Head Coach Aaron Landon
Landon comes to Saint Martin's after six seasons as the head coach at South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia, Washington. At SPSCC, Landon transformed a program that finished 2-22 in his first season into a three-time NWAC West Region champion.
The Clippers held a top five ranking in the NWAC Coaches Poll from 2015 to 2019 and won three West Region Championships. During this four year span SPSCC went 49-7 in the West Region and 93-26 overall in the NWAC. South Puget Sound reached the postseason each of the last four seasons, earning three number one seeds and two trips to the NWAC Quarterfinals. Landon was voted NWAC West Region Coach of the Year in 2017, 2018 and 2019. In addition to coaching, Landon was an Academic Advisor at taught classes at SPSCC. Landon departs SPSCC as the program all-time wins leader with 102 wins.
Before Landon took over the SPSCC program in 2013, he was an assistant coach at GNAC member Concordia University (Ore.) for two seasons. Landon was in charge of recruiting and brought in a group that enjoyed the best record in program history. Before his time in Portland, Landon coached high school basketball in California at Marina High School from 2008-2011. His first college coaching experience came as an assistant at Santa Monica College in California, in 2007.
Landon's playing career started at Monterey Peninsula College from 2003-2005, before transferring to Division-III University of La Verne for his final two seasons. Landon holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science from University of La Verne and a Masters degree in Education Leadership from Concordia University.