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Coaching Staff

Varsity Head Coach: Darrell Peries
Email: [email protected]
Coach Peries was a four-year player at Valencia High School.  He is a two-time Foothill League Team Champion, Foothill League Individual Doubles Champion, CIF Playoffs Team Quarterfinalist, selected First Team All-Foothill League, and All-Santa Clarita Doubles Team of the Year in 2007. He began coaching at Valencia High School, leading the Junior Varsity Boys and Girls Tennis Team to two-time and three-time Foothill League Championships respectively.  He also served as an Assistant Coach for the varsity team during CIF playoffs under the leadership of Head Coach Anne Kellogg and Jen Azevedo for the Girls Varsity CIF Division II Championship Team in 2014.  He has been a part of the Valencia High Boys Basketball Program from 2012-2016 as a Junior Varsity and Varsity Assistant Coach, winning a Varsity Foothill League Championship in 2015.
Coach Peries has coached in China, mentoring and training students in English and Basketball to prepare for study-abroad opportunities in the United States. Most recently, he has been a skills trainer for Youth, College, and Professional Basketball players in the Philippines, while also serving as a practice player for semi-pro and professional teams as well as a practice player for members of the FIBA 3x3 Philippine National Basketball Team.

Varsity Associate Head Coach: Proyfon Lohaphaisan
Email: [email protected]
Coach Lohaphaisan was a four-year varsity tennis player at Hart High School, being ranked as high as No. 30 in California, No. 37 in the Southwest and No. 192 in the nation. She is a two-time Foothill League Team Champion, Foothill League Individual Singles and Doubles Champion, and 2013 All-Santa Clarita Valley Singles Player of the Year. 
Coach Lohaphaisan has played Division I Tennis at Quinnipiac University earning three-time Singles and two-time Doubles First Team All-MAAC honors.  She was also selected into the MAAC All-Academic and ITA All-Academic Team during her time at Quinnipiac.
JV Girls Head Coach: Nick Joyce
Email: [email protected]
Coach Joyce played for Valencia High School all four years of his high school career.  He has done well coaching the JV Girls ending last season as the undefeated Foothill League Champions last year.  This will be his second year to defend a league title.
JV Boys Head Coach: Chris Null
Coach Null has been coaching at Valencia for 6 years as well as at the Paseo Club for 4 years.  He was on the team all four years at Valencia as a player, and served as captain in his senior year. The Junior Varsity Boys have won four league championships under his leadership.