Coaches

Rich Endres

Program Head Coach

Coach Endres is now entering his 22nd season as head coach of the Lancer Basketball Program. The Ventura County Hall of fame coach’s teams have won nine Marmonte League Championships and have won over twenty games per season in the last eleven out of twelve years. Coach has been selected Marmonte League Coach of the Year six times. The Lancers Coach has been honored by being selected Ventura County Coach of the Year three times and Division 2AA CIF Coach of the Year. The Lancers went to the CIF Finals three times, winning in 2009.

At coach’s side is his lovely wife Michele of 36 years and two wonderful children: his daughter Brittany, a graduate of CSUN and son Eric who has earned his Master’s degree in Architecture and is married to his wife Zasha with seven year old granddaughter Sofia and five year old Emely

Steve Ornelaz

Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Ornelaz graduated from TOHS in 1977 and set the bar high in the Lancer program, as he broke 10 individual varsity records his senior year.  His scoring average of 24.7 points per game ranks #2 in TO history & his rebounding records that he set 40 years ago still remain today!  He was the first Lancer to earn Marmonte League Player Of The Year, Ventura County Player Of The Year and All CIF in the same season.  He went on to excel at both Moorpark College and West Texas State University. Upon completing his college career, he competed at the professional level for several years in Mexico.  Coach Ornelaz has also been inducted into 2 Halls Of Fame: in 2006 for his professional playing days in Mexico and in the Ventura County Sports Hall Of Fame, Class Of 2017.

Today, he trains and works with the young and upcoming basketball talent in Ventura County.  Many of them are current and future Lancers!  He assists them in developing their athletic talent, helping them to take their game to a higher level.

Jeff Francis

Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Francis is in his sixth year with the Lancers. He was born and raised in New Jersey, where he played basketball for Atlantic County Community College for 2 years. He moved to Thousand Oaks in 1987. He was on the staff at Westlake High School from 1995 until 2002 where he served  as the Soph-Frosh coach for 2 years and then became an assistant coach to the varsity for the remaining years.

He has been active for over 25 years in baseball and basketball in the Conejo Valley. He has two sons Derrick and Dylan.

Logan Baltau

Junior Varsity Head Coach

This is Logan's second year coaching the Junior Varsity Team.  He played basketball at Hillcrest Christian School ('09-'12). He was a team captain for 3 seasons and was an All-League Selection 3 times. As a junior he was named MVP after leading the league in assists and rebounds, and finishing second in the league in scoring. He was unable to play as a senior due to injuries but he stayed involved with the program as a varsity and middle school assistant coach. Logan went on to continue his playing career at multiple junior colleges for 2 years.

Coach Logan Baltau's began his coaching career as the Varsity and Middle school assistant coach at Hillcrest Christian. After one season he transitioned into coaching AAU basketball for Conejo Valley Basketball Club.  Coach Baltau is currently the Program Director and Operations Manager for Conejo Valley Basketball Club, the largest club program in the Ventura County area. The has also served as Don MacLean's lead assistant with CAA NBA Pre-Draft process the past five years, in which he has worked with over twenty active NBA Players.

Wayne Myers

Sophomore / Freshman Head Coach

Coach Wayne Meyers has been involved in coaching basketball at the high school level for fourteen years and and at the club level for over five years. This is Coach Meyers second year coaching the Soph/Frosh team after taking a coaching hiatus for a few years.

Coach Myers graduated from Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana and has an MBA from Pepperdine University. He draws support from his wife, Cheryl, daughters Kristin and Keri, sons Kevin and Kasey, along with nine grandchildren.

Chris Cornell

Freshman Head Coach

Coach Chris Cornell grew up in New York and New Jersey. He attended Providence College in Rhode Island where he received his degree in Business Administration.

This is Coach Chris' second year coaching the Freshman Team.  He has as been involved locally with basketball for the last 15 years including CYBA as a coach and board member as well as coaching the Thousand Oaks V-League Club team for three years.  Coach Chris was an integral part of establishing the Conejo Youth Basketball Club (CYBC) which is the preeminent club program in the Ventura County.

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