Lucas Ramirez started coaching after an opportunity to start in the AAU circuit with the Arizona Rebels. He then went on to coach at North Canyon HS, Phoenix College, and Horizon HS. Coach Ramirez is now the Head Boys Coach at Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, AZ.
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How did you first get into coaching? What has been the driver that has kept you in coaching?
My former AAU coach, Mike O'Guinn, gave me an opportunity in coaching. The relationships and impact with everyone has kept me in coaching.
What are new ways to impact the coaching industry?
Growing the game through advocacy groups.
What has been your greatest lesson learned in coaching so far?
They don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care!
What has been your most memorable win?
Every year at graduation seeing players walk across the stage.
Tell us a recent book/podcast/movie that has left you inspired as a coach.
"The Leadership Secrets of Nick Saban: How Alabama's Coach Became The Greatest Ever." by John Talty
Fun Fact: Tell us something about yourself that people would be surprised to know about you.
I love NASCAR!
As a member, what has been the most rewarding aspect/ favorite memory of Rising Coaches for you?
Relationships with fellow members at clinics, zooms, etc.