A former professional standout, Staci Gregorio was named an assistant coach and video coordinator with the UC San Diego women’s basketball program in September of 2017.
No stranger to San Diego, Gregorio was the head coach of The Preuss School girl’s basketball team from 2014-17. In four years, Gregorio tripled the team’s win total, coached five all-conference selections and served as a fundraising and travel coordinator. She's also been a skills development coach for Hoop Blessings in San Diego, training semi-professional, Division I, II and III athletes through CoachUp.
Gregorio played professionally in Europe for two seasons, first for the C.E. Diagonal Mar in Barcelona, Spain in 2016-17 and then for BC Hellenen in Munich, Germany in 2014-15. She was the starting point guard for both teams, leading the C.E. Diagonal Mar in points per game, free throw percentage and assists per game.
Collegiately, Gregorio played for San Diego Mesa College where she earned First Team PCAC All-Conference honors in 2014 and was team captain. She received her bachelor’s degree in politics and government from Pacific University in 2010, and earned her master’s degree in sports coaching from the University of Denver in 2017.