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Clairemont Girls Basketball Coaching Staff

Varsity Head Coach – Michelle Mannisto

Coach Mannisto has a Masters and Bachelor Degree in Physical Education & Exercise Science. Currently, she is finishing her 2nd Masters Degree in Athletic Administration. Michelle played NCAA Division I Basketball at the University of Detroit. She was All-State in Basketball and Track. Her high school team won a Michigan State Championship and held #1 State Rankings. Michelle has been a California Realtor since 2001 and has sold over 100 homes/63 million in sales.

JV Head Coach – Katelyn Pearson

Katelyn played NCAA Division I Basketball at IUPI in Indiana. She was the top scorer in California at the Community College Level and a star player at Shasta High School in Redding, CA. Shasta went to the California State Finals when Katelyn was on their squad. Currently, Katelyn is married, owns her own business and is raising her one year old son Nash.

Assistant Varsity Coach/Post Player Coach – Suzanne Munro

Sue played at college basketball at Highland Park Community College in Detroit, MI. She was a 1000 point high school scorer and was the starting high scoring post player for the #1 Michigan state high school team. Sue is happily married to Nate Kurtz and she is enjoying her career at Sony.


Off Season Training Instructor – Laurie Byrd

Previous NCAA DI and WNBA Coach/Current Sante Fe Christian High School Coach.
Previous Professional Basketball Player/Basketball Hall of Fame Eastern Michigan Player.

Scouting Coach – Roger Moses

Roger comes to us with many years of college basketball coaching as well as some high school seasons. He will be scouting our league games for us while we are playing our games. His local girls’ basketball knowledge is extensive and will a great contribution to our program.