Coach Rick has been involved in basketball all his life playing Varsity ball at Ceres High School in Modesto and coaching at the high school from 2011 through present.
In coach Shepard’s first two years at the High school level he coached at Monte Vista Freshman level and comprised a record of 42-10, winning the league title in 2011, In 2013 he coached at Acalanes High School at both the Varsity and JV level. Assisting at Varsity the team went 18-8 and as head coach in 2015 at the JV level his team went 19-7.
With coach Ricks son playing at Alhambra High School he chose to coach the Freshman team last year which won the league with a 25-1 record.
Rick has been a part of the SportStrong family for the past 9 years and has coached kids from our 5th grade teams through our high school teams with numerous league titles.