Coaching Staff

Head Varsity Coach

Mike Puccio

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Coach Puccio is entering his seventh season as the head coach at Green Mountain.  Prior to the Rams, Puccio was the head coach at Standley Lake for nine seasons.  Puccio has coached under former state champion Rudy Martin at Green Mountain High School as well as under John Anderson at Golden High School where he was a part of their 2005 Jeffco league championship.  For  9 summers, Puccio coached for the Colorado Chaos Basketball Club where he has helped 82 players to go on to play college basketball including 32 at the division 1 level.

As a player, Puccio is a Green Mountain alumni playing from 1996-2000 under former state champion and #4 all time on total wins Bruce Dick.  Puccio played college basketball in the RMAC at Colorado State University at Pueblo for two seasons under coach Joe Folda.  Prior to Pueblo he played for two seasons at Northeastern Junior College under Junior College Hall of Fame coach Lowell Roumph.  Following his college career, Puccio played two seasons of semi-professional basketball with the Colorado Crossover of the International Basketball League and 7 seasons with the Colorado Kings of the American Basketball Association.

Puccio currently teaches Physical Education and has  masters degrees in Human Performance and Physical Education with an emphasis in Coaching from Adams State University and a Sports Administration degree from East Central University.  

Varsity Assistant Coach

Jordan Deignan

Coach Deignan is entering his seventh season at Green Mountain.  Prior to coaching for the Rams, Deignan was the head JV coach at Evergreen High School for five seasons under Scott Haebe.  Jordan also coached at the club level for four years for the Colorado Chaos and the Colorado Icons.

As a player, Deignan is a Green Mountain alumni playing from 2004-2008 under former state champion Rudy Martin.  Coach Deignan was a a part of the 2008 league championship team, the most recent in school history, and garnered all conference honorable mention his senior year. 
Coach Deignan currently teaches Geography and Government at Green Mountain High School and has two masters degrees in Secondary Education and History.  He lives in Littleton with his wife Sarah and his son Jace.

Junior Varsity Coach

Tim Deignan

Coach Deignan is entering his seventeenth overall season with the Rams, his second year as the head JV coach under Puccio at Green Mountain.  Prior to coaching for the Rams, Deignan was the varsity assistant coach at Evergreen High  School for ten years under Scott Haybee.  Prior to Evergreen, Tim was the level III and jv coach under state champion Rudy Martin and Derek VanTassle for twelve years. 

As a player, Deignan is a Green Mountain alumni playing for the legend Paul Davis from 1976-1980 and a member of the state championship team in 1980.  Deignan played college basketball at the University of California Santa Cruz and the Colorado School of Mines.  After college, Deignan played overseas in Italy and France.

Coach Deignan has been married for 37 years to his wife Becky and they have three sons; Jordan, Keegan, and Jacob and a new grandson Jace.  In his spare time, Coach Deignan enjoys the outdoors with trial running, cycling, fishing, and rock and ice climbing.  

 Level III Coach

Kyle Harris

Coach Harris is entering his seventh season at Green Mountain.  Prior to coaching for the Rams, Harris was a program assistant for Standley Lake for nine years under Mike Puccio where he served rolls as head 8th grade coach, head level III coach and varsity assistant.

Coach Harris is currently taking classes at Metro State College as he pursues a degree in exercise science health promotion and recreation and plans to become a physical education teacher.

Program Assistants

Cory Miller

Coach Miller is entering his third season at Green Mountain High School.  Prior to the Rams, Miller was the head varsity baseball coach at Fort Lupton High School.

As a player, Miller is a Green Mountain alumni playing for the Bruce Dick and Derek VanTassle from 2001-2005.  During his time at Green Mountain, Miller was a part of a league championship and was selected to All Jeffco honorable mention his senior year.  After Green Mountain, Cory played division one college baseball at Purdue Fort Wayne.  
Coach Miller currently works at Creighton Middle School as a sixth grade math teacher and has a masters degree in special education through Metro State University.  Coach Miller is the head baseball coach at Green Mountain High School.   
Sam Schulz
Coach Schulz is entering his second season at Green Mountain.  Prior to the Rams, Schulz was in Wisconsin as an assistant at Appleton Xavier, Appleton West and New London high schools. 
As a player, Schulz played at Little Chute high school in Wisconsin under Hall of Fame Coach John Miron from 2006-2009, where the team had playoff wins in all four seasons. 
Coach Schulz currently teaches world geography and modern US history at Green Mountain High School and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse with a degree in history and political science and a secondary teaching license form Metropolitan State University of Denver.  
Mike Satchell
Coach Satchell is entering his second season at Green Mountain High School. Prior to this season, Satchell spent the past six seasons with the Green Mountain youth development program, primarily coaching 8th Grade teams.
Coach Satchell has been involved in youth development for nearly 20 years.  He was the program director and coach for the Arvada West High School Youth Program between 2009 and 2014, and was responsible for creating a similar program for Arvada High School in 2015 and 2016.
Satchell currently works with small to midsize business owners nationwide as a coach and advisor.  He lives in Denver’s Central Park neighborhood and enjoys traveling with his wife Abigail and experiencing all that Colorado has to offer. 


Leah Dvorak

Izzie Kurt

Savannah Cochran

Noah Garcia

Movement Specialist

Kami Kugler

Kami is enjoying her second season as the movement instructor for the boys basketball program.  Kugler is a long time movement lover, finding yoga during her college volleyball career at Pacific University.  She has been practicing yoga for the past 11 years and believes in yoga’s ability to elevate athletes both physically and mentally.  
Prior to Green Mountain, Kami was a head coach at Alpine Volleyball Academy for 3 seasons, as well as the head coach at Dawson High School.  Before moving back to Colorado, Kugler coached at the Oregon Juniors Volleyball Academy for 4 seasons under two time NCAA Hall of Fame Coach Marty Mozocchi.  During her coaching career, Kami has had the privilege of helping 32 athletes play volleyball at the college level, including 6 at the division 1 level.  
Kugler excels in utilizing body awareness, breath and alignment to exceed athletes’ game, both physically and mentally, using techniques that are practiced on and off the court.  Kami’s passion for taking athletes to the next level has led her to work with athletes of all ages and abilities. 
Kami Kugler A Native of Colorado, Kami played volleyball at Fairview High School and for Juggernaut Volleyball Club under coach Tom Paszko. 

Athletic Trainer

Catherine Ortiz

Catherine is entering her fourth season with the Green Mountain Rams. Prior to the Rams, Catherine worked with student-athletes at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, CO for about 2 and a half years. She started as an athletic trainer coordinator, eventually becoming the head athletic trainer. 

Originally from New York, Ortiz attended Ithaca College where she received her Bachelor’s degree in athletic training. Catherine then received her Masters Degree in exercise physiology at San Diego State University where she was a graduate assistant athletic trainer and worked with many different sports programs. 

Catherine is passionate in helping others get back to their full potential of physical function to live their highest quality of life and to help them maintain their peak physical fitness.  Ortiz enjoys the Colorado outdoor lifestyle of hiking, cycling, skiing and camping.