and 2 seasons of high school football. Prior to taking over the Mountain Ridge Men’s Program in 2020, Coach Marcus was the head varsity coach at Verrado High School. He also spent some time as the varsity assistant coach at Liberty High School for 7 years where he helped change the culture and identity of the program leading to their first ever region championship in 2017 with a trip to the Final Four in the state playoffs and a second straight region championship in 2018.
Coach Marcus teaches PE/Health, Weight Training and Sports Psychology, he is a HUGE Sundevils and Cubs fan. When not coaching basketball he enjoys watching movies, and hanging out with his wife, their kids and of course their dogs.