Coach Mendez, a Grand Prairie native, graduated from SGP in 1998 after playing four years as an infielder/pitcher for coach, Frank Garner.
Coach Mendez has been teaching for the past 12 yrs in GPISD. He is currently the Principles of AV teacher at SGP.
Coach Mendez played collegiate baseball as an infielder at North Lake College and graduated from UTA in 2002 with a Communications degree in Marketing and Advertising.
Mendez is in his fifth year assisting the SGP baseball Program. He has coached high school aged select teams the TRUTH, NTX Titans, GP REDSOX, as well as being a private baseball skills instructor for over 15 years.
Coach Mendez met his beautiful wife Katy thirteen years ago, and they have three wonderful children Natalia (21), Jonathan (13) and Ceciliana (6).