DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, HEAD COACH, 13u Select
Coach Nick Caruso grew up outside of Boston where he participated in basketball, football and hockey. After years of playing them all, he grew a passion for basketball when he began to play on the AAU circuit.
As Nick stepped off the court as a player, he began to realize his passion for coaching through various summer camps and CYO leagues. As a player, Nick emphasized hard work, toughness, and companionship; he hopes to instill all of those values for his teams from the sidelines.
Coach Caruso ventured to San Francisco in 2014 and attended City College of San Francisco. Once he finished with City College, Coach Nick began working with Bay City as a coach and has moved into a role as a director.
Coach Nick is currently in his 7th year as the lead Varsity assistant at International High School under fellow Bay City coach Paul Cortes where he has helped lead the Jags to 2 straight undefeated seasons in league and a league title in 2021. The Jags have also made 3 straight NCS appearances under coach Paul and coach Nick. He has also served 2 years as the JV assistant at University High School in Pacific Heights
When is not coaching, coach Nick can be found on the golf course or various bay area fishing spots.
Nick is in his 8th year coaching at Bay City. He is currently the head coach of 130u Select as well as the Director of Operations.