This will be Matt Bailie's 14th year as a Varsity head coach and his 3rd at Westview. Coach Bailie has been involved with high school coaching for the past 16 years at every level. During his first year as a head coach, he guided Aloha to the Metro League Championship and was named Metro League Coach of the Year. While at Hillsboro High School, Coach Bailie has led his teams to 7 playoff victories that included an impressive run through the playoffs in 2014. Power ranked #29, his team beat the #4, #5 and #13 ranked teams before succumbing to #8 Sheldon in the Semifinals.
During his first year at Westview in 2018, the Wildcats went undefeated in Metro League play, capturing the League Title and won the 6A State Championship, with an 8-4 win over Clackamas. Senior Mante Woods was voted Metro League Player of the Year & 1st Team All State Infielder. Senior Willie Weiss was Metro Pitcher of the Year, 6A Oregon Pitcher of the Year and the Oregon Gatorade Player of the Year. Coach was named Metro League Coach of the Year and 6A Coach of the Year.
Coach Bailie is a 1994 graduate of Hillsboro HS. He lettered for four years, earning Metro League MVP and 1st Team All State recognition at the end of his senior year, while helping the team win the Metro League Championship. During his junior year, the Spartans won the 4A State Championship with a 7-4 win over Beaverton.
Coach Bailie attended Oregon State University. He lettered all four years at OSU as a first baseman. During his senior year at OSU, Coach Bailie became the school's All-Time Career RBI leader with 144 and entered several career offensive Top Ten categories. The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Coach in the 22nd Round of the 1998 MLB Draft as a pitcher. He played 9 ½ years of professional baseball that included reaching AAA (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons) in 2001, being a member of an Eastern League Championship in 2002 with the AA Reading Phillies, a starting pitcher in the Northern League All-Star Game and throwing a no-hitter in 2005 with the AA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles; the Bowie Baysox.
Coach Bailie retired from professional baseball in 2006 to begin his career as a high school educator and head Varsity baseball coach. Matt and his wife, April, have two sons, Caleb (10) and Cole (6) and a daughter, Ellery (8).
Coach Gabor has coached high school tennis for 12 years. He coached a state champion doubles team in 2004 while at Sunset High School (2000-2004). He has been coaching at Westview since 2011. During his tenure Westview placed 3rd in state in 2017. Notable Westview players have reached the state finals in singles in 2017 and 2018. During the past 8 years Westview has always finished in the top 3 in Metro League due to the dedication and hard work of the players on the team. Gabor has been teaching at the high school level in the Beaverton school district since 1999.
Coach Pat is in his fifth season as head coach at Westview High School. Under his leadership, the Wildcats Women’s Golf Program has grown to be one of the top programs in the state of Oregon, having won 2 league championships, 3 second place state finishes and 1 state title in the last 4 years
Coach Pat earned his Bachelor′s Degree in Business Administration at University of Portland in 1997 and his Master’s Degree in School Counseling from George Fox University In 2004. Coach Pat has been a High School Counselor and Coach for over 15 years having coached golf, football and basketball. He has been selected the Metro League Girls Golf Coach of the Year in 2016, 2017, 2108, and 2019 and the Oregon Athletic Coaching Association Girls Golf Coach of the Year in 2018
Prior to his coaching career Coach Pat was a P.G.A. Golf Professional, at Monterey Peninsula Country Club in Pebble Beach, CA and The Quarry at La Quinta in Palm Desert, CA, was Director of Instruction, at Baird’s Golf School in Las Vegas, NV, as well as played in many events on multiple professional tours.
Coach Pat believes that student athletics are a vital part of the overall educational program and should provide a positive experience for all student athletes. He believes athletic programs should focus on teaching young people values and lifelong habits such as accountability, communication, sportsmanship, confidence, leadership, organizational skills, persistence, work ethic, self-discipline, social skills, teamwork, performing under pressure and the ability to take instruction, while striving for excellence in the classroom and on the course.
Coach McKenzie enters her 26th year as head coach of the Westview Softball program where she has accumulated a 507-205 win loss record. She is the only head coach the program has known. McKenzie has led the cats to 3 state championship games including a 2004 State Title. Westview softball has accumulated 12 Metro League titles and 23 state playoff appearances. Prior to Westview, McKenzie coached the JV teams at Churchill High School and Hillsboro High School and was the head coach at Monroe High School for the ‘91 & ‘92 seasons.
Coach McKenzie graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1984 where she was a three-year letter winner in both soccer and softball. After high school, McKenzie attended the University of Oregon where she played softball for the Ducks from 1985-1988 and earned her Bachelor’s degree in 1989. Coach McKenzie earned her Master’s degree from Pacific University in 2001 and currently teaches physical education at Westview High School and also coaches the JV2 girls soccer team.
Coach Aaron Koford will be taking over the Westview Track and Field head coaching position after eight years as an assistant. Coach Koford ran track at Wilsonville High School where he was a state placer in the discus and the 4 x 100 Meter Relay. He went on to be a four year decathlete at Pacific University. We are excited to have Coach Koford as our new head track coach and in building as an English and Social Studies teacher.
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