Phone: 520-696-5694


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Science in Social Work 2006 Master's of Education in Coaching Ohio University 2019

Mr. Jason Apodaca

Jason Apodaca- Varsity Head Coach Boy's Basketball / Physical Education Teacher


Coach Apodaca is entering his 4th season at Canyon del Oro High School. He has been coaching basketball for over 15 years. He has won three state basketball championships, 2001 with Desert Christian High School, 2008 and 2009 with St. Gregory College Prep High School. Before starting at CDO, he was as an assistant coach for 5 years with Pima College Men's Basketball team. The last season he assisted there, Pima College made it to the Division II National Championship in Illinois coming up 8 points short, national runners up and the best basketball season and record in Pima College history. 

Coach Apodaca is a Tucson native and graduated from Salpointe High School in 1997. He played varsity basketball and varsity football. He walked on at the line backer position for the University of Arizona football team in the 1997-98 season. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in 2006 and earned his Master's Degree of Education in Coaching in 2019 from Ohio University.

Coach Apodaca is very excited to be a part of the Dorado family and is very excited to teach Physical Education and coach basketball. He is dedicated to being a great teacher and resource on campus and to helping the basketball program return to being a perennial state contender. Go Dorados!!!!