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Mike Marcial

Head Coach
Coach Mike Marcial

After a 36-year hiatus, the College of San Mateo Men’s Basketball program took the floor for the Bulldogs during the 2019-2020 season. Coach Marcial led the Bulldogs to a 14-14 overall regular-season record and the program’s first-ever CCCAA Northern California playoff berth. The Bulldogs finished in third place in the Coast-North Conference, beat two state-ranked teams, and finished in the state’s top ten in transition points during the regular season. Due to COVID-19, the 2020-2021 season was suspended across the state.

Coach Marcial came to CSM in the summer of 2018 after completing four seasons as the Associate Head Coach for Bellevue University located in Bellevue, Nebraska. During his tenure at Bellevue from 2014-2018, Marcial was the program’s recruiting coordinator, offensive coordinator, academic coordinator, and strength and conditioning coach. He also assisted with on-floor coaching, scouting, player development, and offseason workouts. During his time at Bellevue, the Bruins won four straight conference championships, appeared in four consecutive NAIA national tournaments, won two conference tournament championships, and made a run to the 2017 NAIA Final Four.

The Clovis, California native previously coached at Fresno City College before his stint at Bellevue and helped guide the Rams to two successive Central Valley Conference titles, two CCCAA Northern California berths, and an Elite Eight appearance in 2014. While on staff at Fresno City, the Rams accumulated an overall record of 54-10.

Prior to his two-year return to Fresno, Coach Marcial spent the 2011-2012 season at Lassen College in Susanville, California as the head assistant coach, and in 2010-2011 he was the video coordinator at his alma mater, Sacramento State.

Marcial received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Sacramento State and attained his master’s in kinesiology from Fresno Pacific University in 2012

Mike Barton

Assistant Coach
Coach Mike Barton

Coach Barton grew up in Daly City, California and played at Westmoor High School, where he was one of the top players on the Peninsula. Following his high school career, Coach Barton played two years at Canada Junior College in Redwood City under California Community College Hall of Fame Coach Mike Legarza. After completing two years at Canada Junior College, Coach Barton was recruited by several Division II colleges in Northern California. Coach Barton ultimately decided to stay close to his family and attend Menlo College where he completed his final two years of eligibility.

After his playing career ended, Coach Barton returned to Canada Junior College where he began his coaching career under Coach Legarza. As the lead assistant coach, Coach Barton was responsible for player development, conditioning, scouting and recruiting. While at Canada College, Coach Barton had the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica, where he assisted in coaching a select team of under 18U in the Youth Basketball America International Tournament, where his team beat Panama 59-52 in the gold medal game.

Coach Barton spent 5 years from 2014-2019 at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, California coaching in the ultra-competitive West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL). Between 2014 and 2017 Coach Barton was the head Junior Varsity basketball coach. During this time, Coach Barton led his teams to 2 WCAL League Championships, 3 Purple & Gold Classic Tournament championships and a Spartan Classic Tournament championship while achieving an overall record of 67-25 (.73 percent winning percentage).

In 2018-2019 Coach Barton was promoted to a Varsity Assistant coach, where he was responsible for player development and scouting. During the season, Coach Barton helped the team to 20 wins and an appearance in the Division II Northern California Championship game.

During his time at Junipero Serra High School Coach Barton had the privilege to increase his basketball knowledge under Varsity Head Coach Chuck Rapp, who was selected as the California State Basketball Coach of the Year in 2015 and is regarded as one of the top high school coaches in Northern California. In the same year, they won the Central Coast Section Open Division Championship and the following year they won the Division II California State Championship with players Coach Barton coached and developed. While at Junipero Serra High School Coach Barton coached and help develop (1) WCAL Player of the Year, (6) First Team All-League players, (4) Second Team All-League players and (7) Honorable Mention All-League players.

Coach Barton enters his third season as an Assistant coach for the College of San Mateo where he will be responsible for recruiting, scouting, player development and assisting with on court preparation. During his first year with the program, he helped the Bulldogs to an overall record of 14-15, including a conference record of 8-6, which placed them third in the Coast-North. In addition, the Bulldogs made the state playoffs in their first year of competition after a 36 year absence.

Coach Barton holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Menlo College (1999). He also has a Master’s degree in Business Management with a minor in Human Resource Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management (2013).

Andrew Kochevar

Assistant Coach
Coach Andrew Kochevar

Coach Drew joins the College of San Mateo men’s basketball coaching staff ahead of the 2021-2022 season. He comes to the Bulldogs after spending the 2019-20 season as an assistant coach at San Francisco State University (NCAA D2) under head coach Vince Inglima. He was involved in all Gator basketball operations including on-court coaching, practice drill implementation, player skill development, film breakdown, opponent scouting reports, game day management, social media, and recruiting.

Prior to his arrival at SF State, he was an assistant coach at Cañada College in Redwood City under head coach Matt Lee. The Colts finished the 2018-19 campaign with a 22-8 mark and reached the semifinals of the CCCAA Northern California Championship Tournament, eventually losing to City College of San Francisco, the California state runner-up.

Before moving to the collegiate level, Kochevar was the head JV and varsity assistant coach at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo. In 2012-13, he was the varsity assistant coach at Westmoor High School in Daly City. That year, the Rams finished the season 23-5 and won the PAL Tournament Championship.

Kochevar grew up in Pacifica, Ca. and graduated from Junipero Serra High School in 2003. Playing under head coach Chuck Rapp, he saw tremendous success both on and off the court. A three-year starter on the varsity team, Kochevar wrapped up his senior year by winning the first WCAL boys basketball championship in school history. That year, he was named the West Catholic Athletic League Player of the Year, San Mateo County Times Player of the Year, and was a First Team All-CCS selection.

He continued his basketball and academic career at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Ca. (NCAA D2). During the 2005-06 campaign, the Seawolves captured the only California Collegiate Athletic Association conference championship in school history. He was an All-CCAA selection during his junior and senior season.

He holds a B.A. in Sociology from Sonoma State University (2008) and a M.A. in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University Irvine (2021).