Athletic Staff

Athletic Director/Boys Tennis - Kevin Aust

Kevin Aust

Basketball Coach: 2000-2008
Biblical Studies Teacher: 2001-04
Student Activities Director: 2005-2008
Athletic Director: 2008-present
Undergraduate Studies - Azusa Pacific University - Christian Ministries
Graduate Studies - National University - Education Administration

Athletics Administrative Assistant - Allison Bates



Assistant AD/Football - Mark Bates

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Assistant AD/Boys Basketball - Jon Shaw

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1994-1995 Master’s College Asst.Coach
1995-1997 McClintock HS Asst.Coach
1997-2002 Grace Academy HS Head Coach / AD
2002-2004 University of Oklahoma Graduate Asst.
2004-2007 Highland HS Head Coach
2007-2008 Cascade College Head Coach
2008-2010 Mercer University Asst.Coach
2010- Village Christian Head Coach
1995 BA History Master’s College
2003 MA Educational Administration University of Oklahoma

Head Athletic Trainer - Diana Putignano

Diana Putignano


Diana Putignano has a Bachelors in Exercise Science from the University of Iowa and a Masters in Education from Arizona State University. She began her journey at VCS in 2008 as the Head Athletic Trainer and currently teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology and Sports Medicine courses. Diana serves as a clinical preceptor for the Athletic Training Education Program at California State University, Northridge, and she works at Glendale Adventist Medical Center in the Therapy and Wellness Center.