Barry Green is in his fifth season as the head women’s basketball coach having taken over in 2010-11 in the 11th game of the season after it was decided that John Taylor, who had began the season as both the men’s and women’s head basketball coach would coach just the men.
He currently has a record of 91-76 and has had three of his teams make playoffs.
He enters his 23th season as Marauder coach, his seventh with the women’s basketball squad, moving over after the retirement of Newton Chelette as men’s coach. Green was the men’s assistant coach for 18 years.
Green came to AVC from CSU Bakersfield, where he was a graduate assistant coach for the basketball team.
A graduate of Merced High School, Green was the team’s most valuable player as well as the Central California Conference’s MVP. He also played football and baseball for the Bears.
Green played at Columbia College in Sonora for one year, winning Central Valley Conference honorable mention honors.
He then moved to Eastern Montana, where he played for three years and received his bachelor’s in physical education. He was named the team’s most valuable player in his senior year and was a first team All-Great Northwest Conference selection. He was a second team selection in his sophomore and junior seasons. He received his master’s degree in physical education from Azusa Pacific.
In 2000, he became a permanent member of the AVC faculty, was granted tenure and was named the Marauder Women’s Tennis team head coach.
Green spent one season as head coach of the boys’ team at Trona High School, coming away with a 17-6 record.
Green and his wife, Julie, reside in Lancaster with their daughter, Bailey who played two years for the Marauders, and son, Julian.