Place of Birth . . . Valencia, CA
Date of Birth . . . May 15
Birth Sign . . . All Man
High School . . . Canyon High School
College . . . Cal State San Marcos
Major Degree . . . History with Social Science
Master’s Degree . . . Education
I Need To Have . . . A nap.
You Might Not Know . . . I lost my fingers in a jeep accident at 18, but I can still play volleyball.
Favorite Films . . . Top Gun, Dirty Dancing, Anchorman, Primal Fear.
Favorite Books . . . Dr. Seuss, Where the Wild Things Are
Favorite Sports Teams . . . Chargers, Padres, Clippers.
Favorite Historical Figures . . . Rasputin, Harry Truman, Woodrow Wilson, Wyatt Earp.
I Hope That . . . I break 80 one day golfing.
My Greatest Inspiration Is . . . My parents.
I Grew Up Thinking . . . I wanted to be a parrot when I grew up.
I Believe . . . That the future is fine. Our parents are scared of it, their parents were scared of it, and we all turned out ok.
Homegrown Santa Clarita product and popular local coach Brian Ingino is a long-time member of the LAVA North coaching ranks. An All-League setter at Canyon High School, Brian quickly worked his way up the coaching ladder with exemplary stints at schools across Southern California and as far south as San Diego, where he earned the Head Coaching job at Mission Bay High School. The draw of the Santa Clarita Valley proved too strong, not surprisingly, and so Brian returned to Santa Clarita for good as the Head Varsity Girls Coach at his alma mater, Canyon, a position he has held for several years (not including a short hiatus). He spent some time as the Boys Varsity Head Coach, as well.
Club-wise, Brian has found sustained success over a period of years. The long-time LAVA North coach has been an exemplary coach at a variety of age levels, including 15′s, 16′s, and 17’s, as well as two seasons as Club Director Nabil Mardini’s assistant coach with the South 18-1′s. He remains one of LAVA’s most respected coaches – not to mention his role as an advisor to LAVA Locals North – and one of the Santa Clarita Valley’s most popular personalities.
“Not everything that counts can be counted and not everything that can be counted counts.”
– Posted on the wall of Albert Einstein’s office