Coach Trevor Hoppe, also known as Coach Hop begins his 27th year of coaching and his 12th year as the head basketball coach and physical education/health education instructor at Southwestern Oregon Community College. Coach Hop has also served as the head coach at College of the Redwoods, as an assistant basketball coach at Menlo College, head coach at Ohlone College, assistant coach at San Jose City College, and an assistant coach at Humboldt State University.
In 2013-14 Coach Hop guided the Lakers to a record of 21-9, a NWAC Southern Region Co-Championship (its first since 2002) and a third consecutive trip to the NWAC tournament. Coach Hop was also honored as NWAC Southern Region Co-Coach of the year. In 2012-13 the Lakers finished second in the NWAC Southern Region and clinched another trip to the NWAC tournament. In 2011-12 the Lakers made an impressive run to the NWAC tournament and knocked off the number one seed Whatcom Community College. In 2007-08 Coach Hop guided the Lakers to a record of 22-11 and a trip to the final four of the NWAC tournament. Since taking over the program, he instituted a high scoring, high octane fastbreak brand of basketball. Coach Hop’s plan for the Lakers is to continue to play an up-tempo style of basketball while focusing on fundamentals, team play, and unselfishness.
Coach Hop earned his A.A. degree from College of the Redwoods and his B.A. and M.A. in Physical Education from Humboldt State University. Coach Hop is a member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Coach Hop is also active on campus at Southwestern he speaks annually at the freshman seminar series and conducts a summer youth basketball camp along with women’s basketball coach Jeff Johnson.
Coach Hop is married to Katherine Hoppe, who is the Tourism & Content Manager at The Mill Casino. Coach Hop and Katherine are the proud parents of two pets, their dogs Shortie and Vegas, they reside in North Bend.