Tucson High School Sports

Arizona Wildcats as Head Coaches: Add Soccer Star Paige Maggio of Mountain View to List

Paige Maggio is only two years removed from her senior season at Arizona and now she is leading a program of her own at Mountain View High School as the girls soccer coach.

Maggio, known as Paige Crouch in her Arizona career from 2013-16 before her marriage, is the fifth different coach at Mountain View in the last eight years. The Mountain Lions are 4-1, only one win shy of last year’s win total in a 5-9-3 season.

During her Arizona career, Maggio was known for her flip throw-ins. She also had three game-winning shots as a senior in the 2016.

Maggio became connected with Mountain View when she played for FC Tucson last year.

She played under FC Tucson coach Amy Garelick, who is married to Mountain View principal Todd Garelick. Todd Garelick is also an assistant coach with the FC Tucson team.

Mountain View girls soccer coach Paige Maggio (middle) is a former Arizona player whose senior season was only two years ago (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Maggio’s hire increases the number of former Arizona athletes who presently are head coaches to 38.

Known as Paige Crouch while at Arizona, she became Paige Maggio recently when she became married

She is the second women’s soccer player to be hired in Tucson. Alex Davis has been Flowing Wells’ head coach since 2011. The complete list:

FORMER ARIZONA ATHLETES AS CURRENT HEAD COACHES

High school boys basketball (2)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Mike Bibby 1996-98 Phoenix Shadow Mountain 2014
Jason Stewart 1997-99 Encinitas (CA) San Dieguito 2014

Men’s college basketball (4)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Jason Gardner 1999-03 IUPUI 2014
Craig McMillan 1984-88 Santa Rosa (CA) JC 2000
Josh Pastner 1996-00 Georgia Tech 2016
Damon Stoudamire 1992-95 Pacific 2016

Men’s professional basketball (3)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Steve Kerr 1983-88 Golden State (NBA) 2014
Luke Walton 1999-03 L.A. Lakers (NBA) 2016
Joseph Blair 1992-96 Rio Grande (G-League) 2018

High school baseball (3)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Moises Duran 2001-04 Rio Rico 2014
Jason Hisey 1988-91 CDO 2019
David Landrith 1980-83 Pusch Ridge 2019

College baseball (2)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Tod Brown 1990-94 North Dakota State 2007
Bill Kinneberg 1979-80 Utah 2005

Professional baseball (1)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Terry Francona 1977-80 Cleveland (MLB) 2013

Women’s college basketball (2)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Brenda Frese 1989-93 Maryland 2002
Adia Barnes 1995-99 Arizona 2016

High school football (8)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Marcus Bell 1996-99 Eager Round Valley 2011
Robert Bonillas 1995-98 Desert View 2012
John Brandom 1986-89 Riverside (CA) Hillcrest 2015
Mark Keel 1979-82 Silverdale (WA) Central Kitsap 2000
Michael Klyce 2004-08 Los Angeles Locke 2017
Scott McKee 1999-02 Sahuaro 2009
Clarence McRae 2003-04 Mountain View 2012
Brandon Sanders 1995-98 Pueblo 2014

College football (1)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Edwin Mulitalo 1995-98 Southern Virginia 2018

College softball (5)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Debby Day 1989-91 Cal-Lutheran 2002
Kristie Fox 2004-07 UNLV 2017
Jennifer Martinez 2008-09 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 2017
Candace Abrams 2001-04 West Texas A&M 2018
Rebekah Quiroz 2002 Pima Community College 2019

High school softball (4)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Amy Baray-Rocha 1999 Salpointe 2015
Jackie Coburn 2002-05 Scottsdale Horizon 2013
Krista Humphreys 1993-96 Corona (Calif.) Centennial 2015
Jody Pruitt 1990-93 Peoria Sunrise Mountain 2011

High school soccer (2)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Alex Davis 2003-07 Flowing Wells 2011
Paige Maggio 2013-16 Mountain View 2018

College women’s tennis (1)

Player Years/UA Team Start
Danielle Steinberg 2005-09 Kansas State 2014

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