This is Edgar's third year as head coach for SDC.
Coach Mendez has coached at every level of basketball. A former Head Coach in the Mexican Professional league, Edgar has also had stints as an Assistant Coach at Scripps Ranch High School, Cuyamaca Junior College as well as El Cajon Valley and his Alma Mater Crawford High School.
Edgar Mendez has worked basketball camps under two mentors that have helped mold his ideals in coaching. Coach Herb Brown, Assistant Coach of the Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA as well as Dena Evans, director of the famed Dick Devenzio/Dena Evans Point Guard College.
He and his wife Rosie live in National City.