Catching & Pitching Coach
Jason Kounas in his 21st year with the coaching staff at San Bernardino Valley College. Kounas' duties include working with the pitching staff and the catchers. After graduating from San Gorgonio High School, Kounas came to SBVC to start his playing career. He was a member of two playoff teams, and in his sophomore year he played a key role in helping the 1993 team win a Foothill Conference Championship.
From SBVC he went on to the University of California, Riverside to finish out his eligibility. While at UC Riverside, he played another key role on the pitching staff in helping them to two playoff appearances, the 1995 Conference Championship and 1994 College World Series.
Kounas received his Associate of Arts degree from SBVC and later, earned his BA in history from UC Riverside in 1995 and his Masters in Physical Education from Azusa Pacific University in 2001. Kounas is currently a physical education teacher in San Bernardino City Unified and resides in the Inland Empire.