Coaching Change made at Southwestern Oregon CC

Since 2005 Trevor Hoppe has led the men’s basketball program at Southwestern Oregon Community College, this next fall he will change roles and take over as the head coach for the men’s and women’s cross country program.

Coach Hoppe will step down with more wins in program history than any other coach and the longest coaching tenure in program history with 15 seasons.  He coached four teams to the NWAC Championship Tournament with the 2007-08 team reaching the final four and one team to a NWAC South Region Co-Championship in 2013-14.  He was voted South Region Co-Coach of the year in 2013-14.  Coach Hoppe has a passion for running, a M.A. in Physical Education and has served as the head cross country coach at Menlo College in 2000-02 and at College of the Redwoods 2002-03.

“We are extremely grateful for the time and energy Coach Hoppe has dedicated to the men’s basketball program and excited to see him bring that same energy and enthusiasm to the cross country program.” Mike Herbert, Director of Athletics.

Riley Grandinetti, the Associate Head Coach for SWOCC the past 5 seasons, will take over as head coach effective immediately. Grandinetti was recruited to play for Coach Hoppe and played basketball at SWOCC from 2011-2013. He was the starting point guard on back to back NWAC Championship tournament teams.  As a sophomore Coach Grandinetti was voted first team all-southern region, NWAC all-academic team and was also voted to play in the NWAC sophomore all-star game.  Coach Grandinetti also received the Bill Holmes award for male student-athlete of the year at Southwestern Oregon Community College in 2013. After his playing career at Southwestern Oregon Community College he transferred to play at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. Coach Grandinetti was a two-year starter for the Boxers.

Coach Grandinetti earned his A.A. Degree from Southwestern Oregon Community College, his B.A. in Business from Pacific University and M.A. in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University, CA.  He is currently working towards another M.A in Teaching from Eastern Oregon University.  Coach Grandinetti works as a Physical Education teacher at North Bend Middle School, he is the Head Golf Coach at North Bend High School, and is active in the summer directing the SWOCC basketball camp and working the Cascade Sports Camp in Lyons, OR.     

“Coach Grandinetti is and outstanding choice to lead the men’s basketball program here at Southwestern, he is a dedicated teacher/coach, a tireless worker, and a true leader.  I am excited for him and believe he will do a tremendous job.” Coach Trevor Hoppe

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