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Directors & Staff

Doug Wiersig, Administrative Director

Doug Wiersig graduated from Mountain View High School with the class of 2005, and went on to earn a BS in Crop Science & Management from UC Davis, graduating in 2010. Further pursuing his academics, Doug earned a MS in Horticulture & Agronomy from UC Davis. Doug works full time as an Account Manager for Cagwin & Dorward Landscape in San Jose.

Doug was involved as a player, coach, and volunteer with the MVHS Boys Basketball team for over 10 years. Doug coached in 2015 as an assistant for the Foothill College women's basketball team and in 2016 he was head coach for the freshman boys basketball program at MVHS. In 2017, Doug was the head coach of the MVHS girls JV basketball team. Doug also has experience coaching at the middle school level - he was an assistant at Blach for 2 seasons and has coached the Foothill NJB All-Net 7th Grade Boys team for the last 2 seasons . In addition, he was a graduate manager for the UC Davis men's basketball team in 2011-12.

2019 is his eighth year as the Camp Director for Spartans Sports Camp.



Richard Appler, Associate Director

An MVHS alum, Richard was a four-year basketball player for the Spartans, earning all-league honors in his senior season. Richard is currently serving as a Regional Manager for Recess101, a company based out of Campbell, California that specializes in providing a safe, healthy, and fun-petitive recess environment that enriches the overall school climate for students and teachers.

In his spare time, Richard has a strong passion for coaching basketball and has been doing so locally for over eight years. After three seasons coaching at Blach Intermediate School in Los Altos, he accepted a coaching offer at Lynbrook High School in San Jose, where he was the head coach of the Frosh-Soph team from 2013 to 2016. In 2017, after one season as a Varsity assistant coach, Richard was named Head Coach of the Boys Varsity Basketball team at Lynbrook High School.

2019 will be Richard's eighth summer as Associate Director for Spartans Sports Camp.



Chris Arshad, Assistant Director (Multi-Sport)

Chris Arshad was born and raised in San Mateo, California. His interests growing up were always heavily centered around playing in team atmospheres on sports teams, and his determination to play high school basketball led him to play for Hillsdale High School. After a season with the junior varsity team, Chris was a three-year starter at center for the Knights' Varsity Basketball Team, where he developed leadership skills and led his team to a quarterfinal berth in the CCS playoffs during his senior season.

After graduating from Hillsdale High School, Chris attended The College of San Mateo for two years and later transferred to the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs where he studied Psychology. His goal is to earn a degree and become a middle school teacher or counselor. Chris is passionate and has a special talent for working with kids. This summer will be Chris’s fourth as the Multi-Sport Camp Director for Spartans Sports Camp.



Student Staff

Student assistants are high-achieving student-athletes at Mountain View HS that have gone through an extensive interview and training process.

Safety is a top priority at Spartans Sports Camp. We require that all supervisory staff be certified in CPR/First Aid. In addition, all staff 18 years of age and older are subject to annual background checks.