Head Coach - Mark Martinez

Coach Martinez is entering his first season as the head basketball coach at Campo Verde High School. For the past five years Coach Martinez was the head coach at Arizona College Prep in Chandler, AZ. Previous to that Coach Martinez was the Junior Varsity head coach at Chandler High School for eight years and was also an assistant with the Chandler High Varsity team under Coach Ellsworth for just as long. Coach Martinez was part of the Chandler High Basketball Staff when they defeated #1 Highland in the state tournament as the only #16 seed to do so in Arizona 5A tournament history.

Coach Martinez brings with him a wealth of knowledge both as a coach and as a player. He had opportunities growing up to play with the Arizona Heat and was invited to play at the West Coast All Star Camp where he played against some of the very best talent in late 90's such as Richard Jefferson, Baron Davis, Gilbert Arenas and Tracy McGrady. Coach Martinez was provided opportunities to play at the collegiate level but chose to pursue a teaching degree and become a coach to help players make it to the next level.

Coach Martinez is a native of Arizona and was born in the small mining town of Morenci, Arizona. He attended and graduated from Chandler High School in 1999 and also played on the Chandler High Basketball team under Coach Troutt. Coach Martinez then attended Mesa Community College and transferred to ASU where he obtained his Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in History and also has obtained his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership. Coach Martinez looks forward to further impacting the community for which he teaches and coaches.

Finally, Coach Martinez is married to Rochelle Martinez and they have two children, a 6 year old son Mark Anthony III and 3 year old Ysalyn Marie. You can follow Coach Martinez on Twitter @Coach_ _Martinez and stay up-to-date on the happenings of Campo Verde Basketball.

Varsity Assistant Coach - Jamie Petrie



Coach Petrie is entering his fourteenth year coaching high school basketball and his first season as the Varsity Assistant at Campo Verde High School. The past five seasons were spent as Coach Martinez’s varsity assistant at Arizona College Prep. Prior to that he spent eight years at Chandler High School assisting under Coach Martinez at both the JV and Varsity levels.

Coach Petrie is originally from Livonia, Michigan but has spent the majority of his life here in Arizona. He graduated from Dobson High School in 1999, before receiving his degree from High Tech Institute for Computer Information and Technology. His true passion however has always been basketball. Coaching and studying the game is what he loves to do.

Coach Petrie is also in charge of handling the media aspects of Campo Verde Basketball. You can follow Coach Petrie on Twitter for all your Campo Verde Basketball news @CVBHoops and or @CoachPetrie .

Varsity Assistant Coach - Andy Valadez

    Coach Valadez is entering his third year of coaching here at Campo Verde High School. In his first two years, Coach Valadez was an assistant coach for the Freshman/JV levels. This upcoming season will be his first year being apart of the Varsity coaching staff.

Coach Valadez was an All Section selection his senior year at Campo Verde and one of the key players in the 2014-2015 team which set the school record for most wins.

Coach Valadez graduated from Campo Verde High School in 2015. He recently earned his Associates degree at Chandler-Gilbert Community College and is currently working towards his Bachelors Degree in Justice Studies at Northern Arizona University.




JV Head Coach - JC Martinez


Coach JC Martinez is entering his sixth year as a JV basketball head coach. For the past 5 seasons he was at Arizona College Prep coaching JV basketball. Also served as a Varsity assistant under Coach Mark Martinez.

Coach JC is a native of Arizona, born in Chandler AZ where he attended Dobson High School graduating in 2011. He played Varsity Basketball and Tennis. He is currently attending Mesa Community College majoring in business accounting.

Coach JC has a passion for coaching and really enjoys trying to maximize each young mans potential while getting them ready for the Varsity level.




JV Assistant Coach - Gabe Martinez


Coach Gabe is entering is first year at Campo Verde High School. Coach Gabe has been coaching for many years both basketball and Football.

Coach Gabe played at the High School level and has coached football at that level for many years.

His energy and commitment to high school sports will be a great addition to the Campo staff.





Freshman Head Coach - Marc McDowell


Coach McDowell is entering his first year as the Campo Verde Freshman Head Coach. Even though this is Coach McDowell’s first year coaching at the High School level, he’s been coaching for more than 13 years for local leagues and clubs.

Coach McDowell is a Gilbert native graduating from Gilbert High in 1992 where he received All Conference Honors in basketball and All-State Honors in Track. After high school Coach McDowell serving a two-year church mission in Colombia, South America. After his Mission, Coach McDowell played at Mesa Community College for legendary High School and Jr College Coach, Tom Bennett, where they finished 5thin the National Jr College Tournament in 1996.

 After MCC, Coach McDowell played three years at Pepperdine University for Head Coach Lorenzo Romar and Asst Coach Randy Bennett. Coach McDowell received was an honorable mention All-WCC in 1997 and the Pepperdine Waves received an NIT berth in 1999.

After college Coach McDowell played a season in the France Pro-B League and a half season in the American IBL League.

Coach McDowell is married to Kara McDowell and they have four Children, Brock (18), Ty (14), Gage (11) and Maylee (8).



3870 Quartz Street
Gilbert AZ 85297
Phone: 480-545-3100
Fax: 480-545-3111
Gilbert Public Schools District