Greg Sheley - Head Coach
Sheley has built the Titans program in his own image. His teams play aggressive, up-tempo basketball on offense, hardnosed man-to-man defense. Lane players have excelled in the classroom, in the community, and on the floor. The record of the program under Sheley’s leadership speaks volumes: 315 wins, the most wins by a Titan basketball coach; eleven straight 20-win seasons; six Southern Region Titles (in the past ten years); the school’s first ever consecutive 30 win seasons 04-05 and 05-06; and eleven straight NWAACC Tournament appearances which includes two straight NWAACC Championships; adding a third championship in 09. If all that isn’t enough, the team is currently 87-1 at home, which included an unprecedented 84 game home winning streak.
Sheley was named Lane’s fifth head basketball coach in the summer of 1999. Prior to Lane, Greg coached at Butte College in Oroville, CA (1992-98) where he had already established himself as one of the best young coaches in the game. While at Butte, his programs won three conference championships, made it to the State Championship tournament twice, had two 30 win seasons, and compiled a 161-67 record (.706).
During his college playing days, Sheley earned basketball and baseball letters and was twice selected to the all conference teams at Sierra Junior College before continuing his athletic career at California State University-Chico, where he was a guard/wing for the Wildcat’s basketball team. Sheley graduated from CSU-Chico with a BA in Physical Education in 1990 and later returned to receive his MA in 1995.
Greg was born December 8, 1966 in Chico, CA. Raised in Chico he was a high school standout in basketball and baseball at Chico High School. His wife, Sharrie, also works at Lane as a health instructor. They have three children: Kerrisa (15), Kaylin (11), and Nathan (5).
Kevin Grumbley - Associate Head Coach
Coach Grumbley has helped put Lane Women’s Basketball on the map. He has been part of 11 straight NWAACC tournament apperences. During his time the Lady Titans have been to an amazing 8 Final Fours, have won 3 NWAACC Championships, and also 6 Southern Region Titles. Coach Grumbley has seen the Lady Titans basketball program change from an unknown to a West Coast Power.
His primary responsibilities include game planning, offensive and defensive strategies, as well as assisting in other aspects of day to day operations. He helped co-found the Lane Summer League which is one of the largest leagues in Oregon, and currently has 36 member teams. He has coached AAU basketball and also co-founded Willamette Valley Basketball Academy with Titan’s Assistant Jeff Wingate.
Coach Grumbley is married to his wife Leigha.
Jeff Wingate - Assistant Coach
Coach Wingate was born in Michigan and raised in Southern California. He played varsity football, basketball and baseball at Montclair High School, Montclair, CA. After high school he played varsity football and golf at La Verne College, La Verne, CA., then a second year of varsity football at Chaffey Jr. College.
The past four seasons he has been an assistant coach, JV coach and Freshman coach at Sheldon HS in Eugene, OR. He also spent two seasons as an assistant varsity softball coach at Sheldon HS.
He founded the Speedcat AAU Basketball Club in 1997, then co-founded the Willamette Valley Basketball Academy with Coach Grumbley in 2002. He continues to coach the WVBA Selects in summer AAU/NCAA tournaments.
Coach Wingate lives in Eugene with his wife Janet Nagler. He has a daughter Amy who lives in Southern California and stepdaughter Essie who lives in Portland and played four years of basketball at South Eugene High.
Melissa Montes - Assistant Coach
Former Titan player Melissa Montes was a member of the 2009 NWAACC Championship team. Ever the athlete, she continues to compete in intramurals at the University of Oregon, winning the 3v3 basketball and Co-ed Flag Football Championships in 2010.
A graduate of Thurston High School, she is currently majoring in Psychology at the University of Oregon. Montes has coached 7th and 8th grade basketball in the Thurston area for three years. After graduation, she plans on becoming a high school counselor and basketball coach.
Justin Davidson - Assistant Coach
Justin came to the Titan program after 2 years of coaching JV basketball at Elmira. Before coaching basketball, he was a track coach for 4 years at Elmira where he coached the long and triple jump. During that time he coached one state champion and several state qualifiers.
Coach Davidson graduated from Lane Community College in the Spring of 2012. He is currently majoring in Human Physiology at the University of Oregon and minoring in business. In the Spring and Summer, he assists Coach Wingate with the WVBA Selects.