For Mission High coach victory is sweet, but it’s all about the kids

Winning it all is what every coach dreams of—leading a team to victory, breaking records, making history. But for Arnold Zelaya, coach of the state champion Mission High School Bears, it’s much more than that. It’s about dedicating his time, effort, passion and love to his basketball team, and if they happen to win something along the way, so much the better.

Mission Accomplished: Mission High first SF public school to win state championship

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