This will be Coach Kegley’s 6th year as the Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach and Athletic Coordinator at Westlake High School.
In his five seasons, he has compiled an overall record of 86-49 with a 13-7 overall record and 7-3 Marmonte League record in the “Covid” 2021 season last year. In the 2019-2020 season, he led the team to a 26-5 overall record, an undefeated 8-0 Marmonte League Championship, and the Division 2AA CIF Quarterfinal playoff game. It was the program’s fourth League Championship. The 26 wins were the second-most in the program’s history. It was the first time the Boys' Basketball team went undefeated in league play and won the Marmonte League Championship outright. Coach Kegley was named the 2020 Marmonte League Coach of the Year.
Previously, he coached four years as the JV Boys Head Coach at Thousand Oaks High School, where he was named the Ventura County Coach of the Year in 2013 and 2014. He began his coaching career as the Frosh-Soph Head Coach at Oak Park High School in the summer of 2001. He then made a stop at Thousand Oaks High School as the Varsity Boys Assistant Coach in 2003-2004, winning the Marmonte League Championship. From 2004 to 2008, he was the Frosh-Soph Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach at Westlake High School. He helped start and coached the AAU Kings Basketball Academy from 2006 to 2008. He then became an Assistant Coach at California Lutheran University from 2008 to 2011, as well as the Co-Director of their Lu Dog Basketball Camps. Coach Kegley graduated from TOHS in 2001 as a three-year varsity starter, helping his team win the Marmonte League Championship and advancing to the CIF Div.1 Semi-Finals in 2001. He finished his high school playing career at TOHS as the all-time leader in career points, career 3-pointers made, 3-pointers made in a single season, and highest free-throw percentage in a season. In addition, he accomplished First Team Marmonte League in 2000 and 2001, First Team Ventura County in 2000 and 2001, and First Team CIF in 2001.
Coach Kegley graduated from California Lutheran University in 2007 with a degree in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine. After receiving his Teaching Credential in Physical Education and a Master’s Degree in Education from California Lutheran University in 2010, he spent six years as a P.E. teacher and Intramural Sports Head Coach at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park. Sports are his passion, basketball is his obsession, and coaching is his addiction. Coach Kegley loves spending time with his family, friends, dog, beautiful wife Kathryn, and sons, Kash (4) and Kutler (1), with whom he currently resides in Thousand Oaks.
VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH
This is Coach Garson’s eighth year as an Assistant Coach at Westlake High School.
Coach Garson has coached club basketball for over 30 years, coaching teams in the Valley Conference, American Roundball (ARC), and Basketball Training Institute (BTI). He has coached three teams that qualified for AAU Nationals, making the Final 4 in 2008.
Additionally, Coach Garson has coached 13 teams in the Maccabi JCC Games, winning seven gold medals, three silver medals, and one bronze medal. In 2011, Coach Garson earned Ventura County Frosh-Soph Coach of the Year. Among the players whom Coach Garson has coached are Gilbert Arenas (U. of Arizona, NBA); Pac-12 players Parker Jackson- Cartwright (U. of Arizona), Robert Cartwright (Stanford), and Tyler Dorsey (Oregon-Atlanta Hawks); Miye Oni (Yale-Utah Jazz), Zaire Williams (Stanford-Memphis Grizzlies), as well as many other players who are currently playing or played varsity basketball in the greater Los Angeles/Ventura County area.
Coach Garson grew up in the San Fernando Valley, graduating from Birmingham High School in Van Nuys. He attended UC Berkeley, where he played freshman basketball before transferring to UCLA. After graduating from UCLA, Coach Garson attended Southwestern School of Law, obtaining a Juris Doctorate. Coach Garson’s son, Chad, played baseball at U. of Michigan and is now President of Chadpak Co., Inc., and Coach Garson’s son Scott was an Asst. Coach at Utah and UCLA, the Head Basketball Coach at College of Idaho and is now Assistant Coach at Santa Clara University.
Coach Garson owns two companies in the Los Angeles area, Chadpak Co., Inc., and Blisterpak, Inc., involved in the manufacture and sales of visual display packaging.
VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH
This is Coach Morgan's fourth year with Westlake Basketball.
Coach Morgan is in his 4th year of coaching at Westlake High School, which included one year as the Head Freshmen Coach, and is now in his third year as the Assistant Varsity Coach and is in charge of player development. Coach Morgan also coaches for AAU West Coast Elite. He played four years of varsity basketball at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nevada, where he was a three-year starter, team captain for two years, and held the school and league rebounding records.
