Spartans Sports Camp - Directors & Staff
Directors & Staff
The leadership of the MVHS Spartans Sports Camp is composed of talented and experienced individuals. Please browse the biographies below for more information
on each of the leaders.
Doug Wiersig, Administrative Director
Doug Wiersig graduated from Mountain View High School with the class of 2005, and went on to earn a BS
in Crop Science & Management from UC Davis, graduating in 2010. Further pursuing his academics, Doug earned a MS
in Horticulture & Agronomy from UC Davis. While at Davis, he acted as a team coordinator for the UC Davis men's
basketball team, arranging all aspects of the basketball program.
Doug is now a member of the Gachina Landscape Management team, and manages a large number of their clients' properties.
He has been involved as a player, coach, and volunteer with the basketball team at MVHS for the past 10 years.
Currently, Doug is the assistant coach for the frosh-soph boys team.
This will be his second year as the Camp Director for Spartans Sports Camp.
Ricky Appler, Site Director
Ricky Appler is a Mountain View High School alum, class of 2007.
He was a four year basketball player at MVHS, earning all-league honors in his senior season.
Ricky is currently coaching basketball at Blach Intermediate School and at MVHS. He will be
attending San Francisco State in the fall.
Tommy Rutner, Assistant Director
Tommy Rutner is a graduate of Mountain View High School (class of 2012). In his time at MVHS,
he lettered in both Cross-Country and Track & Field, earning all-league for both sports his senior year.
He was the captain of both teams, as well as the MVP for the Track team during their 2012 campaign.
Off the track, Tommy is an Eagle Scout, his project being a native garden for a local elementary school.
Since his graduation in June 2012, Tommy has been studying biochemistry on a pre-med track at the University
of Southern California.
This will be Tommy’s second year at Spartans Sports Camp and first as the Assistant Director of
the Multi-Sport Camp.
Student assistants are high-achieving student-athletes at Mountain View HS that have gone through an extensive interview and training process.
All Staff is First Aid and CPR/AED certified to maximize camper safety.