• Coach's Profile


  • Head Coach Nate Bowie

    Nate Bowie, a native of Kansas City, Kansas, begins his first year as the Saints Head Coach after serving as an assistant coach under Coach John Hawley. Coach Bowie comes to Mt. Hood after spending a year coaching in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference. He played eight years of professional basketball in Africa, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. Bowie's knowledge of the European, NBA and Division I game, as well his highly extensive player development background training NBA Clients and Euroleague players, has been instrumental in placing the Saint players to four-year programs to continue their basketball careers.

    Coach Nate Bowie
    Coach Nate Bowie

    Coach Bowie started his career at Washington High School where he was named 1st Team All-Metro, 1st Team All-State and was the 5A Sub-State Champion in 2004 before finishing fourth at the state championships. During the 2004 season, Bowie scored 42 points in a game to break the single game record held previously by NBA veteran Earl Watson. After high school, Bowie attended Colby Community College (CCC) where he led the conference in scoring and was second in the region with 20.8 points per game. While at CCC, he received NJCAA First Team All Jayhawk Conference, All-Region and was an All-American nominee. From 2004-2006 Bowie attended Central Arkansas University. As a senior, he averaged 17.5 points per game and 20.3 points in Southland Conference action earning the conference scoring title. On February 2, 2008, he scored 39 points in a win against Nicholls State, surpassing Scottie Pippen for the most points scored in a conference game. Bowie earned NCAA D-1 All Southland Conference 2nd Team honors and was an NCAA All-American. At the end of his college career, Rand Chappell described Bowie's career as "solid, and sometimes spectacular."

    Coach Bowie has played in NBA D-League, Canada, NBA Summer League, Morocco, Slovenia, Spain, Portugal, Qatar, The Republic of Georgia, Ukraine, Turkey, Greece and Kosovo (Balkan League). He was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Colby Community College/Jayhawk Conference in 2016. Coach Bowie is married to his beautiful wife Kelly. They have two children ----Oz (2015) and Ocean (2017).


    Assistant Coach, Alex Guevara

    Alex Guevara
    Assistant Coach, Alex Guevara

    Alex Guevara begins his first season on staff as an assistant coach with our men’s and women’s basketball teams at Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) after spending the last two years at Portland Community College (PCC).

    Alex Guevara is a Los Angeles native who brings six years of coaching experience at both the high school and collegiate level. Beginning his coaching career at Ulysses S. Grant High School in Valley Glen, CA from 2012-2016, Guevara led Grant too four straight league championships and two L.A. City Division Two Championship appearances. While at PCC, Alex supported the head coach in all aspects including scouting, skill development as well as statistical and video analysis. In the (2017-2018) season he helped lead PCC to one of the most successful years in program history. A school record 26-6 wins, the first outright NWAC Southern Region Title in program history, and a 3rd place finish in the NWAC Championship Tournament. Coach Guevara has assisted in producing scholarship athletes at both the Division II and NAIA levels.

    Coach Guevara has had the opportunity to work with some of the best young talent in the world at Nike’s annual Nike Hoop Summit event as well as China’s International Team in preparation for the FIBA Basketball Championships.


    Manager, Daniel McWilliams

    Daniel McWilliams
    Manager, Daniel McWilliams

    Daniel McWilliams is entering his 19th season managing the Mt. Hood Community College Men’s Basketball team. Daniel is a current MHCC student who prior to MHCC was the manager for the Centennial High School Men’s Basketball and Baseball team.

    During Daniel’s years at MHCC, he has been a part of several Southern Region championship teams, made numerous trips to the NWAC basketball tournament and worked with several student athletes who have continued their careers at the four-year level. Daniel also has been a manager for the women’s softball team and was a part of the 2009, 2010 and 2011 NWAC Championship teams.

    Daniel is the epitome of a Mt. Hood Saint. He takes great pride in his role as a manager for all the teams that he represents. When you think of Mt. Hood Basketball, Daniel is a part of it. He has been a constant for the program for the 19 seasons he has participated. Daniel is MHCC.