Boys & Girls Clubs Basketball Director Byron Windsor Named NBA Jr. Coach of the Year

Santa Cruz, CA — On June 12, 2023, the NBA announced that Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz County Basketball Director Bryon Windsor was selected as a finalist for the Jr. NBA’s 2022-23 Community Coach of the Year Award. The award honors local coaches who have made a lasting impact on their community and focus on teaching life lessons to develop young individuals into healthy, well-rounded and confident adults. Windsor is the only finalist selected from a G League team (the Santa Cruz Warriors), up against finalists from the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors.

Windsor serves as both the Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County’s recreation basketball league and the full-time Clubhouse Director of the Joe & Linda Aliberti Clubhouse in Scotts Valley. In addition to coordinating and running the local basketball program, Windsor serves as a mentor for coaches, officiates games in the league and develops new programs that support the growth of the youth and staff at all Boys & Girls Club clubhouses across Santa Cruz County. Windsor is committed to teaching youth about health and physical fitness, building confidence and self-worth, and supporting their academic success and growth.

Windsor’s recognition was announced by the Santa Cruz Warriors in conjunction with the NBA and was featured on local news station KSBW (click here to see the full video).



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