Senior Director, Youth Basketball

Now in his fifteenth year with the Golden State Warriors, Addiego has been spearheading the Warriors youth basketball efforts since their inception in 2000. In that time, Warriors Basketball Camp and the Junior Warriors Basketball League have grown into one of the largest youth basketball programs in the NBA with more than 160,000 participants from all over the world.

In addition to directing hundreds of sessions of Warriors Basketball Camp, Addiego also served as the director of following high-profile camps - Run TMC Fantasy Camp (featuring Chris Mullin, Mitch Richmond and Tim Hardaway); Stephen Curry Overnight Camp and Splash Brothers Fantasy Basketball Clinic (featuring Stephen & Dell Curry and Klay & Mychal Thompson). Addiego and his staff are also responsible for conducting clinics, Warrior 4 A Day and community basketball events for many of the Warriors corporate partners and clients.

Addiego played collegiately at San Francisco State University, where he was a three-year starter and co-captain for the Gators. While at SFSU, he received his bachelor's degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies. His youth coaching experience includes a wide variety of levels including high school, CYO, YMCA and more.


Manager, Youth Basketball

An eight-year member of the Warriors youth basketball department, Melendez brings a wealth of experience as it relates to youth basketball. Prior to joining the Warriors, Melendez served five years as the youth sports coordinator for the City of Hercules, where he was a league director for the Junior Warriors Basketball League. He first joined the Warriors Basketball Camp staff in 2001 as a lead coach/counselor. In all, Melendez has been coaching youth basketball for the past 17 years including the past four years at the high school level with Head-Royce School in Oakland where he is currently a varsity assistant.

Ben Clarfield
Coordinator, Youth Basketball

In his fourth year as a full-time member of the Warriors youth basketball department, Clarfield brings a well-rounded, organized approach to teaching the game of basketball. Prior to being named full-time, Clarfield served as a intern in youth basketball for two years. He joined the Warriors after completing his degree in Sociology with a minor in Sports Management at UC Santa Barbara in 2007. While attending Santa Barbara, he assisted with recruiting and was the team manager for the men’s basketball team for two seasons.

Jose Rivera
Assistant, Youth Basketball

Starting his first year as a full-time member of the Warriors youth basketball department, Rivera joined the Warriors Basketball Camp staff after completing his high school career at De La Salle HS, Concord in 2008. An All-State player in high school, Rivera went on to play junior college basketball at Citrus College in Southern California where he again received All-State honors. He played one year of Division I basketball at the University of Pacific before transferring to Cal State San Marcos where he was an NAIA All-American and one of the top three point shooters in the country.

The Warriors Basketball Camp staff is made up of some of the finest coaches and players around. See our list of current and former coaches below:

