EDGE Basketball Directors

Coach Cristian Gopez

A 2000 graduate of Bellarmine-Jefferson High School (Burbank, CA)
Lettered four years of high school basketball under Coach Eli Essa
Attended the California State University of Maritime Academy (C/O 2004)
Lettered four years of collegiate basketball under Coach Dan Dion
Earned All-Freshman Honors in 2001 (CAL-PAC Conference)
Led team in assists and free-throws percentage with 92% accuracy during his career at Maritime
NBA Summer Pro-League held @ Long Beach State University (2004-2006)
Coach Gopez played in the Philippines Professional League in 2005
Coach Gopez was invited to try out for the RP National Team
Coach Gopez also worked out professional teams such as Talk-N-Text, STA. Lucia, and PBL teams Granny Goose and Toyota Otis.

Athletic Director at Oxford High School (Rowland Heights, CA 2006-2008)
Athletic Director at Montecito High School (Monrovia, CA 2008-2009)
Physical Education Teacher at Arroyo Pacific School (Arcadia, CA 2009-2010)
Currently the Physical Education Teacher at Barack Obama Charter (Compton, CA 2009-2011)

Coach Alex Cabagnot

A 2001 graduate of Eagle Rock High School. (Los Angeles, CA)
Lettered four years of high school basketball under Coach Ron Kato.
Attended Los Angeles Valley College in Van Nuys, CA.
Coach Cabagnot helped lead L.V. Valley to consecutive Western State Conference Championships.
Lettered two years at L.A. Valley College.
Transferred to the University of Hawaii Hilo located on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Lettered two years at Hawaii Hilo under Coach Jeff Law.
Drafted by Sta. Lucia in the 1st round 2nd overall pick in the 2005 PBA Draft.
Traded to the Coca-Cola Tiers. (2007)
Played with the Coca-Cola Tigers under Coach Binky Favis. (2008-2009)
Traded to San Miguel 2009-2010