Gus Argenal, UC Davis

Gus Argenal. UC Davis

Gus was one of the All-Time great Excel campers, attending every year from 3rd grade on. Gus continued his career at De La Salle where he was named MVP of the BVAL despite averaging just 4 points per game. One of the most dominant defenders in Nor Cal History, he earned a scholarship to UC Davis where he continued his reputation as a great competitor. One of the greatest point guards in Davis history, he is seventh on the All Time List for Assists and his 13 assists in a game is still a school record. In May of 2013, Gus was named the Head Basketball Coach at Cal State East Bay in Hayward, CA. after successful assistant coaching stints at UC Davis, Arizona State, Texas, San Antonio and Rice.. In May of 2013, Gus was named the Head Coach of the Cal State East Bay Basketball Program. Click here to read of Gus' hiring and Excel's impact on him.

What Excel Meant to Me: "Since the summer of 3rd grade, basketball has been my passion, sparked by the teaching, passion, and energy that Coach Allocco's staff brings every session. Excel brings back some of my fondest memories from and most importantly helped me improve every year from elementary school through college. Excel teaches much more than skill, it teaches young people how to work together, have fun, and be special! Excel is the best camp I ever attended in my time as a basketball player. As a parent, I can’t wait for my two boys to enjoy the experience that is the summer tradition of Excel. “ 

Excel Awards Won:
Outstanding Player: 1991, 1993, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998                                 Free Throw Champion: 1998
One on One Champion: 1990, 1992, 1993, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998   All Star Selection: 11 Times 

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