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. Doug works full time as an Account Manager for Cagwin & Dorward Landscape in San Jose.
Doug was involved as a player, coach, and volunteer with the MVHS Boys Basketball team for over 10 years. Doug coached in 2015 as an assistant for the Foothill College women's basketball team and in 2016 he was head coach for the freshman boys basketball program at MVHS. In 2017, Doug was the head coach of the MVHS girls JV basketball team. Doug also has experience coaching at the middle school level - he was an assistant at Blach for 2 seasons and coached the Foothill NJB 7th Grade Boys (Level 2) All-Net team in 2018 . In addition, he was a graduate manager for the UC Davis men's basketball team in 2011-12.
2018 is his seventh year as the Camp Director for Spartans Sports Camp.
Richard Appler, Associate Director
An MVHS alum, Richard was a four year basketball player for the Spartans, earning all-league honors in his senior season. While pursuing his degree in Broadcast & Electronic Communications at San Francisco State University, Richard is also a serving as a Site Manager for Recess 101, currently working at St. Justin School in Santa Clara.
Richard has a strong passion for coaching basketball, and has been doing so locally for over seven years. After three seasons as Frosh/Soph coach and one season as a Varsity Assistant, he was recently named Head Coach of the Boy's Varsity team at Lynbrook High School in San Jose.
2018 will be Richard's seventh summer as Associate Director for Spartans Sports Camp.
Chris Arshad, Assistant Director (Multi-Sport)
Chris Arshad was born and raised in San Mateo where he graduated from Hillsdale High School in 2013. Chris dedicated his time and effort on four years of varsity basketball for the Hillsdale Knights. He currently attends the College of San Mateo in pursuit of his bachelors degree in marketing. Chris is very passionate about fitness, being outdoors, and various sports!
This will be Chris's second year as Assistant Director (Multi-Sport) for Spartans Sports Camp.
Student assistants are high-achieving student-athletes at Mountain View HS that have gone through
an extensive interview and training process. Click here to learn more about our counselors!
All Staff is First Aid and CPR/AED certified to maximize camper safety.