Antonio Veloso
Antonio Veloso
Position: Assistant Coach
Davey on Veloso "Anthony is as enthusiastic, energetic and bright as any coach we've had. He loves Santa Clara University and really understands the game of basketball and what it takes to be successful."

Former Santa Clara team manager Antonio Veloso enters his third season as an assistant coach on Dick Davey's coaching staff in 2002-2003. He is involved in every aspect of the Bronco program, with emphasis on scouting, opponent film exchange and academic monitoring. He also runs the program's summer camp and manages the department's all-sports camps.

Veloso began his coaching career at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, where he served as the Monarch's freshman and assistant varsity coach in 1996-97. He moved onto Menlo College in the fall of 1997, where he served as men's assistant basketball coach and head women's volleyball coach.

He also has served as a camp instructor at Santa Clara, Stanford and Menlo College, to name a few. Veloso served as Santa Clara's team manager from 1993 to 1996, working diligently behind the scenes during one of the school's most successful periods in its basketball history.

A native of San Francisco, Calif., Veloso, 29, graduated from Santa Clara in 1996 with a B.A. degree in philosophy.