FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area BKB Coaches
1. Mike Bartee, Riverside North — Historically significant man destined for a second spot in Riverside’s Sports Hall of Fame, Bartee has led the Huskies to unprecedented success. His 650-plus wins and four CIF-Southern Section titles in 31 seasons are real, with 103 wins and two CIF-SS titles in his most recent five-season stint at the helm.
2. David Kleckner, Rancho Cucamonga Etiwanda — Has not won fewer than 20 games since at least the 2005-’06 season, with the Eagles’ lowest wins total during that span coming just this past season. Kleckner now has 500-plus wins and two section titles.
3. Jerry Di Fabiis, Ontario Colony — Has set a standard for excellence in the Mt. Baldy League that has not been matched, with seven unbeaten league title and a 167-45 since the 2004-’05 season and one CIF-SS title (’05-’06).
4. Josh Giles, Corona Centennial — Has grown Huskies into a consistent Big VIII League champion and a perennial section and state title contender.
Bill Berich, Redlands East Valley — Steady hand that has helped the Wildcats to set the pace in the Citrus Belt League in recent seasons.
Tim Sweeney, Riverside Carnegie — Spent years at Riverside King, winning a CIF-SS title and coaching Kawhi Leonard, but things change.
Steve Tarabilda, Murrieta Valley — Just finished his 21st year with the Nighthawks, now has 355 wins with program.
Bill Burke, Rancho Cucamonga
Matt Denny, Victorville Victor Valley
Yancy Dodson, Riverside Poly
Chris Maffucci, Corona
John Mounce, Chino Hilla Ayala
Justin Norman, Riverside La Sierra
John Seydel, Riverside Arlington