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    Coach Josh Budde is entering his 6th season as the Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Westlake High School. The Warriors went 21-9 in his first year and lost in the CIFSS Div 4 Sweet 16. The Warriors finished the COVID season 21-3 and CIF State Div 2A Champions as the 8 Seed for first time in school history, made CIFSS Final Four for first time in school history, Marmonte League Champions for the First time since 2005(Named Marmonte League Coach of the Year & Ventura County Coach of the Year), and 2021 Acorn Team and Coach of the Year!


    He has previously coached four years at Agoura High School as the Boys JV, SF, F Head Coach, and Varsity Assistant; 1 year at Simi Valley High School as the Boys JV Head Coach and Varsity Assistant; 1 year at Westlake High School as the Boys Freshman Head Coach; and most recently three years at Saint Bonaventure High School as the Boys Soph/Frosh Head Coach and Varsity Assistant where he came off of a Tri-Valley League Championship going 5-0. In 2017-2018, he was part of the CIFSS Div. 4AA Finalist team.


    Coach Budde spent 12 years as the Associate Head Coach for Valley Thunder Club Basketball until March 2019, spent 2 years at TruHoops, 1 year at 805 Raptors and is in his 2nd year at Sports Academy.


    Coach Budde has served 26 years in the United States Navy (Active and Reserves). He retired on June 1, 2022 as a Master Chief Petty Officer from VR-55 at Point Mugu, CA. He has been on two Deployments on an Aircraft Carrier and one Mobilization that included a two-month deployment to the United Arab Emirates.


    Coach Budde received a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the University of Phoenix and holds a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University. He has also earned Teaching Credentials in Physical Education and Mathematics. He is entering his 5th year at Westlake High School as a Math Teacher and a PE Teacher at High School and has taught for three years at Saint Bonaventure High School. His son, Tre’Shon Wilson, is a Westlake High School Alumni, Class of 2011. Coach Budde enjoys spending time with his friends, family, and especially his wife, Yashica, with whom he resides in Thousand Oaks, CA.

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    Coach Baylea Altom is entering her 2nd Season at Westlake High School. Coach Altom was born and raised in Arkansas where she continued her education at Arkansas Tech University, obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and an Associate of Arts in Psychology. She played varsity basketball in high school, helping her team to win championships at the district and regional levels as well as qualifying for the state championship. She also spent three years coaching youth girl’s basketball. During her undergraduate education, she was captain of her intramural flag football team, and she still enjoys playing catch anytime she’s at the beach. When she isn’t working in the operating room, she is either reading or going to the gym! Her experience in the operating room as well as past coaching positions has provided strengths such as great communication, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and patience. Coach Altom is outgoing, friendly, and eager to teach as well as learn with her fellow coaches and the players.


  • Tre’Quawn Browning (Coach Que)

    Tre’Quawn Browning, known as Coach Que, is entering his first season at Westlake High School, is a South Carolina native with 7-8 years of experience in skills development and coaching basketball. He attended the University of South Carolina, where he served as a practice player and manager under the mentorship of Dawn Stanley. During his time at the university, he was part of the Gamecocks' championship run from 2017 to 2019.


    Coach Que is excited to join the team, along with his family, and looks forward to a productive and successful season.


    Quote to live by: "Failure to prepare is planning to fail."