Coach Morgan played Division I basketball at UNLV on a scholarship for two years. He then played one year at Pierce College and finished his college playing career at Division II Cal State LA. After his senior year in college, he was invited to three different NBA Champs; LA Lakers, LA Clippers, and the Detroit Pistons. He made a conscious decision to play professional basketball overseas for two years in Turkey. Coach Morgan also loves competing in the Drew League, playing with and against the top pro-am players in the world.
When Coach Morgan is not coaching, he enjoys time at home with his two daughters, Aubrey and Zoey, and focusing on personal training and workouts.
VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH
Coach Gillette is entering his sixth year coaching at Westlake.
Coach Gillette is entering his sixth year coaching at Westlake High School. Last year he went back to JV Assistant Coach. Prior to coaching at Westlake, Coach Gillette coached CYBA as a senior in high school and was a basketball, flag football, and soccer referee and coach for the youth sports program at the Simi Valley Family YMCA for six years.
Coach Gillette was a multi-sport athlete throughout high school and played basketball at Moorpark High School before becoming a Warrior Alum, graduating from Westlake High School in 2008. After high school, Coach Gillette attended Moorpark College for two years, then earned his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with an emphasis in Education in 2012 from CSU Channel Islands. He then went on to earn his Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics in 2013 from CSUCI as well. He is in the second of two years of a Master of Mathematics degree online program through Central Methodist University.
After spending the first eight years teaching high school and middle school math at Century Academy, he is now teaching math and electives at Westlake High School. He is very excited to be teaching and coaching at the same school from which he graduated. Outside of teaching and coaching, Coach Gillette has a huge love for all sports. He is a season ticket holder for the LA Rams and the LA Galaxy.
JV HEAD COACH
Coach Ryan is entering his sixth year with Westlake Basketball as the Head Junior Varsity Coach.
Coach Ryan has over 25 years of coaching experience, including seven years at Newbury Park High School, his alma mater. While there, he had stops at all levels, starting with the Freshmen Team and working his way up to Varsity Assistant. His previous coaching experience also includes Sequoia Middle School, Baseline 2 Baseline Club Team, and Newbury Park Basketball Association, where Ryan got his start coaching boys and girls from 4th through 12th grade.
During his five seasons at Westlake, Coach Ryan was named the 2017-18 Ventura County & Marmonte League F/S Coach of the Year after the team compiled a 24-2 record, the 2018-2019 Marmonte League JV Coach of the Year after the team posted a 25-3 mark, and last season he earned Marmonte League JV Coach of the Year honors when the team went 14-4. He is excited about his sixth campaign coaching at Westlake as the team has a great balance between outside shooters and post players, combined with solid defenders and great team chemistry.
In addition to coaching, Coach Ryan teaches social science classes and advises both the Yearbook and Student Government classes at Century Academy, the CVUSD blended learning program. He resides in Camarillo with his wife Lacey and their cat Shadow.
S/F HEAD COACH
Coach Hagen is entering his third season with the Westlake Warriors and second season as the Frosh/Soph Head Coach.
Coach Hagen is entering his fourth season with the Westlake Warriors and third season as the Frosh/Soph Head Coach. Coach achieved his first Marmonte League title as a head coach in the 2020-2021 Season. Coach Hagen started as the Freshmen Assistant Coach, helping lead the Warriors to a Marmonte League title on the freshmen level.
Prior to coaching at Westlake, Coach Hagen coached club and high school basketball in his hometown of San Diego. Coach Hagen has trained players from all levels, ranging from overseas professionals to youth players learning the basics.
As a player, Coach Hagen was a 3-year varsity player at San Dieguito Academy, where in his senior year they set a school record for most wins in a season. Coach Hagen went on to attend California Lutheran University, where he played for 2 years with their developmental program. Coach Hagen enjoys playing golf and basketball as well as watching sports in his spare time
JV & S/F ASSISTANT COACH
Coach Resnick is entering his fourth season at Westlake High School
Coach Resnick is entering his fourth season at Westlake High School and his third as the Assistant Coach for the Frosh/Soph Basketball Team. Most recently, Coach Resnick served as the Assistant Frosh-Soph Coach for Oak Park High School, his alma mater. Prior to this, Coach Resnick spent two years as an Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach at Needham High School in Boston, Massachusetts. While at Needham, Coach Resnick helped lead the Varsity team to a league title and the team’s first D1 South Sectional Championship. Before his experience on the East Coast, he served as the Assistant Coach for the JV Basketball Team at Oak Park High School.
Coach Resnick graduated from the University of Kansas in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. While at KU, he worked for the University of Kansas Athletics Department on the media-relations team. With his passion for sports, Coach Resnick went on to work events for Fox Sports and served as an intern for the Minnesota Vikings. He currently works for Abbyson Furniture as a Supply Chain Supervisor.
Coach Resnick, in his free time, likes to spend time and travel with his new wife Caitlin, play golf, and root for his Kansas Jayhawks.