Mesa Vista Hires New Head Basketball Coach

Mesa Vista Consolidated Schools is proud to announce the selection of Richard Apodaca as Head Boys Basketball Coach.

Richard has over 18 years of high school coaching experience, 13 of those 18 years his teams have made the state playoffs. He has coached in 5 state championship games, won 2 of them (Portales 2001 and St. Mikes 2012).

Coach Rick Apodaca newly appointed head coach of the Mesa Vista Trojans boys basketball team.

Richard has been Head Boys Basketball Coach at Taos and Head Girls Basketball Coach at Santa Fe High School. He worked as an assistant at St. Mikes for 8 seasons under Ron Geyer, who is one of the best high school coaches in NM. Recently he attended Pro Scout School, and had the opportunity to work with a former NBA Scout and spend time with the G League Texas Legends, learning scouting and player evaluation techniques.