FRANK-CASTILLO

Frank Castillo

Frank Castillo retired as a teacher from Albuquerque Public School (APS) after 33 ½ years of dedicated service to the students of APS. He has continued to the head basketball coach at La Cueva High School, where he has won 5 state championships and numerous district and city championships. In 2007, he was inducted into the New Mexico High School Coaches Hall of Fame. In 2010 Coach Castillo was inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He has also been named Coach of the Year by the Albuquerque Coaches Association and the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. Coach Castillo has also been nominated as Regional Coach of the Year by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association and the NFHS Coaches Association. Frank was a board member of the NMAA Commission and is currently a member of the NMAA Basketball Sports Specific Committee. He also served on several boards in the community including the Heart Hospital Foundation. In 2015, Coach Castillo became the winningest basketball coach in APS history. The 2015-2016 will be his 38th season as a head basketball coach in APS, which is the longest tenure.