JOHN MOSLEY's Biography

Once a Husky, always a Husky. John Mosley returns to East Los Angeles College in his second season as Men’s Head Basketball Coach. In only his first season at ELAC Mosley recorded a remarkable 21-8 record and 1st trip to the CCCAA state playoffs in over a decade with 1st ever historic playoff win. In addition he saw 4 sophomores named All South Coast Conference and 1 named to the prestigious CCCAA All-State Team. The 2012-13 season saw the Huskies reach as high as #7 i the CCCAA State coaches poll which is also first in ELAC history. Before ELAC, John spent 5 years at NCAA Division I California State University Bakersfield as assistant men’s basketball coach for Keith Brown. Mosley was the recruiting coordinator and instrumental in the programs Division I transition. He also taught in the Kinesiology Department at CSUB.

Before CSUB Mosley spent 8 years at his Alma Mater The Master’s College as assistant coach for the legendary Bill Oates. While coaching at the Master’s his team recorded 152-97 while capturing 2 berths to the NAIA nationals elite eight and sweet sixteen. Mosley also served as Director of Marketing for athletics and taught six years in the Kinesiology Department.

As an athlete Mosley was a local product staring at Washington Prep High School in basketball and track. After high school he made the choice to attend ELAC. As the two year team captain and starting point guard Mosley led the Huskies into the playoffs, accumulated 2 all-conference honors, all-state honorable mentioned and led California in assists 11.1. Mosley transferred to The Master’s College where he led his team to two regional championships and two NAIA Division I National Tournament appearances. In 2004 Mosley was inducted into the hall of fame at TMC.

After college he enjoyed a professional stint in Australia and Brazil. Mosley holds an AA degree in Liberal Arts from ELAC, BA in Kinesiology from The Master’s College and a MA in Education.

Mosley and his wife LaShaunda have three children; Jackson 9, Moriah 7 and Leah 5. He is also working with Athletes to Business, an organizational designed to market student-athletes to corporate America.

Last Updated: 2/5/14