CCS Athletics Faculty
Cornerstone Christian Schools offers collegiate-level, state-of-the-art athletics and training facilities along with our world class coaching staff.
Our coaches are driven to develop and disciple the God-given potential of each student athlete training them with a Kingdom perspective that will impact future generations for Christ through their athletic abilities! Read about each one below!
Bruce, a three-time NBA Champion and eight-time NBA All-Defensive Team, former Spurs forward, made a name for himself in the NBA with his ability to stop the league’s best scorers. A 12 year NBA veteran, Bowen ranks sixth on the Spurs all-time list in 3PT-FG made and is just the fourth San Antonio Spur to earn All-Defensive honors three or more times joining David Robinson, Tim Duncan and Alvin Robertson. In 2012, his jersey #12 was retired.
With a strong desire to aid those less fortunate, especially youth and young adults, Bowen established The Bruce Bowen Foundation, which is committed to supporting and enhancing the lives of youth in underserved communities. The Bruce Bowen Foundation focuses on promoting programs that build character, nurture self-respect, confidence, responsibility, and camaraderie. Additionally, The Bruce Bowen Foundation awards scholarships to youth who need assistance in their quest for a higher education.
Coach Bachman comes to us from Shreveport, Louisiana where he coached state and national powers, Evangel Christian Academy and Calvary Baptist Academy. He served as Secondary Coach, Co-Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Coordinator, and Assistant Head Coach. In 2018, he acted as our Defensive Coordinator for the CCS Warriors.
In his 17-year career, Bachman has won 10 state championships and one national championship. He has helped over 50 young men earn college football scholarships. For 10 consecutive years, an athlete he has coached has earned a college scholarship in the Power 5 Conference. Six of his players have gone on to the NFL.
Lorie Coleman is the Varsity Head Softball Coach after nine years as head softball coach at Biola University in La Mirada, Ca. Softball, ministry, and leadership development are some of Coleman's passions.
She began coaching at Biola University in 2009 after spending 10 years in the travel ball network with the Corona Angels. During her tenure, she led the Eagles to a 232-207-3 overall record and two NAIA National Tournament appearances. Coleman also has international coaching and playing competitively.
When not working, Coleman loves teaching Bible Studies and reading. In 2017, she began another ministry, Church on the Dirt, with current Team USA members.
Facchini served as lead assistant to Head Coach Lorie Coleman at Boila University. She also was the recruiting coordinator, camp director, and administrative lead to the Division II softball program.
During her time there, Facchini gained experience coaching on the international level. She has traveled overseas coaching both high school and collegiate All-American teams. During her free time, Facchini is a group leader in a women’s bible study and is also active in the ministry, Church on the Dirt.
Prior to her time as an assistant coach, Facchini spent four years as a catcher in the Biola Eagles Program where she started 135 games at catcher.
Vanessa Coleman came to Cornerstone Christian School from Victor Valley Christian School in Victorville, CA where she was a 5th Grade Teacher and Head Varsity Softball Coach. She attended Biola University in La Mirada, CA where she earned a Liberal Arts Degree, Minor in Biblical & Theological Studies, and a Major Concentration in Early Childhood Development. During Vanessa’s time at Biola she played for the Biola softball team from 2010-2014.
Vanessa is excited for God’s plan for her life in Texas. She believes in making a positive and Christ-like environment for kids of all ages whether it is in the community, classroom, or on the softball field.
Jason Stein has been a coach, scout and player for over 25 years, with 17 of those years in professional baseball. He most recently has served, before coming to Cornerstone, as the Hitting and Infield Coach for Scottsdale Community College in Arizona.
Stein spent 11 years at the Major League level as an Assistant Hitting Coach. He is also a graduate of the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau. After playing shortstop at Rockledge High School in Florida, Stein went on to play second base at Richland College in Dallas, TX where he won back-to-back Junior College World Series.
Coach Mike Carter began his career at Randolph High School from 1990-95 and then coached at Holmes High School from 1995-99 where he guided the volleyball program to a Top 10 Texas ranking.
He launched the Reagan Rattler volleyball program in 1999 and earned a berth in postseason play every season. He has frequently coached teams at the National and Open levels of competition, served as the Regional Director for the Texas Girls Coaching Association, and was chosen as a coach for the State All-Star game in 1998, 2007, 2016, and 2017.
Coach Carter served four years in the United States Air Force, earned his bachelor’s degree from Southwest Texas State University, and his Master’s at Texas A & M, Kingsville.
Therese Bass joined the CCS staff in the spring of 2011 at the helm of the Cornerstone Warrior Golf Program. Under Coach Bass’ lead, the Varsity Boys’ and Girls’ golf teams have earned numerous team and individual honors. The Boys’ and Girls’ golf teams have qualified for Regional and State, individually and as a team. Bass also heads up the CCS Middle School golf program.
Seventy individual medalists boast honors in the ISAL Conference in the years of competition under Bass, including a first place finish at the ISAL Par Girls’ Team Championship in 2017-2018.
Bass graduated from Texas State University in May of 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education.
Scott loves tennis and has been teaching professionally for over 25 years in San Antonio. He is a Holmes High School graduate where he was a local tennis standout. He went on to play Collegiate Tennis at the University of Hawaii.
Through his training, Scott has a talent to pinpoint what each athlete needs. Scott's live ball drills, point play situations, ladder sequences, and fitness training helps each CCS athlete attain their goals. When he isn’t coaching at CCS, Scott serves as the Co-Director of Tennis at The Tennis Park of Whispering Oaks.
Born and raised in Killeen, Texas, Kyle Kratzenberg relocated to San Antonio in August 2008 to begin his undergraduate studies at The University of Texas at San Antonio where he earned a Bachelor of Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science in May 2013. Kyle then attended The University of Texas at Arlington where he earned his Masters of Science in Athletic Training in May 2015. Following his post graduate education, he was employed at UTSA as Head Baseball Athletic Trainer.
