Scott Altenberg (Football - Head Coach)
Scott Altenberg has been at Junipero Serra High School for 26 years (21 as Head Coach). "I am very proud of what we do at Serra. A successful program needs not only great student-athletes and quality coaching, but also dedicated supporters as well.
Academically, we send 100% of our students to college. Athletically, we have a rich tradition of CIF championships, Division 1 scholarships, and have been blessed to have a number of NFL players as well."
Bernard McCrumby (Boys Basketball - Head Coach)
Coach Bernard McCrumby's is in his 10th year at coaching Serra high school and 3rd year as the Varsity Head Coach. He worked for 7 years as an Assistant Coach to Dwan Hurt. Coach Bernard helped guide the Cavaliers to 4 CIF Championships 10, 12, 13, 16 and one State Championship in 2010. Coach Bernard McCrumby has over 15 years on Coaching experience. Prior to Serra High School, Bernard worked as an Assistant at his Alma Mater, St. Bernard High School under Coach Bob Alaniz helping guide the Vikings to two CIF Championship appearances.
Coach Bernard earned his Bachelor's Degree in Urban Studies and Sociology and a Masters in Educational Counseling from National University. He is a City Planner for the City of Inglewood and is married to his beautiful wife, Danielle.
Martel London (Boys Baseball - Head Coach)
Attended Inglewood High School where he received two All League honors and an Honorable Mention for All-State. During Senior season, hit .535 with 9 home runs, 16 doubles and 28 stolen bases, earning a roster spot as a starter in the High School All-Star Game. He later Played Junior College baseball at Los Angeles Community College, where he was selected as an All League outfielder. Later, he Transferred to Texas Southern University and won a Division one Conference championship ring. That summer he played summer ball in the elite California collegiate league, where he was selected as an All League outfielder, as well as a roster spot for the Wichita All-Tournament Team. Transferred to Brescia University (Kentucky), and missed a portion of the season due to injury, later he returned to hit .360 12HR 33rbi’s 18 2B to help Brescia capture its first Conference Championship and advance to the Regionals. London decided to take his years of experience and knowledge and give back to his community. He was an assistant Coach for the Los Angeles Baron’s summer ball team via the MLB Academy. A few short months later in the Fall of 2010 London would join the Serra baseball family as an assistant Coach taking over as Head Coach in 2016 were he has trained and mentored more than 10 Major League Baseball draft picks and over 30 Collegiate stand outs with more to come. “I believe the lessons learned on the field are transcendent; if the focus is to groom generations of great Men.”
Robert Duffy (Boys Soccer - Head Coach)
Coach Duffy has over 14 years of head coaching experience. He has been the Head Coach for 6 years at Junipero Serra High School. US National Coaching License, Member of US Olympic Development Program & Member of the University of Scranton Soccer Team.
Daryl Adams (Girls Volleyball - Head Coach)
Coach Daryl Adams has been playing since he was 15 at Los Angeles High School. Twice outstanding defensive player, all league 2 years. Went on to play recreational ball, and then organized tourneys at the national level. He started training players privately, which led to his coaching job at Westchester High School leading them to their first City Championship in over 2 decades. He came to Serra to help a friend, which led to the Head coaching position. "Coach D" as he is called focuses on academics with access to volleyball. He currently has 16 kids to his credit with scholarships, 4 pros, and 4 coaches.
Outside of coaching, he plays on many recreation teams plays all over the country. He loves Sunday rides on his Harley and spending time with friends.
McKinsey Hadley (Girls Basketball - Head Coach)
Coach McKinsey Hadley began coaching basketball in 1991, where he developed his coaching philosophy in Park Leagues and on the AAU basketball circuit. His love for the game was honed by many years of playing in inner city L.A. in the 1980's. Coach Hadley attended LACES High School and Serra High School, graduating from LACES in 1992. In 1998, he became the Associate Head Boys' Basketball Coach at LACES, where he stayed for 8 years.
In 2007, McKinsey became the Head Girls' Basketball coach at Serra, where he coaches presently. His accomplishments include the following:
- 5 consecutive CIF finals appearances 2009-2013
- 3 consecutive CIF championships 2010-2012
- 6x California State Regional finals appearances 2011-2015, 2018
- 2x California State Champion 2013, 2018
- 3x Area Coach of the Year 2011-2013
- 2x California State Coach of the Year 2013,2018
Coach Hadley enjoys teaching the game of basketball as a way to build and reveal character. He promotes the importance of inner strength and self discipline. His teams have exemplified the power of personal growth as a way to positively affect overall team success.
Russell Biggs (Girls & Boys Track & Field - Head Coach)
Russell Biggs is regarded as one of Track & Field's biggest supporters and brightest minds. He started his coaching career in the early 1990’s at Inglewood High School, where in his first year as Head Coach he took a kid, LeAndrew Childs from 21'09 to 24'08 and he was crowned State Champ in the long jump. The very next year he took an unknown sprinter Brandon Crockett from 10.75 in the 100 meters all the way down to 10.40. Biggs has been involved in the training and development of athletes since the early 1990’s on the High School, Collegiate and Professional levels.
In 2012, while coaching the jumps at Serra, Biggs pulled off a feat of in California high school track-and-field that had never been seen before. On the boys side his sophomore long jumper, Adoree Jackson claimed the state title on his first jump which was over 25 feet. On the girls side, his senior long jumper, Alexis Faulknor claimed the state title on her very last jump sailing over 20 feet. He has coached various other high school athletes and most recently has been working with college football athletes to gain speed & explosiveness primarily through his alma mater, USC, where he played football in the early 1980’s. Biggs is known as a vibrant leader and master motivator, encouraging the young athlete not only to excel on the track but in the classroom and in life.
He prepped at Roosevelt High School (Gary, Indiana), where he played football and ran track for the legendary John Campbell who won 13 state championships in a row. From there, he went west to San Jose City College and was recruited to USC as a running back in 1981.
Dejanae Gore (Girls Cheer - Head Coach)
Dejanae Gore will begin her first year with us this fall and has a wealth of knowledge in the sport of cheer. She was a cheerleader from the age of 3 until she graduated college, and has over 10 years of coaching experience. Coach Dejanae was on Varsity at Lakewood High School and went on to become the Captain of her team at Langston University.
In 2018, she coached and led her team to their first ever Grand Championship, and has several other first place trophies under her belt. Her experience includes stunts, gymnastics and choreography.
She is excited to join the Serra Family and looks forward to an amazing year. Welcome Coach Dejanae!
Cassandra Sorto (Girls Softball - Head Coach)
Cassandra was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from West Adams Preparatory High School and earned a Bachelor’s at Graceland University. She is currently working on my Master’s Degree at Grand Canyon University.
She started coaching for the simple purpose to motivate the younger generation and teach them about how sports can go beyond more than just playing. She has coached softball for 6 years; levels from middle school, high school, and travel ball.
She played softball for 12 years; travel ball, high school, and D1 NAIA. Cassandra's primary position was always catcher, because her twin sister was the pitcher. Her goal for the program is to continue having success, discipline, and to motivate the students both academically and athletically. Welcome Coach Sorto!