Garry Hill-Thomas Former collegiate player - Nevada; Former professional - NBDL & New Zealand
Steiv Boyd Former collegiate player - Dominican College
Kevin Butler Former collegiate player - UC Riverside; ESPN City Slam Dunk Champion
Monika Roberts Former collegiate player - Providence; Former professional - Turkey
Jono Metzger-Jones Former collegiate player - Pacific; Former professional - Switzerland; Asst Coach - UC Santa Barbara
Donny Guerinoni Former collegiate player - Nevada; Asst Coach - LSU
Julius Hicks Former collegiate player - Oregon; Former professional overseas; Asst Coach - CS Fullerton
Roy Byrd Former player - Harlem Globetrotters
Chaunita Smith Former collegiate player - San Jose State; Former professional - Switzerland
Lamisha Augustine Former collegiate player - San Jose State; Current professional - Ukraine
Jason Williams Former collegiate player - Pacific; Former professional - ABA & Korea
Rick Croy Former collegiate player - SF State; Asst Coac - St. Mary's College
Mitch Charlens Former collegiate player - SF State; Head Coach - San Diego City College
Phil Handy Former collegiate player - Hawaii; Former professional - NBA & Australia
Quentin Thomas Former Collegiate player - North Carolina
Nican Robinson Former Collegiate player - Cal
Alex Harris Former collegiate player - UC Santa Barbara
Vinnie McGhee Collegiate player - CS Northridge
Dominic Green Collegiate player - George Washington
Jamal Boykin Collegiate player - Cal
Frank Otis Collegiate player - SMU
Booker Harris Former collegiate player - USF; Asst Coach - San Diego
Tamara Monson Former collegiate player - UCLA; Asst Coach - Mitty HS
Bryan Hahn Former collegiate player - Westmont; Asst Coach - Granada HS
Matt Stanley Former collegiate player - Lewis & Clark; Asst Coach - Foothill College
DaShawn Freeman Former collegiate player - Sacramento State; Former professional - CBA
Mark Collins Former professional player - Denmark
Ryan Madry Former collegiate player - West Georgia; Asst Coach - CS Fullerton
Will Kimble Former collegiate player - Pepperdine & UTEP; Asst Coach - Pepperdine
Monica Mertle Former collegiate player - St. Mary's
Doni Noble Former collegiate player – Sonoma St.
Kenneth Alexander Former collegiate player - CS Fullerton
Ivan Elliott Former collegiate player - UC Santa Barbara
Chris Devine Former Collegiate player - UC Santa Barbara
Heidi VanDerveer Former Head Coach - Minnesota Lynx (WNBA)
Vanessa Nygard Former collegiate player - Stanford; Former professional - WNBA
James Blake Former collegiate player - British Columbia; Asst Coach - CS Northridge
Bryan Gardere Former collegiate player - Kansas Wesleyan; Head Varsity Girls Coach - Piedmont HS
Ted Bell Former collegiate player - UC Riverside
Lloyd Cook Former collegiate player - UC Riverside
Randall Harding Former collegiate player - CS Bakersfield
DJ Smedley Former collegiate player - Illinois-Chicago; Current professional - France
Reyna Fortenberry Former collegiate player - Boise State
Heather Oesterle Former collegiate player - Michigan
Katherine Smith Former collegiate player - CS Bakersfield
Nate Carter Former collegiate player - UC Riverside & Oklahoma
Victor Venters Former collegiate player - Montana
Ben Larson Former collegiate player - Cal Poly SLO
Mark Peters collegiate player - UC Riverside; Former professional - Germany
Robert Vaughn Former collegiate player – Central Michigan
Omar Samhan Professional player – Lithuania; Forer Collegiate player - St. Mary's College
Will Cherry Collegiate player – Montana University
Matt Ballard Collegiate player – San Jose St.
Mac Peterson Former collegiate player – San Jose St.
Aalim Moor Collegiate player – San Jose St.
Dana Andrews Former collegiate player – Cal State Monterey Bay
Joe Henson Collegiate player – San Jose St.
Demario Sims Collegiate player – Chico St.
Ryan Wessels Former collegiate player – San Francisco St.
Jermaine Baker Former collegiate player – Orange Coast College; Former Asst coach – Banning High School
Mike Wood Former collegiate player – Cal State Easy Bay; Current Head Coach – Granada High School
Jerryck Owens Professional Player - Portugal
Justin Williams-Bell Former collegiate player – UC Riverside; Current Assistant Coach – Concordia University
Chris Clock Former collegiate player – NDNU; Current professional – France
Dan Maldanado Former collegiate player – NDNU; Asst Coach – NDNU
Jimmy Herrera Former collegiate player – UC Santa Cruz; Asst Coach – Foothill College
Moses Omolade Former collegiate player – San Jose State
Shafon Rollins Former collegiate player – USF
Dontae Bryant Former collegiate player – USF
Hameed Ali Collegiate player – Texas A&M Corpus Christi
DJ Broome Collegiate player – Humboldt State
Oly Larkin Former collegiate player – Sonoma State
Jose Rivera Collegiate player – Pacific/UC San Marcos
Justin Joyner Former collegiate player – UC Santa Barbara
Tim Kennedy Former collegiate player – LMU; Former professional – Portugal; Head Coach - Archbishop Mitty HS