Greg Lanthier Selected as Dickinson Replacement
Greg Lanthier was recently named as the Athletic Director at PVHS to replace Greg Dickinson who will become an Assistant Principal beginning the 2012-2013 school year.
Mr. Lanthier comes to the Central Coast from College of the Sequoias where he has been the Assistant Basketball Coach since 2010. Previously, he was the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Porterville Community College from 2005 – 2009 and at University of California, San Diego from 1994 – 2004. During his tenure at UCSD, he led their transition from an NCAA Division III Independent to a Division II Non-Scholarship CCAA Program. His high school experience includes teaching and coaching at Vista High School from 1989 – 2000 where he won CIF Division I championships in 1993 and 1994 and received multiple “Coach of the Year” awards. His best run as coach was from 1996 through 1999 when his teams went 55-20, including 20-5 in the 1998-99 season, just prior to the jump to Division II.
A basketball and baseball star at Mt. Carmel High School, he received his B.A. in Business Administration from Point Loma College and M.A. in Educational Leadership and Curriculum Development at National University. At Point Loma, Lanthier was the team’s point guard and helped the team win 100 games in his four years at the school. He ranked second all-time at the school in assists with 669 and was named to the school’s athletic Hall of Fame.
Pioneer Valley welcomes Mr. Lanthier to the land of the panthers! If you have any questions about PVHS Athletic Programs, please contact him at 922-1305, x5113 beginning August 3rd.