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University of Guam

Head Coach, Men's and Women's Soccer

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Office Location: Calvo Field House
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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An alumnus of the University of Guam, Hidalgo received a Bachelor of Arts in Education with a concentration in physical education from UOG in 1994. Thirteen years later, Hidalgo earned a Masters of Science in exercise science from California University of Pennsylvania and with it the NASM–Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) credential.  He also holds the Asian Football Confederation “B” Coaching License.

University of Guam

Head Coach, Men's Basketball

Athletics
Office Location: Calvo Field House
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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Last spring, Tipton served as the interim coach for a Triton Men's Basketball team that returned to the court for the first time in 15 years competing in the FIBA-sanctioned Guam Basketball Association last spring. The team, composed of all walk-on players, finished with two wins and 10 losses.

Tipton has extensive experience coaching basketball locally and internationally. He is currently the head coach of the U18 Junior National Team and is the head coach of the Southern High School boy’s basketball team. He served as either the head coach or assistant coach in several of Guam’s gold-winning national teams:

  • Guam U17 Junior National Team Head Coach-2012 MBT- GOLD
  • Guam U19 Junior National Team Head Coach-2013 MBT-GOLD
  • Guam Woman’s Senior National Team Assistant Coach 2014 Micronesia Games- GOLD
  • Guam Men’s Senior National Team Assistant Coach-2015 Pacific Games, Papau Guniea-GOLD
  • Guam U16 Junior National Team Head Coach- 2015 MBT- GOLD

Tipton earned a B.S. in Physical Education from Northland International University in Dunbar, Wisconsin in 2008, and holds a International Basketball Federation (FIBA) level one coaching certification. He is also a candidate in the FIBA Europe Coaching Certificate program and works with The Basketball Embassy, an international organization that helps to develop European national basketball programs through working with youth.

 
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