Raquel Viramontes
Raquel Viramontes
Title: Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Email: raquel.viramontes@pomona.edu
Previous College: B.A., Pomona; M.Ed., Claremont Graduate University

Former Pomona-Pitzer Women's Basketball player Raquel Viramontes is entering her fourth season as an assistant coach with the program in 2018-19. 

One of the top long-range shooters in Pomona-Pitzer history, Viramontes still ranks tied for third on the single-season three-point list with 52 in 2005-06. Her 90 three-pointers ranks sixth on the career list, despite only playing two seasons after transferring from Rio Hondo College.

Viramontes spent six years as the head girls basketball coach at Baldwin Park High School, where she currently works as a science teacher. She helped turn the program around from a 29-80 record from 2004-2008 before she started, to top three finishes in the league and qualifying for CIF in every season from 2011-2015.

Viramontes graduated from Pomona in 2008 with a degree in biology and went on to earn her master's in education from Claremont Graduate University in 2009, while earning her biology/science credential. She was named one of LA County’s top 16 Teachers of the Year in the Fall of 2017.