Varsity Head Coach
Brason Alexander is in his third season with the Sea Queens, first as Varsity Head Coach. Prior to joining CdM, Coach Alexander was at Lincoln High School (Tacoma, WA) from 2007-13 as the Boys’ Varsity assistant and JV head coach. In six years with Lincoln, the Abe’s won 3 league titles, 4 district titles, and 3 trips to the State Championships (4th place in 2008, 3rd place in 2013). Coach Alexander played at the University of Puget Sound from 1999-2002 and West Los Angeles College. Coach Alexander grew up in a basketball family and is the son and grandson of successful high school coaches. Coach Alexander holds a Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration. Coach Alexander, his wife, Tamara, daughter, Trasara (12), and son, Cash (6) relocated to Southern California in 2013 to be closer to their families.
Roger Chung is in his tenth season with CdM Girls’ Basketball, and his ninth season as the varsity assistant. He previously coached the girls’ JV team at CdM and served as Girls Frosh/Soph and JV Basketball Coach at Cypress High School for 3 years. Coach Roger started his coaching career when he was 18, coaching 6th and 7th grade boys. He has coached the senior girls in the South East Youth Organization (SEYO) for 6 years before coaching high school basketball. Roger graduated from UCI with degrees in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. He is a licensed professional Civil Engineer in the State of California. He is currently a Senior Project Manager for a civil engineering consulting firm in Irvine. Roger lives in Irvine with his wife, Janet and his 10-year old son Bradin and 5-year old son Haydin.
Junior Varsity Head Coach
Varsity Assistant Coach
Jill Apperson Manly
New to the Sea Queen program, Manly played at Alhambra High School and was named all CIF Div 4A. She played four years at Pomona College. During her four years at Pomona College her team held a 48 – 0 SCIAC Conference record. They went to NCAA playoffs all four years including the Final 4 and The Final 8. She holds top 10 records at Pomona in rebounds 221 (29g) 1981-82 and Blocked Shots 43(29g) 1984-85. More recently, Manly has coached boys NJB for 5 years, is a certified yoga instructor and former owner of Jabulani Yoga Studio in CDM. She recently published an award winning children’s yoga book. Manly is the mother of four children. She loves cheering for her kids and their 6 different past and present sports teams. She is passionate about making sports fun and believes the more you know – the more fun you can have.
Assistant Junior Varsity Coach
Katie Webb is in her 1st season coaching at Corona Del Mar. She started to help strength train basketball teams three years ago, at both the collegiate and High School level; at California Baptist University and then at Southlands Christian. She has previous experience as the assistant coach at the Varsity level at Southlands Christian High School. Katie currently holds a Master’s degree in Kinesiology and is a strength and conditioning coach in Costa Mesa. She has grown up loving and playing basketball for the past 12 years.