Chris Jones - Varsity Head Coach (29th season)
Coach Jones enters his 18th season as a Head Basketball Coach compiling an overall 299-197 record, while finishing 108-70 in league play, and guiding his teams to the C.I.F. playoffs in 14 of his 17 head coaching seasons.
As an Assistant Coach at La Canada, Vista Murrieta, and Temescal Canyon High Schools for 11 seasons, he has coached 7 league champions while reaching the C.I.F. semifinals 3 times and the C.I.F. quarterfinals 5 times.
In addition, he has guided Murrieta Mesa to the State Regional Tournament 1 time and Vista Murrieta to the State Regional Tournament 2 times, advancing all the way to the semi-final round all three times.
As a player, Chris earned a Division 1 scholarship playing at Southern Utah University and the University of Nevada, Reno after earning All-State Honors at Pasadena City College and All C.I.F. Honors at La Canada High School. He is also a member of his high school Athletic Hall of Fame.
Chris has served as a men's coach for 15 seasons, a women's coach for 13 seasons, and the Athletic Director at Bellflower High School for 3 years. Chris, his wife Polly, and their children Casey, Sierra, Justin, and Jack are proud to be Lancers!