Eph head men's basketball coach Mike Maker is a native of Salinas, California, and he starred at North Salinas HS before beginning his collegiate coaching career leading the women's team at Hartnell College.
Maker has guided the Ephs to consecutive appearances in the Division III national semifinals. A year ago the Ephs came up a little short in the title tilt, falling 78-73 to Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
In just three years at the Ephs helm Maker has already racked up 76 wins against just 13 losses (.854) and he owns an impressive 8-1 mark in NCAA Tourney play. In the last two seasons Maker has directed the Ephs to 59 wins against just four losses.
His Ephs have won or shared the Little Three title all three years (winning the title outright twice) and has posted undefeated regular season records in the last two seasons in NESCAC play.
Read the profile of Mike Maker on the TheCalifornian.com HERE.