Asaf Cuellar was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico where he first developed the passion for playing soccer at the age of 4. He played soccer through high school and with Monterrey’s Tec (ITESM). Under their leadership, I had the opportunity to develop under great teaching.
For the last 8 years, I have had the opportunity to coach in different clubs and leagues in the San Antonio area. I am currently pursuing my D license under the US Soccer Federation have completed a few other certifications.
After many practice sessions, games, tournaments, I firmly believe that soccer can help shape and mold skills in a child like honesty, sportsmanship, character, teamwork, respect to authority that can last a lifetime. I look forward to now adding a deeper dimension of development where we develop a relationship with God and with the beautiful sport of soccer.
Coach Jimmy Dykes was born and raised in Irving, Texas. After graduating from high school, he attended Texas Lutheran College and played football for the Bulldogs. After graduating from college in 1981, he was hired to coach and teach at Judson Independent School District, where he spent the first 27 years of his career. As a part of the Judson football staff, his achievements included winning 6 State titles in football and coaching 11 state title games. He was also first assistant coach of the Rocket Track team that won 24 straight district championships and 13 regional championships and 1 runner up at the state meet. He coached 4 state champions in the high jump and one state champion that jumped 7’3”. After leaving Judson in 2004, he became the head cross country coach and assistant track coach at Wagner high school in 2005, where his team won district title his last year there. After leaving Wagner in 2008, he went to Johnson high school in NEISD and became the head cross country coach and head girls track coach. In his second year, the Girls Cross Country team won the district title and placed 4th at the regional meet.
He retired from education after leaving Johnson but soon returned after six months, to teaching and coaching at San Antonio Christian, SACS for 3.5 years, before coming to CCS in 2015. After one year, he took a coaching and Athletic Director position in Williston, North Dakota to be closer to his family who lived there. He returned with his family to Cornerstone Christian Schools two years later in 2017. Since being at CCS, he has coached football, cross country, track and currently teach world history.
Coach Dykes personal accomplishments include, running over 50 marathons, competing in the Boston Marathon over 9 times and being selected on numerous occasions as a pacer for the Austin Marathon. He also has competed in many triathlons. In 2005 and 2007, Coach Dykes competed in the Lake Placid Ironman, in New York. In 2019, he was inducted into The Judson Football and Track Hall of Honor!
Coach Chelsea Vera has been coaching for over 5 years, four of which have been at Cornerstone Christian Schools. She served as the JV Coach and is now the Head Varsity Basketball Coach. She has also coached for Texas Nation, Team Xpress, and Sophia Young Elite in AAU Basketball. Coach Vera is a graduate of Southwestern Assemblies of God University where she played basketball.
In addition to coaching, Coach Vera is the 7th Grade Bible Teacher and is the Young Adults Pastor with her husband at Healing Place Church.
We invite all students to participate in our interscholastic sports programs. Sports are an excellent way to grow emotionally and spiritually as an individual.
The CCS Athletic Department believes that a student athlete’s pursuits on the field should rival those off the field. A Cornerstone Warrior pursues personal and spiritual growth through their academic work and team experiences. Warriors develop a sense of ethical responsibility as ambassadors and leaders for our school. Our athletic department values good sportsmanship in an outstanding athletics program. We expect all participants of Cornerstone Christian School Athletics to be responsible athletes. The Athletic Department prioritizes every student’s academic success.
TO OUR CURRENT WARRIORS:
When you are a member of the CCS Warrior Family, the CCS Athletic Department holds expectations similar to those of our family. Act responsibly as you represent our school. Remember that you are an ambassador for all students who attend Cornerstone Christian Schools. How you act and react to situations not only reflects on you, but is also a reflection of your parents, peers, coaches, Cornerstone Christian Schools, and Cornerstone Church. As a student-athlete, you carry academic responsibilities in addition to your athletic role. Study, participate in class, practice hard, be a positive example for your classmates, and do your best to excel in all ways. Take pride in the opportunity to represent the CCS Warriors in a first-class manner.
Please remember that the coaches and administrators are here for you. Our goal is to help you succeed in athletics and in life preparing you for whatever God has in store. Once you graduate, we hope you remain involved with the school as a member of the Cornerstone Christian Schools Warrior Family!
|Athletic Director Asst. / Softball Varsity Head Coach||Lorie Colemanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Assistant to the Athletic Director and Asst. Varsity Softball||Morgan Facchiniemail@example.com|
|Assistant to the Athletic Director and Head Middle School Softball||Vanessa Colemanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Middle School Asst. Athletic Director||Terry Warneremail@example.com|
|Football Varsity Head||John Bachmanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volleyball Varsity Head||Mike Carteremail@example.com|
|Soccer Boys Varsity Head||Asaf Cuellarfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Soccer Girls Varsity Head||Joe Shaferemail@example.com|
|Basketball Boys Varsity Head||Bruce Bowenfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Basketball Boys Varsity Asst.||D'Marcus Brannonemail@example.com|
|Baseball Varsity Head||Jason Steinfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Baseball Varsity Asst.||Luis Villarrealemail@example.com|
|Cheer Varsity/MS Head||Bri'Anne Stansellfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Head Varsity and Middle School Golf||Therese Bassemail@example.com|
|Head Tennis Coach||Scott Wilburfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Head Tennis Coach||Michael Pettusemail@example.com|
|Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach||Jimmy Dykesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Head Athletic Trainer||Kyle Kratzenbergemail@example.com|
|Asst. Athletic Trainer||Amanda Flores||1883|
|Strength & Conditioning Trainer||Charles Dudleyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
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